Mayor's Cup

The Mayors Cup is played in April each year, and is one of the team's flagship events. Thanks to all teams who competed in this year's competition. You can see photos from the event on our Facebook page.

Women & girls' football

Girls Football

Free football coaching for girls aged 14+, delivered by qualified female coaches from Limehouse Laces FC, every Thursday evening from 2 November. 

Thursdays, 5 - 6.30pm, Poplar Baths Leisure Centre.

Email to register.

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

Leyton Orient Women’s FC

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

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:

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:

Disability Football

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

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 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

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

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

Walking football

A slow-paced version of the beautiful game that is becoming increasingly popular among both men and women. It’s a great way to socialise, stay healthy and remain active.

This session runs from Sunday 1 October to 3 December, 11am-12pm at Mile End Stadium. See our flyer for more info.

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

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.


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.


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. 


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