FAQ's

Can I help to coach a team?

Can I help to coach a team?

Of course!  Any help you can offer is invaluable.  Everyone at the club is a volunteer & so we always looking for new people that have passion for football & the club.  Appleton AFC would pay for you to complete an FA Level 1 coaching course so that you are fully equipped to take training sessions & run a team.  Please email our coaching officer, for any offers of help, or talk to your team manager.

Can I sponsor a team?

Can I sponsor a team?

We would love to hear from potential sponsors – any funds raised for the club are invested back in to pay for training kit, match fees, venue costs, etc. Please email general enquiries to find out what options are available.  The more we can raise this way, the better the facilities & kit we can purchase, plus it helps to keep the subscription costs down.

Read more about sponsorships

What are the costs?

What are the costs?

The full subs for playing with the club from Under 8's to Under 18's are £180.
For this each player gets a full kit (shirt, shorts, socks) plus a training coat, along with all the ABFC training & match facilities paid for.

Academy players pay £90 for the full season – usually September until July (school year), with all players receiving a medal and a ball at the end of the season. 

Sibling's in the club (not including the academy) receive a very generous 50% discount.

Where do Appleton play?

Where do Appleton play?

Trainins sessions are generally on New Lane playing fields in Summer and Broomfieds leisure centre on the astroturf pitches in the winter.

You can view match location by clicking on the venues link here

How is the club structured?

How is the club structured?

The club enters teams into the Warrington Junior League at Under 7’s (players aged 6 or 7 – school year 2).  We then run teams up until Under 18s.  We currently run 36 teams as structure below.

ABAFC Teams Structure

Team

Childs age

School year

No. of Teams

Format

Matches

Under 7s

4-7

Year 2 & under - start aged 4

n/a

n/a

friendlies only

Under 8s

7-8

Year 3

4

7 a-side

Saturday mornings

Under 9s

8-9

Year 4

4

7 a-side

Saturday mornings

Under 10s

9-10

Year 5

3

7 a-side

Saturday mornings

Under 11s

10-11

Year 6

3

9 a-side

Saturday mornings

Under 12s

11-12

Year 7

3

9 a-side

Saturday mornings

Under 13s

12-13

Year 8

2

11 a-side

Sunday mornings

Under 14s

13-14

Year 9

3

11 a-side

Sunday mornings

Under 15s

14-15

Year 10

2

11 a-side

Sunday mornings

Under 16s

15-16

Year 11

3

11 a-side

Sunday mornings

Under 17s

16-17

Year 12

1

11 a-side

Sunday mornings

My son or daughter is interested in joining Appleton – how do I register?

My son or daughter is interested in joining Appleton – how do I register?

Please contact the club secretary. You will be contacted in the next 7 days to let you know if spaces are available in the appropriate age group or if your child will be placed on the waiting list.

Contact Secretary

What age to boys & girls start playing at Appleton?

What age to boys & girls start playing at Appleton?

The Academy takes children from Reception age – so as they start school they are welcome to come down to an Academy training session on a Saturday morning.

The club is called Appleton, are girls welcome?

The club is called Appleton, are girls welcome?

Yes, certainly!  We would encourage girls interested in playing to join any team up to and including U14s, in addition we have separate girls football teams.