Fancy playing for Watford LFC? Final open trial this Wednesday!

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Watford Ladies FC are currently holding senior trials for new players to join their Club.  So, if you are aged 16+ and want to play for Watford Ladies FC reserve your place now. 

There has been a large turnout for the first two sessions, but if you didn’t attend either of those don’t worry, there’s still one more chance to showcase your talents this Wednesday. All the information that you’ll need is below.

The trials will enable players to compete for a place in one of Watford’s senior teams:

Watford LFC (1st Team)

The First Team currently competes in the FA Women’s Super League 2 and have been grouped in the FA WSL Continental Cup against the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea. The Ladies 1st Team finished Runners Up in the FA Women’s Premier League in 2013 before finishing 7th in the first ever FA WSL season in 2014.

Watford LFC Development Team

The Development Team compete in the FA Women’s Super League – Development League Southern Division. The Development Team train with the First Team and they have an excellent track record of promoting players from this team into the First Team. The Development Team offers a fantastic next step for players progressing from local FA Girls’ Centres of Excellence, or those looking to test themselves at a higher level.

Watford LFC U19s

The U19’s are a Development Team who currently compete in the Greater London Women’s Football League and this team is designed to offer young players the opportunity to further their development to help progress them towards FA WSL football. In its first two years, Watford has already seen the success of the team, both with strong league and cup form, but primarily through the progression of several players into the Development and First Team.

Open Trial Details

Dates: Wednesday 27th May (6.30-8pm)

Venue: Parmiter’s Sports Centre, High Elms Lane, Watford, WD25 0UU.

Age Group: Senior (age 16+)

Trials may take place on grass or astro so please come prepared for both. The trials will involve game specific training and matches so please wear shin pads throughout.

A further ‘invitation only’ trial will follow the open trials and successful players will be informed of this after the 27th May. The invitation only trial will take place on Wednesday 3rd June.

To reserve your place at the Open Trials please email Watford’s First Team Manager, John Salomon at john.salomon@watfordfc.com

The email subject should be titled ‘Senior Trials’ and you will need to include the following details:

  • Player Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Preferred Playing Position
  • Previous Clubs
  • Any International Experience
  • Medical Conditions
  • Emergency Contact Details

Players are encouraged to attend all sessions to have the best possible chance of being selected to play for Watford LFC. Watford look forward to welcoming you to their trials!

For more information about Watford Ladies you can visit their website.