Category: Youth Team News

St Ives Town U15’s looking to add to the squad for the 21/22 season

The under 15’s are looking to add to their squad for the 2021/22 season. 

The team is run by Phil, who is qualified at UEFA B level and is 100% committed to development and progression for his team. 

If you’re going into year 10 in September and looking for the next challenge in youth football at Eastern Junior Alliance level, then for more information about the team and its plans, please get in touch with either Phil at stivesdev@hotmail.com or the youth development officer Paul at sitfcyouthdevelopment@gmail.com  We’d love to hear from you.  

The club recently promoted and announced a partnership programme with Peterborough Utd, where players will get opportunities within that scheme to showcase their abilities. 

St.Ives Town FC Youth Update – 7 June

Over the weekend, our new u 13’s & u14’s for the playing season 2021/22 started the trials for their EJA teams. 

Across both age groups we had over 70 very enthusiastic trialists from all over the district that are looking for the next challenge in youth football.  

Under 15’s – Played at Norwich’s Colney training ground in a select tournament – Won 4, drew 1, lost 1. Credit to the lads for such a strong performance. 

Next seasons u12’s – Holding open trials on Wednesday 16th & 23rd June, 5 – 6 pm on the 3G at St.Ives Outdoor Centre.  If your son is going into year 7 from this September and interested in a new challenge. Please e-mail sitfcyouthdevelopment@gmail.com

More exciting news to come from the Ives through the summer.  

The Ives to partner up with The Posh for 2021/22

St. Ives Town Football Club have agreed with Peterborough United to become a partner club for the 2021-2022 campaign.

From The Posh Website – 

Posh are looking to build strong and lasting relationships with local football clubs. The idea of the partnership is to establish a successful link and pathway with outstanding local grass root clubs. This partnership will have positive benefits for both clubs, providing opportunities for players and staff members at partner clubs, through integration with our network of highly qualified coaches and our sport science team.

Posh Academy Head of Recruitment Sam Gaughran said:  “We are really excited that St Ives Town FC have agreed to become a Partner Club for the 2021/2022 season. St Ives are a forward-thinking club that do great work in the community helping players develop and enjoy their football. Peterborough United will be working closely with St Ives to help develop their players and coaches and building a long lasting positive relationship.”

Paul Everest, St Ives Town Youth Development Manager, said “We are really pleased to partner up with Peterborough United. This is something the club has spoken about for a while and really happy that is finally over the line. We are looking forward to working closely with Peterborough United to help develop our teams and coaches and this is important step to help develop the club.”

U12 Player Trials – 16th, 23rd & 27th June

St. Ives Town FC U12 2021/2022 Season

St. Ives Town FC recently announced major investment in a new state of the art 3G playing surface at Westwood Road, which will be ready for the start of the 2021/22 season. Alongside this exciting project the club are expanding its Youth Development programme.

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting a three trial events for this successful squad in preparation for the 2021-2022 season. The team play in the Peterborough Junior Alliance League but are preparing to enter the Eastern Junior Alliance league at U13’s, which many see as the most competitive league in the Eastern Region and sits between Academy and County League Football. 

Stage 1 & 2 will be training sessions with the third stage being a trial match.

If your child will be in school year 7 for the 2021-2022 academic year and is looking for an exciting opportunity to develop and enjoy new facilities, please find below the details of how you can register your interest and for further information**. 

Wednesday 16th June 2021 

Time: 16:45hrs arrival – 18:00hrs finish 

Venue: 3G pitch at St. Ives Outdoor centre 

Wednesday 23rd June 2021 

Time: 16:45hrs arrival – 18:00hrs finish 

Venue: 3G pitch at St. Ives Outdoor centre 

Sunday 27th June 2021 

Time: 16:45hrs arrival – 18:00hrs finish 

Venue: Grass pitch at St. Ives Outdoor centre 

How to book: 

Please email sitfcu11@gmail.com with the following details: 

* Players name 

* Players date of birth 

* Players grassroots team 

* Players preferred position 

* Any player medical conditions that we need to be aware of 

* Parent/Guardian name and email address 

Closing date for registrations is Saturday 12th June 2021. We will contact you via email to confirm places at the trial. 

