Article - September 2012


Bury Girls & Ladies FC 2012/13 U10s squad have been lucky enough to be one of 700 teams nationwide to be successful to secure a new kit funded by the Premier League Charitable Fund.  Each year the Premier League Clubs give 25,000 to the Fund to provide kits to grassroots Clubs and schools.  See photo on the U10s page with the players showing off their new kit.


Article - February 2012


Bury Girls & Ladies FC have worked really hard to promote girls football in the local community.  They have now received a further boost as they have been awarded a 6500 grant from Sport England as part of their Small Grants Programme funded through the Lottery.  Bury Girls & Ladies FC will start their 'Working with Schools' project in the next couple of weeks.  Schools in the borough have already been contacted and so far 6 Primary Schools and 4 High Schools will be receiving training from experienced coaches over the coming months, with further space for 5 more schools.  The coaching sessions will be followed by 3 Football Festivals so all participants get the opportunity to put their new found skills to the test with a mini-tournament, skills sessions, goal keeper coaching and a general fun day out.  From this the Club hopes to attract further new members to the Club at all age groups and to continue to increase participation in girls football in the community.



Article - December 2012



Bury Girls & Ladies FC were delighted to be chosen to receive a donation of new footballs from EA Sports.  Three teams at the Club will be putting them to good use in their training sessions.



Article - April 2011



Bury Girls & Ladies FC were invited guests to a meeting of the Rotary Club of Radcliffe on Monday 11th April 2011, we are delighted to have their support.

Teams wishing to raise funds are invited to join the Rotary Club on the 8th May on their 5 mile sponsored walk.  75% raised goes to the Club and 25% to Rotary.  See Diana for further details.


We look forward to working with the Rotary Club in the future.



Article - December 2010




Thanks to funding from Bury Sports Development, 11 players from the Under 15's squad (2010/2011) completed the FA's Basic Referees Course.

Congratulations to Ellie, Lizzie, Holly, Lauren, Jenna, Emily, Adina, Jess, Katy, Hannah A and Melissa.




Support from Bury Sports Development


Through The Bury Sports and Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) Bury Girls & Ladies FC have received funding which will enable us to promote coach and referee development at the Club.  11 girls aged 14/15 years will undertake a Basic Referees Course on the 28th & 29th December 2010 and the whole of the Under 15s squad (18 players) will complete a Junior Football Organisers Course (JFO) in March 2011. 


At Bury Girls & Ladies FC we like to offer our girls the chance to further improve their skills not just in football but personally as well.  These courses can aid future careers, help with college applications, Duke of Edinburgh awards and personal development.  On completion of the courses the girls will be offered the full support of the Club and the LFA to continue their development should they wish to progress further.  These players could be our coaches and referees of the future, keeping grassroots football alive.




Article - January 2010


Good News from the Football Foundation


Bury Girls & Ladies FC are delighted to have been awarded the 'Grow the Game' grant from the Football Foundation.  The grant will enable the Club to increase participation in girls football.  The funding will help to establish two new teams for the 2010/11 season and a further new team for the 2011/12 season.


We are looking for new players to join us from school years 1, 2, 3 & 5 to fill the new teams.  If you want to give football a go come along to our training sessions.  You will be more than welcome.


Also needed are more volunteers, we need new Managers / Coaches.  Don't forget anyone can volunteer, you just need a couple of spare hours and we will provide all the support and training.





Article - December  2009


Sportsman's Dinner


A big thank you to all those who participated in The Sportsman's Dinner on Friday 20th November 2009.


The event was a great success and the Club are very grateful to all those who contributed and raised much needed funds for the Club.


A massive Bury Girls & Ladies FC thank you must go to Graham Lightbown for all his energy and hard work in making this event happen.





Article - November 2009


 Bury Girls & Ladies FC receive support

from their Local Area Partnership


Bury Girls & Ladies FC are delighted to have received funding from Bury MBC through the Whitefield & Unsworth Local Area Partnership.


The 840 funding will used to purchase new training equipment at the Club.  This will benefit the whole of the Club, and in particular the new teams that the Club plans to set up over the coming seasons.


For season 2009/10 Bury Girls & Ladies FC has squads at Under 8s, 10s, 11s, 12s, 13s, 14s and Ladies. 


The plan for season 2010/11 is to increase this to Under 8s, 9s, 10s, 11s, 12s, 13s, 14s, 15s and Ladies.  And the following season to have a full compliment of teams from Under 8s through to Ladies.


We are always on the look out for new players at the Club and are currently looking specifically for girls in school years 3, 4 and 5 who wish to give football a go and experienced players aged 16 and over.


If you are interested in joining this increasingly popular, professionally run Club then go to the 'Contacts Page' and get in touch.




Article - September/October 2009


Good News from the Football Foundation


Bury Girls & Ladies FC are delighted to have received two awards from the Football Foundation.


A grant under the Junior Kit Scheme has been received and a further grant from the Goalpost Safety Scheme.


This has allowed the club to provide the new Under 10s team with a kit and provide new 9v9 goals for our Under 12s and Under 13s teams who are now playing this formation of football.


Along with these grants the Club has also received kit sponsorship for the Under 14s kit from Horizon Developments.  With Pymgate Construction Ltd sponsoring all our new match and training balls for the forthcoming season.


With this kind of input from the Football Foundation and local businesses the Club can only go from strength to strength.



Under 10s celebrating the good news and new kit.