Our risk assessments can be found here:
- Juniors Risk Assessment – Young Elizabethan League and Nottinghamshire Girls and Ladies Football League
- Juniors Risk Assessment – Notts Youth League (U15-U18)
- Seniors Risk Assessment – Notts Senior League
Football Training sessions for Boys and Girls aged 5 to 7
Our new fun football sessions for young footballers continue on Saturday 12th September at the Memorial Ground, Southwell. These sessions are being run by our partner, Canoville Coaching. This local coaching company was founded by Lee Canoville, a former professional footballer with over 200 games played for teams including Arsenal, Northampton Town, Torquay United and Notts County.
Training takes place every Saturday at 9.00am and 10.00am and costs £5 per session. If your child is looking to play for a Southwell City team, these sessions are the starting point.
Due to high demand, we ask that all bookings are made in advance on a week-to-week basis. You can book a number of weeks ahead if this works for you.
Please book one or more sessions using the form below. If you child is attending for the first time, you will then be sent an email to register your child’s details with the club and to confirm the booking and payment.
Reception (F2) and Year 1 – 9.00am until 10.00am
Year 2: 10:00am until 11.00am
The club is looking to recruit more players for our fantastic girls teams. There are opportunities for players in most age groups, regardless of ability. Players that are interested in joining one of our thriving teams should contact Girls Development Officer, Sven Richards, in the first instance. Email: [email protected], Mobile: 07818 274336
The club is pleased to announce that competitive training and matches can now be allowed, following the issuing of new FA guidance.
We have produced four documents designed to keep matters simple. These can be shared with parents, other opposition coaches, etc, as needed.
All City coaches will be required to attend a Zoom meeting with the Club Welfare Officer, Richard Miller, before any matches take place. Invites will be sent out shortly.
The following documents will need to be read before the meeting.
The club will provide the required PPE packs and a top up system will be organised.
Managers and coaches of City teams should contact any exec committee member if they have any questions about any of the above.
Our risk assessments can be found here:
Pre-Season for the mens first team begins with a trip to Clifton on August 8th. We then travel to Teversal and Newark Town before finishing off with fixtures at Collingham and Holbrook St Michaels. Some testing early fixtures for Jonny Upton’s team which should be a great help in shaping our squad for the upcoming season.
Southwell City Saracens are on the look out for new players to join them. The team play on Saturdays and next season will be U14’s in YEL Division 2. The coaching team are now looking to add a few players to the squad in time for the next campaign.
For further details, please contact Mat or Adam on the phone numbers shown above.
Firstly, I hope everybody is keeping well and staying safe at this difficult time. As the lockdown gradually eases, we can only wish that we soon return to a more normal existence and the chance to do things like play football!
Like many local organisations and businesses, the football club has been very much affected by the pandemic. With no income coming into the club, we are fortunate that we do have back up funds to keep us going. So, we wait and hope that we are in a position to play football again in the Autumn and we can start the slow return back to normal.
The lockdown has meant that we have had to postpone much of the development at Brinkley for a season. However, this week we were granted planning permission by Newark & Sherwood Council, which means that we can now plan ahead and start to deliver what we have promised, albeit a bit later than planned!
The club is truly grateful for the time and effort given by Joseph Kemish Architects. Joe has been a true friend to the club. His images of the proposed clubhouse and main pitch can be seen below.
Away from Brinkley, we also hope to make some improvements at the Memorial Ground, which we would like to have in place before the beginning of the next football season, whenever that starts. As well as spending some money on essential maintenance of the main pitch, we will be upgrading the windows and doors as part of a process of smartening the place up. We want to encourage people to start using the facilities more, for both football and community-related activities.
Under normal circumstances, last weekend would have been our Junior Presentation Day. Despite the event being cancelled, some teams will still be issuing the usual end-of-season medals and trophies and managers will be in touch about this. As a club, we hope that we might be able to arrange a day in September when we can all come together and celebrate a return to football. Obviously, we cannot be certain that this will happen, in current circumstances, but we would like to do something. Hopefully we are not being too optimistic!
Thank you to everybody who donated to our recent appeal for Nottingham NHS hospitals. In just one weekend, club members and friends donated nearly £2,500, which is amazing! As a club, we will continue to look at ways in which we can positively contribute to our local community, for the benefit of all.
Finally, I am pleased to report that our adult first teams have both had a great season, despite the early end to games. We are lucky to have two inspirational first team managers in Jonny Upton (Mens) and Andy Mollet (Ladies). Their end of season messages can be found on the club website:
If anybody has any further questions as to what is happening at the club, myself or any of the executive committee will be pleased to respond.
Take care everybody. We really hope to see you all again very soon.
Chairman, Southwell City FC
Wow! In 3 days we’ve helped raise £2,464 to go directly to Nottingham Hospitals Charity so our NHS heroes can get as much help as possible.
THANK YOU to anyone who donated and to Bingham Town FC for the inspiration.
What do you do when it’s your big birthday and it’s in the middle of lockdown? City’s Vice Chairman, Mitch Annable, was not to be deterred from celebrating his big day, just because he couldn’t go out. So, he decided to hold his very own Isolation Cup Final in the back garden, complete with his family in Southwell City kit!
It looks as if it was a lovely day for it and we will update when he let’s us know the final score! 😄
Happy Birthday Mitch from all your friends at City!