**We will not be able to accept any players that turn up to the trial event without prior confirmation. 

Any further questions please contact our team on sitfcu11@gmail.com

New St Ives Town U13 team – Trials 6 June

St. Ives Town FC EJA U13 2021/2022 season

St. Ives Town FC recently announced major investment in a new state of the art 3G playing surface at Westwood Road which will be ready for the start of the 2021/22 season. Alongside this exciting project the club are expanding its Youth Development programme and will be introducing an Under 13 team for the upcoming season.

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting a trial event for this squad in preparation for the 2021-2022 season. The new team will play in the Eastern Junior Alliance which is the most competitive league in the Eastern Region and sits between Academy and County League Football.

If your son will be in the school year 8 for the 2021-2022 academic year and is looking for an exciting opportunity to develop and enjoy new facilities, please find below the details of how you can register your interest and for further information**.


Sunday 6th June 2021
Time: 9:45am arrival for registration – 11:00am finish
Venue: 3G pitch at St. Ives Outdoor centre
Surface: Astro

How to book:
Please email stiveseja13@gmail.com with the following details:

* Players name
* Players date of birth
* Players grassroots team
* Players preferred position
* Any player medical conditions that we need to be aware of
* Parent/Guardian name and email address

Closing date for registrations is Tuesday 1st June 2021. We will contact you via email by Thursday 3rd June 2021 to confirm places at the trial.

**We will not be able to accept any players that turn up to the trial event without prior confirmation.

Any further questions please contact our team on stiveseja13@gmail.com

Player recruitment for our new U14 team for 21/22 season

ST IVES TOWN FC – UNDER 14 2021/22 SEASON

St Ives Town FC recently announced major investment in a new state of the art 3G playing surface at Westwood Road which will be ready for the start of the 2021 / 22 season. 

Alongside this exciting project the club is expanding its Youth Development programme and will be introducing an Under 14 team for the upcoming season.  

The new team will play in the Eastern Junior Alliance which is the most competitive league in the Eastern Region and sits between Academy and County League Football. The team will be run by two fully qualified coaches with good experience and knowledge at this level of youth football. 

With a renewed focus on the development of young, talented local players  this is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the highest ranked clubs (Outside Professional football) in East Anglia. 

There is the opportunity for progression into the very popular and expanding Scholarship programme, along with a genuine opportunity to follow recent players on a pathway into the 1st team.

If your son is 14 after the 1st September 2021 and is looking for an exciting opportunity to develop and enjoy the new facilities, please get in touch with our Youth Development Officer Paul Everest at SITFCyouthdevelopment@gmail.com to register your interest and for further information. 

St Ives Town FC – Education for 18-19 year olds

St Ives Town FC are offering an exciting opportunity for 18 to 19 year olds (male & female)

Have you recently finished 6th form or year 13 at college or another academy and looking to further yourself within the sports industry?

St Ives Town FC are now offering a level 3 diploma course alongside full time football training.

For more details please contact –
Craig Adams – 07966 854897
Lloyd Groves – 07967 098514

 

NHS & Club fundraiser

During a difficult time, we’re delighted to launch a fundraising campaign to support our NHS heroes & our local football club. 


Do you have a number of old coins leftover from a holiday abroad? To help support our NHS, and the club, we would like you to ask you to donate your old holiday coins to a great cause.

We have arranged a collection service that will allow us to collect any donations. To arrange a collection please contact us on 07930 196045 or email sitfcsecretary@aol.com

All donations will be split, with 75% of your donation going to our NHS heroes and the remaining 25% helping secure the future of your local football club, St Ives Town FC.

St Ives Town FC Academy recruiting for 2020/21

WE ARE ACTIVELY RECRUITING NOW

We offer a three year scholarship for 16 to 19 year olds, who are looking to earn their Level 3 Diploma in Sport.

Build a career with St Ives Town FC Academy. Find out more by contacting 07966 843897 or alternatively email – Lgroves.stivestownfc@gmail.com

Weekend Round Up 12 & 13 October

The Reserves bowed out of the Hunts Junior Cup on Saturday, losing 1-3 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes against fellow Cambs 1B side Fenstanton.

The Ladies 1st team made it 7 points from 3 games with a 3-1 victory at Haringey Borough in the ERWFL Premier. Tierney Coulson, Hannah Seymour-Shove & Georgia Stancombe scored a goal a piece.

Manager Darren Marjoram said “What a great 3-1 away win for the Ladies today against Haringey. For us to have responded from a poor start to the season, and now have 7 points from our last 3 games shows the character this group of players have. Couldn’t be more proud of them.”

