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Hunters and Hurricanes victorious at Harling!

May 7th, 2019|

The Under 9 Hunters and Under 9 Hurricanes both returned from East Harling Sports & Social Club with silverware as they won the Kappa Cup and 4sports Trophy respectively. The Hunters faced Hellesdon FC on Saturday 4th May in a tight final, with no goals and the game going to penalties, where the team were victorious on spot kicks. The Hurricanes played Easton FC on Sunday 5th May where there were plenty of goals which saw the team run

2019 Tournament Results

May 5th, 2019|

MORNING WINNERS & RUNNERS UP U8 Winners - Old Catton J.F.C. U8 Lions U8 Runners Up - Horsford F.C. U8 Hurricanes U10 Winners - Isleham United Youth F.C. U10 U10 Runners Up - Taverham F.C. U10 United U12 Winners - Isleham United Youth F.C. U12 U12 Runners Up - Horsford F.C. U12 Hawks U12G Winners - Waveney F.C. U12G U12G Runners Up - Horsford F.C. U12G U14 Winners - St Andrews F.C. U14 Eagles U14 Runners Up - Horsford

Veterans do the double!

May 4th, 2019|

Horsford completed the cup and league double last night after beating Tavern Old Boys 4-3 in extra time to win the 2019 Norfolk Veterans Cup. Tavern took the lead early through Troy Bond, before Daniel McKail’s long range effort and a Roy Bevis penalty turned the game on its head before the break. From the restart Stephen Jones pounced to put the scores level and then completed his brace to put Tavern back in the lead, before Grant Holt

Mental Health Awareness

March 28th, 2019|

Horsford FC are committed to raising awareness and providing support for mental health. We have two dedicated Mental Health Awareness officers in the club, who are available to talk to, or who can provide links and details to additional support for all club members. 07846 248304 mand2201@icloud.com 07540 753894 chris@horsfordfc.co.uk Mind are the mental health charity that believes no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. They work to reduce the stigma associated

Safeguarding and 2019 Update

February 28th, 2019|

Dear All,  This is a general update just to provide you with some information in regards to changes within our club.  As of this evening, we have added and qualified two additional Child Welfare Officers in Marie East, and Chris Brown. As you should know, Amanda Sheehy is still our Child Welfare Officer and should be contacted in the first instance.  All officers will receive emails sent to safeguarding@horsfordfc.co.uk or you can contact them individually using the details below:  Amanda Sheehy07828 275295amanda@horsfordfc.co.uk Marie East 07917 783548marie@horsfordfc.co.uk Chris Brown 07540 753894chris@horsfordfc.co.uk  If

Grant Holt joins Horsford F.C.

August 25th, 2018|

Former Norwich City striker and hall-of-famer Grant Holt has joined Horsford F.C. Veterans. Grant is also playing for Wroxham FC in the Thurlow Nunn League on Saturday's. The club are excited to have Grant on board as the Veterans team looks to complete a double in winning the Leathes Prior Veterans League Premiership and the Norfolk County FA Veterans Cup in 2019.

Horsford F.C. benefit as Simpson praises new FA scheme

August 16th, 2018|

England Under-19s Head Coach, Paul Simpson, believes funding from The FA’s Retain the Game scheme could help to secure the long-term future of Horsford F.C. The grant, which has been awarded to help aid the retention of adult male teams within grassroots football, will enable Horsford F.C. to sustain their Veterans and Adult Sunday teams over the coming years. Retain the Game is a programme funded by The FA and delivered by the Football Foundation. It awards grants of £750

4sports Plate Success!

May 21st, 2018|

Congratulations to the Under 8 Hurricanes, Under 9 Hurricanes, Under 11 Tigers and the Under 15's on winning the 4sports Plate at their respective age groups.

2018 Tournament Information

February 9th, 2018|

Our annual tournament will take place on Sunday 6th May 2018 at Horsford Village Hall. Morning – Under 8’s, Under 10’s, Under 12’s, Under 13 Girls, Under 14’s and Under 15 Girls. Afternooon – Under 7’s, Under 9’s, Under 11’s, Under 12 Girls, Under 13’s, and Under 15’s (Invitation only). The cost of entry is £25 per team. Select your age group below and fill out the entry form and complete payment. All applications must be made online, no postal

Our New Badge

February 9th, 2018|

Congratulations to Luke Girling from the Under 15's for his winning design. The club committee loved Luke's classy, yet simplistic design for the badge, and are thrilled with the outcome. Luke has received his prize of £100 voucher for Chapelfield, and the Under 15's are in the process of choosing a team prize!

Ladies Football Update

January 4th, 2018|

Back in August we announced our plans to provide a provision for ladies football at Horsford FC. We have had a fantastic initial response, including a well attended open training session in October. As a club we have been working very hard behind the scenes to find coaches to lead the team going forward. The team is open to all and players are welcome to join. We are now delighted to announce that we have two coaches that are coming

Horsford F.C. bags £4,000 from Tesco’s community grant scheme

November 27th, 2017|

Horsford F.C. is delighted to announce it has bagged £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £40 million to over 9,700 local community projects. Millions of shoppers have voted in Tesco stores up and down the country and it can

New name and badge!

November 15th, 2017|

On Tuesday 14th November, the club committee voted to change the name of our club from Horsford Youth FC to Horsford FC. The club feel that the new name will reflect the welcoming for all to be involved within the club. We now host boys and girls from the age of 4, all the way through to adults football (our oldest registered player is 57!). As part of our renaming, we are hosting a competition for 18’s and under to

Men’s Sunday Team Announcement

October 31st, 2017|

We're excited to announce that we now have an adult Sunday team! The team move from Horsford United where they currently play in the Norwich & District Sunday League Premier Division. The team play their home matches at Horsford Village Hall and are managed by Stuart Clark. The side are always on the look out for additions to the squad over the age of 16.

Welcome to Horsford Community Sports!

October 9th, 2017|

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_dzHjpx7Wk&feature=youtu.be"] We are excited to say that we are fully up and running and as well as coaching and refereeing, we have some really exciting opportunities for our members in the near future. The aim of our Youth Development Programme is to provide opportunities to develop in sports leadership, whether that be coaching, refereeing or both. We are passionate about developing the next generation of coaches and referees in Norfolk and will do everything we can to support everyone

Bags of Help Grant

August 19th, 2017|

Horsford Youth FC are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores - being awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region have been shortlisted to receive the cash award and shoppers are being invited to head along to Tesco stores to vote

Ladies Launch

August 16th, 2017|

We're delighted announce the creation of a ladies team. After numerous discussions with Mum's, Sisters, Aunties and more, we'll be hosting some taster sessions in the next few months to try our best to build a ladies team. The opportunity is open to any female over the age of 16, and we're asking for some details below so that we can arrange a time to get the sessions underway.

Community v Coaches Match 2017

July 31st, 2017|

In order to support our teams in the club further, we holding a fundraising match on Friday 15th September at Horsford Village Hall, giving the parents and family of players the chance to play against their coaches! We will also be taking a whole club photo, so we need support from all the players on the evening. Cost is £5 per player, there will be a BBQ and refreshments available at Horsford Social Club afterwards. If you are interested in getting

PCVR Success

July 20th, 2017|

Horsford Youth F.C. are delighted to have received £500 in Norfolk FA grants which have been spent already in providing coaching courses to new coaches. The Play Coach Volunteer Referee (PCVR) Club Support Fund is designed to provide support to clubs across three main areas. These include; football services such as affiliations, education, insurance and pitch hire at Norfolk FA facilities; Nike Kit, apparel and equipment through local distributor 4Sports; goals and grounds equipment through local manufacturer MH Goals. After a staggering

Harvey Newstead wins FA Community Award – Norfolk County FA’s Young Volunteer of the Year 2017

May 30th, 2017|

Our Horsford Community Sports Vice Chair, mentor and Horsford Youth FC Committee member Harvey Newstead, 15, was informed by letter from Norfolk County FA that he had been nominated and had won a FA Community Award in the category - Norfolk County FA's Young Volunteer of the Year Award! We are delighted as a Club that Harvey’s hard work and determination over the last few years has been recognised and we hope that he continues his great work into the next

Under 12 Kappa Cup Winners!

May 17th, 2017|

The Under 12's beat Firside 1-0 in the Kappa Cup final held at the FDC in Bowthorpe on Sunday 14th May. A solitary goal from Will Ferguson saw Steve Vincent and Nick Gaskin's team lift the cup!

Under 14’s are champions!

