New Player Trials

No player is turned away from trials.  You will be offered our Leyton Active foundation session, Pre-League Development or a full League Contract depending on your skill and ability on the day.

Outfield Player Trials


Who for: Females aged between 7 to 17 years
Eligibility: Open Trials – Outfield Players
Cost: Free

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Our 2020/21 Season new player trial dates are as follows:

  • Saturday 18th July 1pm to 230pm
  • Saturday 15th August, 1pm to 230pm

Where: Salisbury Hall and Blades Playing Fields, E4 8ST

(access is via the Sainsburys Low Hall Car Park – white gates)

DUE TO the pandemic, these are interim dates subject to change based on Government restrictions.  

AFC Leyton is a community football club and Arsenal sister club for girls only. Our new player trials are open trials. This means that all girls interested in playing football can come along regardless of their skill level or experience. Our club has something for everyone:
Elite players join our league teams, aspiring players join our development teams, and beginners join our community sessions.

The club is open and runs sessions for girls aged 3 to 17, and women 18+.

Goal Keeper Trials


Who for: Females aged between 7 to 17 years
Eligibility: Open Trials – Goalkeepers
Cost: Free

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We will run a special Goal Keeper trial session.  Please register to be included in these trials.

Eligibility for Teams

Depending on your level of membership with the club, being a part of AFC Leyton can deliver many benefits:

  • Dedicated female only football club
  • As a community club, all money is reinvested into the club delivering a high quality football experience
  • Access to Leyton Development Sessions throughout the week
  • Access to league team squad training throughout the week
  • Selected to play at League matches and cup matches
  • Invitation to play competitively at friendlies and tournaments
  • End of season presentations and awards
  • Invitation to AFC Leyton Club events
  • Invitation to Arsenal events
  • Free Arsenal match tickets

For the 2020/21 Season with AFC Leyton

Age Group School Year School Year
Below Allowed
(playing up)
Oldest to Youngest
by Date of Birth
Under 8  Year 3 Year 2 01/09/12 to 31/08/14
Under 9 Year 4 Year 3 01/09/11 to 31/08/13
Under 10 Year 5 Year 4 01/09/10 to 31/08/12
Under 11 Year 6 Year 5 01/09/09 to 31/08/11
Under 12 Year 7 Year 6 01/09/08 to 31/08/10
Under 13 Year 8 Year 7 01/09/07 to 31/08/09
Under 14 Year 9 Year 8 01/09/06 to 31/08/08
Under 15 Year 10 Year 9 01/09/05 to 31/08/07
Under 16 Year 11 Year 10 01/09/04 to 31/08/06
Under 17 Year 12 Year 11 01/09/03 to 31/08/05
Under 18 Year 13 Year 11 & 12 01/09/02 to 31/08/04

 And U21s also eligible to trials