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Football Development

Activities and courses run by our Football Development team.

What is Football Development?

About Football Development

Our Football Development team delivers programmes, tournaments and courses across the borough which aim to create a structured approach to the development of football.

We work in partnership with the Irish Football Association in relation to grassroots football in Northern Ireland.

Football Development Centre - Starts 23 September 2022

Come and enjoy football in a child-centred I.F.A. approved facility that gives children,
regardless of ability, the opportunity to learn skills and enjoy playing football in a safe,
well organised environment.

To bookdownload the form to complete and sign and return it to Londonderry Park by post or in person or scan and email it to Sports Development. Payment can be taken over the phone or in person at Londonderry Park.
All contact details are available on the form.

 

Football Development Centre - Halloween, 1 to 3 November 2022

Come and enjoy football in a child-centred I.F.A. approved facility that gives children,
regardless of ability, the opportunity to learn skills and enjoy playing football in a safe,
well organised environment.

To bookdownload the form to complete and sign and return it to Londonderry Park by post or in person or scan and email it to Sports Development. Payment can be taken over the phone or in person at Londonderry Park.
All contact details are available on the form.

Previous Events

Finished events and programmes include;

  • Walking football - Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex
  • Community Cup - Londonderry Park
  • Borough Cup
  • Primary school league had 18 schools taking part. The League was won by Londonderry Primary School. This was the 1st time they have won it since 1963.
  • 9 aside leagues for Primary schools (Final at end of May)
  • Peninsula League 
  • January Football Development Centre  This programme was fully booked with 80 kids participating
  • Easter Camp
  • Girls programme - Girls finals day 29th May

For further information on any of our soccer development programmes please contact our Soccer Development Officer Craig Brotherston at craig.brotherston@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk