new wildcats clubs

SSE girls Wildcats

9 new clubs within the County!

Wiltshire County FA can now announce that there are 9 new SSE Wildcat's Girl's Football clubs across the County in addition to our existing centres being delivered!

The WCFA is delighted to announce that just over £8000 will be given to girl’s football in the shape of 9 new SSE Wildcats Club across the County FA.

SSE Wildcats aims to provide regular inspirational opportunities for girls aged 5-11 to have fun, make friends and play in an engaging environment. An application process has just been completed and the sessions will start on different dates throughout April, lasting an initial 16 weeks, with the goal of continuing them indefinitely. They’ll take place either after school or at weekends, subject to each local organiser. Applicants needed to ensure they have policies in place and an appropriate number of qualified staff. The programme also encourages the involvement of female coaches - a key strand within the Wiltshire County FA strategy.

The centres have been established in partnership with SSE, supporters of girls’ football participation. Each centre is run in conjunction with local County FAs, utilising qualified coaches and local facilities to offer girls a local location where they can get involved.

Our SSE Wildcats Clubs will be in the following areas: 

Club Name


Derry Hill SSE Wildcats

Calne/Derry Hill

Charlie Austin Football School SSE Wildcats


Stanley Park & FC Chippenham SSE Wildcats


Laverstock & Ford SSE Wildcats


Marlborough Youth FC SSE Wildcats


Melksham Town Youth SSE Wildcats


Salisbury Rovers FC SSE Wildcats


SheCanPlay Swindon SSE Wildcats


Swindon Town FITC SSE Wildcats (x2)


Active Trowbridge SSE Wildcats


Football Development Officer Tim Hall had the following to say about the announcement, “SSE Wildcats is a fantastic way of getting a really positive first introduction to football for our young females who might be thinking about playing but need a localised playing opportunity.”

Tim was delighted with the response of Wiltshire clubs to the application window during the New Year, reacting: “The applications received were very good with all successful clubs demonstrating a real commitment to growing girls within their setups. All of the successful applicant have prior experience of delivering girls football within their setting which is also a big bonus. The applicants now receive £900 of funding in two instalments, branding and exposure, plus 30 footballs and other resources.”

“From a national and county perspective the number of girls involved in the game at this age group is not strong enough. This is being addressed with the launch of the clubs by offering a fun, friendly programme which ensures the first experience of football for a young female player is inspiring and positive.”

To find out more about the SSE Wildcats sessions please contact or on 01793 486047.