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Under-5 Football Start Date

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Football training will start on Monday 7th September (6pm to 7pm) for children age 4 to 5 that are starting reception at primary school. In the academy children will master basic skills and technique but most importantly they will have fun. Training will take place on the grass pitches at Leigh RUFC for the month of September before moving to …

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Player registration for the new season.

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You can now register your player for the 2020/2021 season. Payment HolidayWe have understood that for many, covid-19 has resulted in additional financial pressures and some families may still face an uncertain future.  Should you not be in a position to reinstate your standing order by August and would like to extend your payment holiday please contact Peter Ball treasurer@leighunitedfc.co.uk. …

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End of Season (lockdown) Awards

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Saturday night 20th June 7pm was supposed to be the clubs presentation night, an evening to celebrate the on and off pitch achievements of all Leigh United football teams. Football has been absent during the Covid lockdown but not at Leigh United. Instead over the past few weeks the teams have been celebrating virtually and shown a club togetherness like …

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Return to Football

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It’s almost time to return to football activities with the aim to re-start in early July. To re-open outdoor football activities the club must do so safely in accordance with the latest FA (Football Association) guidance. We are currently in the process of implementing our Covid-19 risk assessment so the club can operate consistently with Government guidance regarding health, social …

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Loo Roll Challenge

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Normally on a Monday night most Leigh United teams would be training with parents stood outside watching on at Leigh Sports Village. With football on hold and social distancing introduced due to the corona virus pandemic we challenge you (players, parents, coaches) to post your attempts at toilet roll keepie uppies #stayathomechallenge How many loo roll kick ups can you …

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Club Activities Suspended

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Dear Leigh United families and fans, this afternoon Lancashire FA have advised all grassroots football to be postponed for the foreseeable future. Therefore and sadly all club activities including matches, training and the Easter tournament are suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus covid-19.  Currently there is no estimation as to when football will return. As this unusual period …

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Match Reports 14th FEB 2020

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SpartansExcellent performance from all of the boys today.Everyone played their positions really well and remembered to execute some of the key messages for today’s game which included letting the ball do as much of the work as possible so we didn’t tire early, goalkeepers using all of the penalty area when distributing the ball, and our offensive positioning for corners …

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Statement: Coronavirus

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Are Leigh Utd matches on this weekend? Should my child play?As a charter standard club our insurance is issued through Lancashire FA (LFA), therefore we follow the County FA’s guidance with regard to the Coronavirus. Suzanne, our child welfare officer has been in contact this afternoon with the safeguarding support officer at the LFA to confirm their recommendations. What is …

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Match Reports 7th MAR 2020

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PredatorsPredators were on form from the start today with a great around performance from the team with 5 players hitting the back of the net Bobby⚽ Louie⚽ Mac⚽ Riley⚽ Sam⚽ and against good opposition can came away with two clean sheets. The players worked hard together and some unselfish play from his team mates saw Sam hit the back of …

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Match Reports 29th FEB 2020

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TitansAnother 2 good games today….. tbh we knew we were up against it because both opponents are great footballing teams, we weren’t overwhelmed in either game, we scored 3 against Bolton County only to concede 5 with our goals coming from Stotty n Marshy.2nd game against FC Strikerz was much of the same, great battling performance, had several chances to …