News

Chairman’s Message

I know I speak for all the managers and committee members when I say how disappointed we are that we are still unable to provide football in any way shape or form. Like so many of you, I really miss the sound of the girls and boys playing football, cheering, laughing, the mickey-taking at the expense of the coaches and the groans as last gasp goals go in or narrowly miss. Many of the managers Read more…

Half-Term Football Camp

From pro-coaching with our guest coaches, filmed coaching sessions, and finishing with a fun tournament. Thank you to all our participants, the pro-coaches, Jeff, Lee, and George, Wai from Southampton Womens FC, our Goalkeeper coach Kevin from Alresford Town FC, and all our very own club coaches. We hope everyone had fun learning!

The Return of Grassroots Football

We are pleased to confirm that after the announcement on Friday from the FA, confirming Government approval of their Grass Roots plan, we are now able to return to training and matches using the recommended guidelines and procedures. In an effort to make sure we have everything in place for our players return we are making the appropriate changes to the facilities at Stratton Bates Rec. with a view to training resuming next week (27th Read more…

Women’s National League Football Coming to Alresford

As a growing pillar in the community for the Town of Alresford, today we are delighted to confirm that Alresford Town FC will be bringing National League football to the area. For the 2020/21 season, Southampton Women’s Football Club of the FA Women’s National League Division One South West (Tier 4), will play their home games at Arlebury Park.  They celebrate 50 years in women’s football this season and as the first winners of the Read more…

Alresford Town F.C. and Alresford Town Youth F.C. has agreed to align

Community development and outreach continue to be a key component of the future of Alresford Town F.C. as it emerges from the pandemic. Alresford Town F.C. and Alresford Town Youth F.C. has agreed to align in order to offer a first-class football learning and development program with a pathway into the senior club. The agreement will offer young football players at the youth club access to all-star and development training sessions, player-parent workshops, and coaches Read more…

Pitch Preparation Fund

The Pitch Preparation Fund was set up in support of the game, which is currently facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 outbreak.  The Fund is providing grants to clubs that have lost out on normal revenue streams during this difficult period. The funding will enable us to prepare our football pitches so that they are match-fit for when it is safe to play football again, following Government advice. We can use our grant towards helping to pay Read more…

Club Registration Fees 2020/21 Season

GRASSROOTS football is currently experiencing an unprecedented period of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation is incredibly fluid, and it is impossible to say at this stage when and how football will be back. Like you, we are already desperate for it to return! However, we remain optimistic, and the committee and managers are continuing to prepare for the 2020/21 season. The club is particularly mindful of everyone who may be affected financially Read more…

GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL IN ENGLAND SUSPENDED

Following the recent statement from the Prime Minister and the subsequent FA Announcement regarding Grass Roots Football in England, it is with regret that ATYFC will be suspending all football activities until further notice. The Committee and Managers of ATYFC are deeply saddened by the need for this course of action but feel there is no alternative. We will remain in contact with parents/carers and club members and hope this unprecedented situation passes as soon as possible. Read more…

Alresford Town Youth FC score funding from The FA

Alresford Town Youth FC are on the hunt for the next generation of female players after receiving a £3000 Grow the Game grant. The scheme, which is funded by The Football Association [The FA] and delivered by the Football Foundation, will enable Alresford Town Youth FC to create two completely new girls teams, in the younger age groups, providing a significant boost to female participatory opportunities in Alresford. The Grow the Game scheme sees grants Read more…

Congratulations & Thank You

Congratulations to this year’s squad and club award winners, and thank you to everyone who attended the fun day event on Saturday, we hope you enjoyed your day. We would also like to thank our guest award presenters, the main event sponsor, Alresford Youth Association, all the silent auction bidders for their generosity, and to everyone that purchased a raffle ticket. The ATYFC Club Award Winners 2018/19 Club Player of the Year (Mini-Soccer) William Hunt (U9L) Read more…

Charter Standard Club

2020/21 FA Affiliation Reference: V-HAM6496

The FA Charter Standard Programme raises standards in the grassroots game, supporting the development of clubs and leagues, recognising and rewarding commitment, quality and achievement.