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New North Herts Base for Foundation community sessions

21 January 2019

Club News

New North Herts Base for Foundation community sessions

21 January 2019

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Stevenage FC Foundation are excited to announce a new selection of community-based sessions that will be offered at the brand-new Hertfordshire FA Community Football Centre in Letchworth...

Starting from Monday 21st January, the Foundation will be initially offering 3 weekly sessions for the North Herts community to get active with two Walking Football sessions and a weekly Men's kickabout.

The venue will also become the training base for Stevenage Ladies FC who currently play in The FA Women's National League (Division 1 South East).

The brand-new state of the art, 3G facility has been funded by the Football Foundation, and will provide a fantastic base for the Foundation to continue their work in the North Hertfordshire area.

Head of Foundation, Joe Goude said, “We're delighted to be able to support such a great facility from its opening and with three sessions currently on offer, we are working hard to bring as many as another six or seven sessions to the Community Football Centre over the next couple of months.

“North Hertfordshire is a key area for the Foundation, we already deliver in a number of schools and the football club have many fans that reside in this part of the County. We're excited to be able to offer them a way of engaging with the football club as well as leading active and healthy lifestyles away from a match day.”

Hertfordshire FA Acting CEO, Karl Lingham echoed this, “We're looking forward to building on our partnership with Stevenage FC Foundation by bringing their variety of community activities to the Community Football Centre. Our work with the Foundation in recent times has been supporting the continued development of their workforce in areas such as safeguarding, emergency aid and more and we're excited to work with them to create a positive, safe environment here.

“There is a long-term commitment from Hertfordshire FA to provide a facility that meets the needs of our local community and we are delighted to have the Foundation as a key partner, working to make the facility a huge success.”

Starting from Monday 21st January, the following sessions will be available at the Community Football Centre (Baldock Road, Letchworth, Herts, SG6 2EN):

  • Monday, 10am-11am: Walking Football, £5 per session
  • Monday, 8pm-9pm: Men's Kickabout, £4 per session
  • Tuesday, 8pm-9pm: Walking Football, £5 per session

Over the coming months, the following sessions will also be offered in partnership with local organisations and Hertfordshire FA:

  • Women's Kickabout
  • Premier League Kicks
  • Inclusive Football
  • Active Tots
  • Health & Wellbeing Sessions

...and more!

For more information about the sessions available at the Community Football Centre please visit


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