International Women's Day 2022
We have lots of people to celebrate this International Women's Day!
Over the past few years we have shared lots of inspiring stories relating to the women in #WiltshireFootball.
Our very own referee Ella Broad has been recognised for her exceptional development in refereeing from a young age.
In 2020 FA and McDonalds Grassroots Football Awards Jenn Guppy received a Highly Commended award in the category of Coach of the Year, nominated for her contribution to Purton Youth Football Club.
Women's and Girls Cups
With our partner, Corsham Print, we are very proud of our rapidly growing Wiltshire County Women's and Girls FA Cup Competitions!
Standing out for their fantastic contribution to the grassroots game, over the past few years with our partner Charlton Baker, we have awarded:
Debbie Sayers, Coach, Salisbury Rovers
Samantha Keel, Coach, Barford Hornets FC
Julie Bowler, Coach, SWCP FC
Alix Haig, Vicki Moody, Grace Moody, Lily Osbourne, Volunteers, Clarendon Juniors FC
Annabel Neve, Rising Star, Bishops Cannings FC
Jane Tier, Spirit of Grassroots Football, Clarendon Juniors FC
Rose Kent, The winner of the Outstanding Personal Achievement Award is Rose Kent from FC Abbey Meads for her determination, resilience and achievements.
Our Charlton Baker Excellence Awards includes 'Wildcats Centre of the Year'. Last season's winners was Royal Wootton Bassett Town FC for creating a fun and safe environment for girls to give football a try, learn new skills and have fun.
Wiltshire FA ACC is part of the FA Lioness Talent Pathway, designed to complement grassroots club football by providing the selected players additional weekly training sessions.
Female Coaches Community
Wiltshire FA’s Female Coaches Community will be delivered by Wiltshire FA alongside FA Regional Coach Development Officer Vicky Fisher.
Inspiring Positive Change
The FA’s new four-year strategy, titled Inspiring Positive Change, pledges to create a sustainable future for women’s and girls’ football in England.