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Here in Newham there are ample opportunities to get involved with the world’s most popular sport. Played by boys and girls, men and women of all abilities, football is exciting and challenging and has a whole host of benefits.

Physically, it makes you stronger, faster and more coordinated. Socially, it improves communication skills, teamwork and cooperation. Football is great for keeping you fit and toned, perfect for making new friends and above all it’s fun.

Run by qualified and enthusiastic coaches, our football sessions take place throughout Newham and cater for children through to adults. Whether you want to play competitively or just enjoy a kick about, we have a football session for you.


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Charter Standard Clubs

Junior Clubs

We have a network of approximately 40 youth teams allowing boys and girls aged seven to 18 to play football competitively, from mini-soccer for youngsters aged six to nine progressing to the full game for older children.

Adult Clubs

There are a host of opportunities for you to play football throughout Newham. With 50 adult male teams (for those aged 16 and above), two adult female teams and four teams for players over the age of 35, there’s a club near you. The teams play in football leagues in and around London.

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Semi Professional Clubs

Clapton FC

The semi-professional team (Step 5) plays in the Essex Senior League. Its home ground is the Old Spotted Dog Stadium in Forest Gate, E7.
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Professional Clubs

Leyton Orient FC

Leyton Orient is a professional football club playing in League One, the third tier of professional football in England. Known to their fans as the O’s, Leyton Orient's home ground is Brisbane Road; officially known as the Matchroom Stadium after club chairman Barry Hearn's sports promotion company.

For more information please contact LOCSP on 020 8556 5973 or email:

West Ham United FC

West Ham United is a professional football club based in the Olympic Park, Newham and currently plays in the Premier League, England's top tier of football. The club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks FC and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United. In 1904 the club relocated to the Boleyn Ground stadium until 2016 where West Ham moved into the Olympic Stadium on a 99-year commercial lease.  

For more information please contact:

West Ham United Foundation

Pitch Hire

A number of football pitch facilities are available for hire in Newham, for occasional use and for season hire.

If you wish to book one of the brand new pitches at Newham Leisure Centre, click here.

Click here to see pitch hire options