The Ladies 1st team about to set off from WWR courtesy of Omega Tour.

The Ladies Development side suffered 4-2 reverse at Fulbourn Institute Bluebirds  in the Cambs Prem.

The Dev team before kick off.

The U16’s had a busy weekend with an emphatic 16-0 victory at St Ives Rangers on the Saturday, following up with a 4-0 win over Cambridge City in the EJA Brown Division to lift them to 2nd place in the table.

The U15’s lost 0-7 at home to Wroxham in the EJA League Challenge Cup.

The U14’s enjoyed a 2-1 victory at home to Stotfold in the EJA Yellow Division to leap frog them to top the table. Manager Ed Shepherd said “It was a great performance against the league leaders in difficult conditions. The goals came from Ceilidh’s Rosborough & George Shepherd.”

Results, fixtures & league tables for all our teams can be found in the menu bar at the top of the page.

Sunday Round Up – 8th September

Although The Ladies 1st team suffered a fourth straight defeat losing 2-1 at home to Royston Town in the ERWFL Premier, Ladies manager Darren Marjoram was buoyed by the performance. He said “We might not have won but nobody can argue that it was a good performance from the Ladies today. Every single player put a great shift in, and their response to the previous week was outstanding. I couldn’t ask for any more from them. That gives us something to build on.”

Tierney Coulson scored the Ives goal. Mollie Flack was the Ives ‘Player of the Match’ as chosen by Royston.

The Ladies Development team got off to a winning start in the Cambs Premier with a 3-1 victory at Riverside Ladies. Development Manager James Seymour said “Well done to the Ladies devs who came away with a solid 3-1 win away at Riverside. We dominated possession and created some great chances. We could’ve had a few more if it wasn’t for their keeper making some excellent saves. Looking forward for what the season brings.”

The Development goalscorers – Jade Carpenter (x2) & Steph Ransome. Ellen Bullin was awarded ‘Player of the Match’.

EJA LEAGUE

The U16’s came from a goal down at half time to beat Potters Bar Town to win 3-1 in the Brown Division.

According to the U14’s manager Ed Shepherd it was “A fantastic performance on the opening day of the season to secure a 4-0 win over Biggleswade Town.”

George Claxon, Panashe Masviporwa (x2) & Cieron Spencer-Rosborough were the goalscorers in this Yellow Division match.

The U13’s lost 5-1 at Biggleswade Town in the Yellow division.

Results, fixtures & league tables for all our teams can be found in the menu bar at the top of this page.

Round up – 20, 21 & 22 April

Saturday 20 April

The Ives suffered a disappointing 1-4 defeat at Needham Market.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 21 April

The Ives Ladies secured a 2-0 victory at home to 2nd place Bowers & Pitsea in the ERWFL D1. They now require 1 point from their last 3 games to clinch the title.

Click here for the match report

Click here for the match photos by Gary Reed Photography.

Eastern Region Women’s Football League – 2018/19

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Monday 22 April

The Ives played out a 0-0 draw against local rivals St Neots Town at WWR.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

Above photo by Clare Lorman-Hall.

Round up – 12, 13 & 14 April

Friday 12 April

The Ladies Development side fell short in the Cambs 1st Division Cup Final played at Ely City with a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Wisbech Town.

Ladies 1st team manager Darren Marjoram said –

Amazing achievement for the Ladies Dev team to be reaching a cup final just two years after forming! Gutted to lose of course but Wisbech Town Ladies were the better team. So proud of every player tonight – they never stopped trying – and Manager Lisa Trigg who is simply class

Click here for the match report.

Click here for match photos courtesy of Gary Reed.

Saturday 13 April

The Ives won the first home game since January with a solid 1-0 victory over Redditch United.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 14 April

The Ladies Development side dusted themselves off less than 48 hours after the disappointment of the Cup Final defeat to claim a 3-2 victory at WWR over Cambridge Rangers in the Cambs Championship South Division.

Ladies 1st team manager Darren Marjoram said –

Fantastic performance today from the Ladies Dev team. Really good to see them play some excellent passing football and create so many goal scoring opportunities. It’s always so rewarding to see players trusting the process and getting the result they deserve.

Cambs Women's Championship South - 2018/19

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The U15’s won 3-1 against Haverhill Rovers in their final home game of the season to guarantee themselves the runners up spot in the EJA Green Division.

