Mini-Colts

West Bridgford Colts FC has been running since 1990 and has always encouraged children to join the club as soon as they start school.  Mini-Colts, in its current hugely popular form started in 2008.

The first session saw 50 eager new Colts in attendance. As we prepare for the 2019-20 season, we expect to have well in excess of 300 players aged 4-8 passing through the Mini-Colts gates every weekend.

This season’s timetable is as follows:

U5s (School year Reception):
Saturdays  10.00 – 11.00am – Spaces currently available – email Colts@scorefc.org
Sundays 9.00 – 10.00am – Spaces currently available – email Colts@scorefc.org

U6s (School year 1):
Saturdays  9.00 – 10.00am – Spaces currently available – email Colts@scorefc.org
Sundays
  9.00 – 10.00am – Limited spaces currently available – email Colts@scorefc.org

U7s (School year 2):
Saturdays mix of home matches / away matches / training sessions; times vary but always in the morning – Currently full
Sundays:  mix of home matches / away matches / training sessions; times vary but always in the morning  Currently full

**Please note that for our U7 age group we are now holding seperate coaching sessions available to waiting list players  – please email Colts@scorefc.org

U8s (School year 3):
Saturdays and Sundays: Home and away matches.  Mid-week evening training sessions for all longer term registered players; nights and venues vary according to which pool the player is in. – Limited spaces currently available on both days – please email Colts@scorefc.org

Mini Colts Girls
Sundays
  9.00-10.00am (reception and year 1) and 10.00-11.00am (year 2) and 11.00am-12.00 midday (year 3/4) new players – Spaces currently available – please email Colts@scorefc.org

PLEASE NOTE: we work very closely with all other local clubs. We also sometimes run training groups for players whilst they await a space coming up. So for any group where we are marked as currently full, please still email colts@scorefc.org, and we will try to help get your child playing.

Venues
U5s, U6s and Mini-Colts girls’ sessions all take place at Nottingham Football Centre behind Rushcliffe School.

U7s matches are predominantly at Nottingham Football Centre; week night training takes place at various venues around West Bridgford.

U8s matches are predominantly at Regatta Way; week night training takes place at various venues around West Bridgford.

Coaches
Courtesy of Score Coaching we have a team of highly qualified coaches (all FA Level 1 minimum but mostly FA Level 2 and above, and all very experienced at coaching children of this age) co-ordinating the sessions, all of whom are also DBS checked / first aid & safeguarding trained.

As well as coaching the children, they also mentor the volunteer parents who step forward to help – these volunteers, who will run the WBC teams as the children get older, are the lifeblood of the club.

If your child is interested in joining mini-Colts, please email colts@scorefc.org with your child’s name, date of birth and whether you have a preference for Saturdays or Sundays (subject to availability).

 

29 Comments

  • Posted March 25, 2018 3:16 pm 0Likes
    by Graham Picker

    Hi, sorry to bother you but I wonder if you have the contact details for your U8’s please? Also when is your tournament? Thanks, Graham at Collingham FC

    • Posted April 30, 2018 9:25 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Hi Graham
      Apologies for the delay – u8’s please email jdlazarus@btintenet.com
      We dont host any tournaments, do you mean our end of season presentation day?

  • Posted April 15, 2018 9:05 pm 0Likes
    by Laura Pearce

    Hi,

    Please could you give me give details regarding my son joining your under 7s team.

    My contact number is 07970 591833.

    Many thanks
    Laura Pearce

    • Posted April 26, 2018 12:48 pm 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Apologies for the delay, I will pass your details onto Nick-Gordon Brown who will be in touch

  • Posted September 5, 2018 1:36 pm 0Likes
    by Rina Chana

    Hi, my boy is 2.5 years old. Is this too young to join the club? Also – how much is it for a term? I couldn’t see any prices on your website.

    • Posted December 17, 2018 11:17 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Afraid we don’t start until school age but please google Soccer tots, they do some pre-school sessions, that are indoors and geared up for children of this age. Good luck and please get in touch in a few years!