April 3rd, 2017|

The Under 14's are NCYFL Division 1 champions after beating Old Catton Pumas 7-1. They are currently on a 15 game winning run, and could make it a perfect season with a win in their final league match on the 7th May.

New Goals!

March 25th, 2017|

A massive thank you to all those that helped construct our new goals from MH Goals today. A big thanks to Danny Brown for his time and effort in building the storage cage. These goals were purchased with the grant we recently received from Horsford Parish Council.

Tournament 2017 Registration Open!

January 25th, 2017|

Entry to our 2017 Tournament is now open! Once again, we will be hosting the tournament at Horsford Village Hall & Recreation Ground on Monday 1st May. For the first time, we will be accepting registration and payment online through our website. Morning Session - U6, U8, U10, U12, U14, U14 Girls. Afternoon Session - U7, U9, U11, U13, U11 Girls, U12 Girls

Parish Council Grant Success!

January 6th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that Horsford Parish Council have granted us £12,500 to improve our facilities at Horsford Primary School on Mill Lane! A massive thank you to them.

Aviva Community Fund

October 21st, 2016|

Horsford Youth Football Club is approaching the Aviva Community Fund with a proposal to make significant and long overdue refurbishments and upgrades to our existing building situated on the Horsford Primary School site. The prefabricated building was provided by Horsford Junior School in 2003 following a large reconstruction project to the site. The resulting mobile classrooms became available for sale. The school donated one unit to HYFC for free creating a long lasting working relationship between the school and the

Mini Skills Soccer

September 26th, 2016|

We are now at capacity for Mini Skills Soccer on Saturday mornings. If you are interested in your child participating in Mini Skills or interested in helping, please contact Shaun Crowe (shauncrowehyfc@yahoo.com) for further information.

Fundraising Match 2016

July 29th, 2016|

In order to support our teams in the club further, we holding a fundraising match on Friday 9th September, giving the parents and family of players the chance to play against their coaches! If your interested in getting involved, fill out your details below so we can get in touch.

Referees Association Conference 2016

July 17th, 2016|

Andy Moncur, Tom Rampling, Harvey Newstead and Dario Mathewson; all members past and present of our Community Sports programme attended the annual Referees Association Conference, which took place over the weekend of 16th and 17th July. The event was organised by both the RA and the RAFA Youth Council. On the Saturday they attended the practical side of the event. The events were ran by national tutors as well Premier League match officials, such as Lee Betts and Craig Pawson.

Battle of East Anglia Tournament

July 11th, 2016|

Well done to the Under 9 Tigers on their 'Battle of East Anglia' tournament victory on Saturday 9th July! They won the final on penalties against Ipswich Valley Rangers, after facing teams from Thetford, Bury St Edmunds, and Waveney.

Under 8’s at Rocklands

July 11th, 2016|

Congratulations to the Under 8's on winning the Rocklands Youth FC Summer Tournament on Saturday 9th July . The boys had to learn a very different set of rules to what they were used to yesterday and put on some brilliant performances to make it to the final against Morley. A 2-0 win in the final saw them become champions. Well done to both Under 8's teams that took part.

Annual General Meeting

June 28th, 2016|

Our AGM took place on Tuesday 28th June and several changes have happened within the club. Our General Secretary; Alex Pond has stepped down after a fantastic 4 years of service, progressing the club forward fantastically. We thank Alex for all the hard work he has done for the club. He also has stepped down from coaching next season's Under 16's. Viv Clark will be the General Secretary going forward, supported by Chris Brown. Treasurer; Dawn Matthews also has stepped down

Under 12’s at Wroxham

June 26th, 2016|

On Sunday 26th June the Under 12's played at the Wroxham tournament. We started well winning our first game with a solo effort goal from our captain Jack Paternoster, he ran the length of the pitch with the ball after making a fantastic tackle on the edge of his own box, putting it past the keeper with an assured finish, to get some early points on the board. Only an excellent free kick from Buxton separated the teams in the

Under 11 Girls at Costessey Sports

June 19th, 2016|

The Under 11 Girls headed to the annual Costessey Sports tournament on Sunday 19th June. They were looking to add to a fantastic first season, and follow up with a second tournament victory of the summer. The girls performed brilliantly and won the tournament! A massive thanks to Costessey Sports Club for a great tournament.