Their management said –

A fantastic game played with power, skill and commitment by both teams with St Ives winning 3-1 thanks to a hat-trick from Harry and securing 2nd place in the League! Amazing achievement by all!

Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

Round up – 5, 6 & 7 April

Friday 5 April

The U18’s suffered the agony of conceding a late goal to lose 1-2 against St Neots Town U18 the final of the Hunts U18 Cup at Eynesbury Rovers.

Click here for the match report.

Saturday 6 April

The Ives kept a clean sheet and added another point to their league tally to cement their mid-table position as the played out a 0-0 draw against AFC Rushden & Diamonds at WWR.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 7 April

The Ladies kept up their title challenge in the ERWFL D1 with a late winner to seal a 2-1 victory at Lawford Ladies.

Ladies manager Darren Marjoram said –

Definitely not the best performance from the Ladies today, but fair play to Lawford who put in an excellent performance. Good teams never give up and that’s exactly what this bunch did today to get a 2-1 win in injury time! Superb togetherness from everyone in the squad.

 

Today’s goalscorers were Georgia Stancombe (sponsored by A Stancombe Fencing Contractors) and Emily Smith (sponsored by Gary reed Photography). Another day when the whole squad played their part, but I want to highlight a fantastic performance from Ellie Brown in particular

Click here for the match report.

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The Ladies Development side also kept up their title aspirations in the Cambs Women’s Championship South with a 6-0 win at home to Isleham United Ladies.

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The U15’s drew 3-3 at home to Felixstowe & Walton in the EJA Green Division.

The 13’s won 4-0 at home to Manuden Juniors in the Subsidiary Cup

U13’s manager Ed Shepherd said –

Another great performance from the U13s,  2 goals from George Claxton and 1 each for Tom Barratt and George Shepherd resulting in a Comfortable 4-0 win, finishing the Season Strongly still unbeaten in the League and progressing into the quarter finals of the Subsidiary Cup.

Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

Weekend round up – 30 & 31 March

Saturday 30 March

The Ives continued their good away record this season with a well deserved point in a 1-1 draw at 2nd place Stourbridge.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 31 March

The U16’s completed their league campaign in the EJA Brown Division with a 4-1 victory at Biggleswade United.

The U15’s remain in the title race in the EJA Green Division after securing a 3-0 win at Walsham Le Willows.

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Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

Weekend round up – 23 & 24 March

Saturday 23 March

The Ives poor home form continued as they slipped to a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Alvechurch.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 24 March

The Ladies first team remain on course for the ERWFL Division 1 title courtesy of a 1-0 win at Stevenage Ladies Reserves.

Ladies manager Darren Marjoram said –

A fantastic away win for the Ladies and another clean sheet! Never have I seen a group who are prepared to work so hard for each other to get a result. Today’s goal scorer was Emily Smith (sponsored by Gary Reed Photography) and player of the match voted by Stevenage was Tierney Coulson (sponsored by Tim Schuetz Plumbing & Heating Ltd). Got to give masses of credit to every single player today though as they all played their part. I couldn’t be happier!

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The U16’s lost 1-6 at Stotfold in the EJA Brown Division.

The U15’s were beaten 2-8 at Billericay in the Challenge Cup semi-final.

The U15’s management said –

Our boys fought, chased, tackled and played their hearts out but were simply beaten by undoubtedly the best team in the EJA…sometimes it’s just not your day. On to the league!!!

The U13’s have guaranteed themselves the runners up spot at the very minimum in the Royston Crow League Division 1 with a 3-0 win at home to Manuden Juniors.

They are on level points with BSC FC with 1 game each left to play. If they finish the season on the same amount of points, there will then be a play off game to determine who wins the league.

Royston Crow Youth Football League U13 Div 1

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Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

Weekend round up – 16 & 17 March

Saturday 16 March

The Ives continued their good form on the road with a 2-0 win at Leiston.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 17 March

The U15’s guaranteed themselves at least a 3rd place finish in the EJA Green Division with a 3-1 win at Needham Market.

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The U14’s completed their league campaign in the EJA Green Division with a 1-4 defeat at Stanway Rovers.

The U13’s kept up their chances of winning the U13 Division 1 of the Royston Crow Youth League with a 3-0 win at home to Letchworth Garden City Eagles.

Royston Crow Youth Football League U13 Div 1

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Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.