From our humble beginnings Penkridge Junior Football Club now provides football facilities to over 200 children from the local community ensuring healthy sports and social development for all the youngsters taking part on a weekly basis.

Represented by 14 teams including 2 girls teams, girls football seems to have taken a rollercoaster ride since our first girls team was introduced in season 2004/05, that team left last season 2010/11 to form a new open age Penkridge Town Ladies team and is to date our most successful team

:1st: 2008/2009 – u15 – South Staffs Womens League – League Cup Winners
:1st: 2008/2009 – u15 – South Staffs Womens League – League Winners
:2nd: 2007/2008 – u14 – South Staffs Womens League – League Runners Up
:1st: 2006/2007 – u13 – South Staffs Womens League – League Cup Winners
:2nd: 2006/2007 – u13 – South Staffs Womens League – League Runners Up
:2nd: 2005/2006 – u12 – South Staffs Womens League – League Cup Runners Up

Penkridge Junior Ladies 2010/11 click for more information 

To ensure this heritage continues and a strong influx of younger players come through the club, a very successful soccer school now runs on Saturday mornings of which our current u7 and u8 teams have graduated from, this has happened through hard work and dedication from committee members working through planning processes required and supported by the FA Charter Standard.

Funding for Junior, Grassroots clubs has always an issue and as a club we try to keep our members fees as low as possible, to do this we use these fees to cover just the basic cost of football which is made up of,  league and player registrations, pitch and training costs, referees fees, insurance and basic equipment(Footballs, Bibs, Cones and First Aid kits). All other costs have to be covered by fundraising and one of our main fundraising events is the annual tournament now in it’s 7th year

Our annual tournament, The PJFC Summer Cup is recognised as one of the best tournaments in Staffordshire with 156 teams taking part over two days, the attraction being that teams competing are from all over the UK, enabling the majority of games to be played against teams from outside their own leagues. The popularity of the event is such that we have turned away this year more teams than have taken part.  Again this success is down to the hard work and dedication of committee members and volunteers and our tournament organiser who starts preparing in September.


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