  • Posted September 8, 2018 7:57 am 0Likes
    by Richard Buttinger

    Hi, my son Christopher has just started in reception and would like to attend the Sunday sessions 9-10. Please could you email me to let me know if that is possible?

    • Posted October 19, 2018 2:56 pm 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Please see the updated availability of our sessions

  • Posted October 21, 2018 6:57 pm 0Likes
    by Natalie Gibson

    Hi
    Is there a waiting list I can put my six yr old lad on?

  • Posted December 12, 2018 8:25 pm 0Likes
    by Alice Digges

    Hello,
    My son is 17 months old and very interested in kicking a ball. Do you have any toddler sessions for his sort of age group?
    Many thanks,
    Alice

    • Posted December 17, 2018 11:14 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Hi Alice,
      That’s great that he is interested but I am afraid we don’t start until school age. If you google Soccer tots I think they do some pre-school groups – that are indoors and geared up for this age. Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you in a couple of years!
      WBCFC

  • Posted January 11, 2019 5:22 pm 0Likes
    by Olga Godzwon

    Hello, my son is on reception and I would like him to start on Saturday morning sessions from 26th January (it looks like you have spaces available). Could you please email me more details?

  • Posted January 30, 2019 1:19 pm 0Likes
    by Sian Webster

    Hi,

    I can see that you have space for under 5s above. I have twin boys that would love to start straight away if possible?

    Please can someone contact me 🙂
    I have tried to email Nick@goalfood.com but my email keeps bouncing back.

    Thanks,

    Sian

    • Posted January 31, 2019 12:17 pm 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Thanks for your enquiry. Can you confirm their age please?

      • Posted February 4, 2019 11:04 am 0Likes
        by Sian Webster

        Hi just turned 5, in reception 🙂

  • Posted February 12, 2019 2:39 pm 0Likes
    by Aimee Scott-Nelson

    Hiya, I have just emailed but not through this form- so you might get two from me! Could I possibly book Harry Scott-Nelson in your mini colts on Saturday mornings? His date of birth is 4/2/14
    Thanks ever so much!
    Aimee

    • Posted February 13, 2019 11:39 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Many thanks for your enquiry. I have passed this onto Nick Gordon Brown who manages mini colts

  • Posted February 23, 2019 12:00 pm 0Likes
    by Andrea Cox

    Hi. My daughter (year 2). Would like to start playing football. Can you please give me details of how she can join? We have tried email, but not had a response

    Thanks

  • Posted March 7, 2019 7:18 pm 0Likes
    by Sharane Lees

    Hi just wondering if you take on 4 year olds

    • Posted March 9, 2019 10:02 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Hi, Thanks for your enquiry, We take children on when they are at school so either 4 or 5

    • Posted March 11, 2019 11:37 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      We take children from when they start school, so either 4 or 5. Hope that helps, let me know if they fancy a taster session

  • Posted June 30, 2019 4:14 pm 0Likes
    by Matthew Telfer

    Hi, are you running any sessions over the summer and if so, are their any spaces free for under 5s?

  • Posted September 11, 2019 11:55 am 0Likes
    by Sarah

    Hi, can you please send me details regarding my year 1Son joining? You can contact me on 07902776897.
    Thanks

  • Posted October 12, 2019 7:48 pm 0Likes
    by Daniel Beattie

    Hi,

    My son would like to join the U6s on Saturday mornings (9-10). Could you tell me the best way to organise this,

    Many thanks,

    Dan.

    • Posted October 14, 2019 12:42 pm 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Please email colts@scorefc.org and we will get a trial arranged. Thanks

    • Posted November 21, 2019 10:27 am 0Likes
      by westbridgfordcolts

      Please email colts@scorefc.org and Nick or Chris will arrange trial sessions
      We do have about 5 places left then the year group will be closed, so good timing!

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