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Welcome to Stevenage FC Football Academy

Stevenage Football Academy is a purpose built training facility for all ages and all areas of the community. Anybody of any ability who wishes to play football will be able to find an activity suitable for them.

The state of the art facility has three 6-a-side pitches 40m x 23m and four 5-a-side pitches 30m x 20m all laid with the latest 3G rubber crumb surface which looks and plays like real grass and is used by a number of top clubs in England and Abroad, including Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Leeds United and Newcastle United for their training pitches.

Players can either attend one of our many course or they can get together with some friends or workmates and hire a pitch for themselves. We also run organised leagues for Adults and Juniors so there really is something for everyone.

Please note that screw in studs and metal blades are not allowed on the pitches.


Development Trials

Our Development Centre is a technical training program which runs on a Tuesday evening. We will be holding Development Trials for Under 12's, Under 13's, Under 14's and Under 16's outfield players, this will be a 2 week trial starting on Tuesday 28th April and finishing on Tuesday 5th May . Unfortunately we will not be holding Goal keeping trials at this time however if you would like us to add your son to our Waiting List please download the Development Waiting List form and return it to us via email attachment - reception@sbfa.co.uk.

To apply please download the trial application form and return it to us with the £12 trial fee (cheques/postal orders are made payable to SFA). Once we have received your application, we will contact you with the time needed to attend for your correct age group.

Please note: We do not accept trial forms and payments on the day, this must be booked in advance.

Safe Hands Goalkeeping Course

Aimed at players that are new to the position or have not had any technical training on the position, Stevenage FC Academy will hopefully be running a 10 week Safe Hands Course starting in June at a cost of £60.

To register your interest please download a Waiting List form by clicking here and must be returned to Shephalbury Sports Academy, Broadhall Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG2 8RH along with a payment of £60. Places will be limited on this course to just 12 children per session.

Boro Baby Kickers

Due to popular demand Stevenage FC are extending their very popular Junior Kickers sessions that run on a Saturday morning to include children from 18 months old. The new sessions will run in the Executive Suite, The Lamex Stadium, Broadhall Way, Stevenage, Herts SG2 8RH on a Sunday morning from 10am. The Boro Baby Kickers will start from 10.00 - 10.45am for child aged 18 - 24 months and the Boro Toddler Kickers for the 2 - 3 years old will run from 11.00 - 11.45am (not currently running). There will also be a midweek session on a Wednesday from 9.15 - 10.00am for the Boro Babies (not currently running).

The sessions are structured so that the children can learn in a fun, pressure free environment that is educational as well as imaginative to help develop skills such as learning colours and numbers, balance and co-ordination plus improve cognitive and social skills. Both age groups, but especially the Boro Babies will involve parent participation, so mums and dads remember your trainers.

Baby Boro Kickers (18 - 24 months) - Sunday 10.00am - 10.45am 

Boro Toddler Kickers (24 - 36 months) - Sunday 11.00am - 11.45am

Baby Boro Kickers & Boro Toddler Kickers will be starting on Sunday 26th April from 10am - 10.45am, this session will take place in the Broadhall Suite at The Lamex Stadium - Stevenage Football Club. It will cost £36 for 6 weeks and it will also cost an additional £20 to purchase the kit (first time applicants only). We are still accepting application forms, to book a place please download a form (above) and return it to us with a cheque made payable to SFA.

Walking Football

Do you want to continue to play the beautiful game? Do you think the mind still works but the body says no? Well now you can take part in a brand new session every week at Shephalbury Sports Academy aimed at the over 50's called Walking Football. Research says there is no reason why you should not play football into your fifties and sixites so there are no excuses.

The game is played in a similiar way to normal football, dribbling, passing and scoring remain important elements of the walking version of football although you'll still get a good workout by having to move from one end of the pitch to the other, you won't exert yourself to the same extent as standard football nor will you run such a great risk of spraining a limb or bumping into other players. It is open to both male and female participants with the emphasis on enjoyment, fun and meeting new people.

So come along to Shephalbury Sports Academy every Wednesday between 10am - 11am and fall back in love with the game.

Score Soccer Leagues

Small sided football is a great way to get some exercise and lose those extra pounds you may have gained over the Christmas period. 

We run 5 and 6 a-side leagues on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings and with new leagues starting all the time there has never been a better time to get involved. Every new team that joins a Score Soccer League in January 2015 will receive FREE Stevenage FC Match Tickets for a League 2 match. If you are a current league team and you recommend a new team to us, you will both get a FREE League Game!!!

To contact us about any of the above activites or for anything else that we offer both children and adults, please call us on 01438 368068 to speak to a member of the Reception team.

Enter our 5-a-side & 6-a-side leagues!!!!

Benefits of entering our Leagues! 

FREE Reg Fees!
FREE Stevenage FC Match Tickets!

Enter Score! Soccer Leagues on any Night and get FREE TICKETS to watch Stevenage FC play, not only that you also get a FREE REGISTRATION FEE FOR THIS SEASON!

Small sided football is a great way to get some exercise and lose those extra pounds you may of put on over the xmas period. We run 5 and 6 a side leagues on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings and with the new leagues starting all the time there has never been a better time to get involved. Every new team that joins a Score Soccer League in February will receive match tickets for a Stevenage FC League 1 game and if you are a current team and recommend a NEW TEAM, you will both receive a FREE GAME!!!

Junior KickersYou and your team can view all of your team’s fixtures results and league tables in our brand new SCORE! Centre at

  www.scoresoccerleagues.co.uk Score! Soccer Leagues run from Sunday-Thursday in the evening for all ages. Games will last 40 minutes and there is promotion and relegation in all divisions.

For more information and to register your team call The Score! Soccer Leagues team now on 01438 368068 or email reception@sbfa.co.uk

Visit our BRAND NEW website at www.scoresoccerleagues.co.ukfor more information about our leagues. 

Score! Soccer Leagues Times
Monday 5 and 6-a-side 6.30 onwards
Tuesday 5 a-side Ladies 7pm onwards
Wednesday 5 and 6-a-side 8pm onwards
Thursday 6-a-side 7pm onwards
Sunday  5-a-side  6pm onwards 

May Half Term Soccer Camp 2015!! 

Soccer CampsIt's That Time of year again! We have a Soccer Camp running from 10am - 3pm on all dates from Tuesday 26th May - Friday 29th April 2015 for 5-12 year olds.


1 Day: £13.50

2 Days: £23.00

4 Days: £40.00

Soccer Camps offer the perfect school holiday boredom solution and run from 10am - 3pm daily.  

To book your child a place please download the booking form here and return it to us with payment. 
Try out our Junior Kickers for FREE! 

Junior Kickers is run as a 10 week course to encourage familiarity and confidence amongst attendees. It seeks to provide both boys and girls aged 3 and 4 with an introduction to football, using fun games and activities to teach the games primary skills. Coaches pay particular focus on developing children’s co-ordination, balance, ball movement and self confidence. Each 45 minute session is taught on a coach to child ratio at the Stevenage Football Academy in a safe and friendly learning environment.

Junior KickersJunior kickers is designed into three ability groups with Beginners and Intermediate aimed at 3 and 4 year olds and Advanced groups for children moving towards school starting age. Our advance groups seek to provide transition from mini kickers to Soccer School Pay & Play, allowing players to slowly and safely adapt to the style of play found in Soccer School Pay & Play.

Our next Free Junior Kicker Taster Session is at 12 noon - 12.45pm on Saturday 27th June 2015. For more information or to book your son/daughter on, please either email reception@sbfa.co.uk or call us on 01438 368068.

To book your son/daughter on to our Junior Kickers block starting on Saturday 13th June, please download a booking form here or you can alternatively call 01438 368068.