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Mayor's Cup

The Mayors Cup tournament will be played in September 2018, and is one of the team's flagship events. Register your team now.

Thanks to all teams who competed in the 2017 competition. You can see photos from the event on our Facebook page.

The Mayor's Cup Grants process is now closed, and wll re-open in early 2019.

Women & girls' football

Women & girls' teams

East London Ladies FC

Senior team who train on Wednesdays at Poplar Baths leisure centre. Call Viv on 07875225510 or Pav on 07795385565 or email eastlondonladiesfc@gmail.com

Leyton Orient Women’s FC

Formerly KIKK Utd, a senior women's team who play at Mile End Stadium. Call 07834 316477 or email leytonorientwfc@gmail.com 

Limehouse Laces FC

London FA Charter Standard Female Club of the Year 2015. A youth team who train at Stepney Green Park. They also have a Vintage Laces team for senior players. Call 07702 948546.

Tower Hamlets Ladies FC

Formed as an offshoot of THWFC, they train at Stepney Green and are always on the lookout for players. Email: towerhamletsfc@hotmail.co.uk

Tower Hamlets Women’s FC

Tower Hamlets Women's FC are FA Charter Standard and were East London’s first female team. Teams train every Wednesday at Mile End Stadium. Email: towerhamletswfcinfo@gmail.com.

Brasil Girls Futsal

Futsal is played indoors and emphasises close control and teamwork with the ball on the ground. This session is for girls in school years 6 - 9. First two sessions are free.

Tuesday, 5 - 6pm, Central Foundation Girls' School Sports Centre. Email BGFutsalClub@protonmail.com for more info.

Disability Football

APASEN Adult Football - coaching for adults with special educational needs. Tuesdays, 1-3pm, Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. For more details contact habibur.kabir@apasen.org.uk

SEN Junior Football - inclusive coaching for young people aged 7+ with special education needs and friends. Saturdays, 2-3pm, Mile End Stadium. For more details contact YRabia@westhamunited.co.uk. Visit our disability sport section for more.

Youth/Junior Football

Future Stars coaching sessions delivered by A-Z Sports for young people aged 11-16. Sundays 11am - 12noon, Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. Sessions cost £2. For more details contact osmanawad@a-zsportscoaching.com.

Tower Hamlets Youth Service run a free boys football coaching session for anyone aged 13-19 at Bow School, every Monday 6-8pm. To register contact Sharon.Fairclough@towerhamlets.gov.uk.

Tower Hamlets Sports Club Directory has details of many football clubs offering junior and youth football across the borough.

West Ham Utd Foundation coaching for 8-16 year olds at Stepney Green Park 3G pitch. Tuesdays, 3-5pm. For more details contact YRabia@westhamunited.co.uk.

LGBT inclusive football

East End Phoenix FC is LGBT+ friendly and inclusive, providing a judgement-free environment where people can enjoy playing football regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Training is at Mile End Leisure Centre on Thursdays 7-8pm, and home games at Millwall Park. Email info@eastendphoenix.com

Football leagues

Inner London Football League

An extensive adult league based in Tower Hamlets, primarily targeting ages 16 to 21 years, but open to all and encourages participation from neighbouring boroughs.

Email: info@ilfl.org

Tower Hamlets Youth League

An amalgamation of the BFA and Sports Network Council Youth Leagues. Ages range from U10s to U18s. There are both winter and summer leagues, so youngsters get the opportunity for year-long development.

Email: ayas_ali@hotmail.com

Bangladesh FA (UK) Summer League

The governing body for football for the UK Bangladeshi community, representing clubs from all over London including Sporting Bengal Utd FC, the BFA’s senior representative club whose players are selected from the league member clubs. 

Email: info@bfauk.com 

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