Category: News

May Half Term Football

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Following the success of our course at both Menston & Rothwell at Easter we are delighted to announce that we have secured both venues for May Half Term. We have access to two of the best facilities in Leeds for our holiday clubs which guarantees the quality of our courses as well as the safety […]

UFCA & PhysioAction

UFCA are delighted to announce a partnership with local physiotherapists ‘PhysioAction’. This is the next step in our progression to ensure we provide our players with the best possible all round service. A physio will attend our Friday Elite Squad sessions on the last Friday of every month and will be there for the full […]

Player Development Centre

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Lawnswood YMCA, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 6HQ First session Thursday 16th May 2013 5pm – 6pm (U6s, 7s & 8s) 6pm – 7pm (U9s, 10s & 11s)             [icon_list style=”star”] 2 Free taster sessions (16th & 23rd May) 30th May – No Session. 6th June – 25th July – 8 […]

UFCA Champions League – In House May 6th

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6th May (Bank holiday Monday) Lawnswood YMCA (3G) Otley Road, LS16 6HQ 10am – 4pm Tournament (£5 per player) [icon_list style=”star”] Under 5s & 6s (3 a side) Under 7s & 8s (5 a side) Under 9s & 10s (7 a side) Under 11s, 12s, 13s & 14s (7 a side) [/icon_list] Teams will be […]

U11s Vs Man City Select Squad U11s

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Six weeks ago our Under 11s took part in a game against CFD and on the night were outplayed. The defeat wasn’t a problem for me as a coach as I quickly saw it as an opportunity to work on some specific issues that arose from the game. The next training session me and the […]

The Weather Is Winning

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                  All our sessions this week have been cancelled due to the snow & bank holiday. [icon_list style=”delete”] Monday Night Football – Unplayable Pitch (Frozen Snow) Tuesdays Player Development Centre – Unplayable Pitch (Frozen Snow) Fridays EDS Session – Good Friday (School Closed) [/icon_list] As we stand […]

UFCA Light up Lawnswood

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Monday 18th March saw us welcome our neighbours from York (CFD), these games are always a great test & challenge for both sets of players and that is exactly what we want for all of our players at UFCA. Even though the first matches weren’t due to start till 5pm, we were there from 3.30pm […]

Easter Football

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Trinity Fitness, Horsforth Brownberrie Lane, Leeds, LS18 5HD Tuesday 9th April – Friday 12th April 9.30am – 3.30pm  (early drop off and late pick up options available if required please email for details) [box style=”quote”]“Dedicated to youth Development”[/box] [icon_list style=”star”] UFCA Players Only. 3G & Grass Pitches Available to us. Please bring both sets […]

Match Times

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Over the next few weeks, our games programme kicks into overdrive. We have got a full MNF games programme until the end of April and we also play the first of our Academy fixtures against Man City. […]

UFCA invades Wembley Stadium

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Lots of our players are BIG Bradford city fans and a few of them made the long trip to London to watch their beloved league 2 team take on Premier League high flyers Swansea. Despite the result not going the Bantams way I’m certain all of the players that went enjoyed the occasion. This is […]


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Lawnswood YMCA, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 6HQ Monday 4th March 2013 5pm – 6pm Under 5s, 6s, 7s & 8s (Free Session) 6pm – 7pm Under 9s, 10s & 11s (Free Session) This session is open to all UFCA players of primary school age. We are encouraging all players that attend to bring a friend […]

Development Day

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Wednesday 20th February Lawnswood YMCA Otley Road LS16 6HQ         [icon_list style=”star”] 9.30am – 3.30pm. £13 Boots (moulded & studs required) Kit for all weathers. Provide own packed lunch & drinks. A day of structured development including Attacking, defending, passing, dribbling, shooting & SSGs. Open to all of our players. [/icon_list] Reserve […]

Monday Night Football Kicks Off

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Last Monday saw us welcome Lawnswood U12s and Yorkshire Amateurs U8s & 10s to our Home venue. All 3 games were played in the right spirit. There was some tremendous football on show from all the teams but we were delighted with periods of football that we played. Our Under 11s which included two of […]

British Weather!!!!

Unfortunately the weather has taken its toll this week, we had our in house game for the 11s & 12s cancelled on Monday as well as our first Tuesday session of 2013 falling victim to the weather. Our Friday session isn’t cancelled but we won’t be able to use the 3G as the freezing temperatures […]

Christmas Tournament Fixtures

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The draw for the UFCA Christmas tournament has taken place and thrown up some interesting squads & fixtures. If you possess a football top the same colour as the team you are playing in then please wear that, if not we will provide a bib of the colour required. World Cup Squads   England (WHITE) […]

Christmas Tournamnet & Party

Lawnswood YMCA, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 6HQ Saturday 22nd December 10am – 2pm £10 – Per Player (family members welcome for free) Please confirm attendance before 15th December via email so we can arrange the teams for the tournament. Raffle Each player will get one raffle ticket & more can be purchased on the […]

Barcelona Bound

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In May we are embarking on a summer training camp to Barcelona. We are staying in salou and the venue we will be training at is We want to provide the players with a memorable football experience. And where better than the home of Messi, Xavi, Iniesta & co?   On the tour we […]

Harry Becomes a Terrier

Another one of our Black & Yellow starlets has signed for a Pro Club. Congratulations to Harry Carney, he has signed for Huddersfield U11s for the remainder of the season. He has been involved with Hudds since age 7 without really ever receiving a chance to step into the Academy set up. After some impressive […]

Alfie Farris signs for Barnsley U12s

After spending 3 months from May to July with our Elite Development Squad Alfie was picked up over the summer by Barnsley, he was given the standard trial period which all pro clubs use to help them assess players properly before making decisions. […]