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We are delighted to announce that AFC Leyton has become a member of the Arsenal Women Sister Club Programme for the 2018/19 Season.  Arsenal Women deliver the biggest Sister Club Programme in England, in their efforts to support grassroots clubs recruit more girls to play football, make friends & have fun.

Steve Hodges, Chairman at AFC Leyton explained “Becoming a member of the Sister Club programme reflects our passion, commitment and ambition to help to grow Women and Girls’ football at a local level. We want to give AFC Leyton girls unique experiences and inspire more girls to join in, have fun and reap the many benefits of a team sport such as football”

From access to Arsenal Ladies tickets, to matchday experiences as flag bearers, player escorts and access to the Arsenal Ladies Sister Club Festival – the Sister Club Programme widens our players ambitions and inspires a love of the game.

Tom Hartley, Arsenal Women’s Development Officer went on to say, “We are very proud to work with and support AFC Leyton to develop Women & Girl’s football. It is a really exciting time to be involved with the Women’s game in England, and we hope the support we provide will help inspire the next generation of Arsenal & England stars”.

AFC Leyton is always looking for new players between the ages of 5 to 16 years.  Please visit us: or email