Women's football

Love football? Want to keep fit and achieve your sporting potential alongside your studies? The University of Central Lancashire women's football is open to members of all abilities.

Jade Richards womens football coach
Jade Richards
Head Performance Coach

Jade currently plays centre half for Blackburn Rovers LFC following a transfer from Aston Villa. She is competing in the FA Women’s Championship. Jade is a qualified UEFA B Licence Coach with over 10 years of experience in coaching women and girls.

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Unlock your sporting potential with women's football

Our women's football program pushes individuals mentally and physically. It will help improve your skills, knowledge and capabilities within the sport. As a member of women’s football, you’ll have the opportunity to attend team training sessions, individual and small group sessions. 

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Where and when you'll train

Women's football training and home matches take place at our Sports Arena. Our Sports Arena is a 64 acre multi-sports site. It caters for a wide range of outdoor sports including football, rugby, athletics, hockey, tennis, netball, cycling and rounders.


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Monday 5.30 – 7.00pm
Wednesday 2.00 – 4.00pm (if there is no scheduled BUCS fixture)

Dates and times are subject to change. Additional training support will be provided with dates and times identified by the coach.

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Our other focal sports

Women's basketball

The University of Central Lancashire women's basketball programme is open to players of all levels. Compete in the BUCS Leagues, train with the team or play recreationally.


Are you a professional netball player? Do you play for fun, or want to pick up a sport you once loved? The University of Central Lancashire delivers high quality netball training, aimed at players of all abilities.

Table tennis

Table Tennis at the University of Central Lancashire provides players with a professional, high-level training programme that enable players to fulfil their sporting potential.

Men's basketball

The University of Central Lancashire basketball programme is open to players of all levels. Compete in the BUCS Leagues, train with the team or play recreationally.

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