John Ogilvie, Parent, Matchplay Event
''I just think its terrific that the kids have
something like this. It's somewhere they can
come, play, learn and develop all in such a
brilliantly relaxed environment. What I
particularly enjoy from standing here on the
sidelines is just how little input, in a
positive way, the coaches give on the day. It is
a case of just putting on the boots and playing
football with your pals! Exactly how it should
be. It is so well run, structured, disciplined
but above all else fun. A brilliant thing for
Do you love
football but only ever want to play matches? If
Our 3v2 Matchplay sessions are for you!
love training but don't get the chance to put
all your great effort into practice? Maybe you
do but you just want to play even more? Or maybe you
lack the confidence to be part of an organised
team sport and as yet haven't had the chance to
reasons may be... We are now offering you the
chance to come along, take part and get involved
in our once monthly children matchplay events where all we do is
play!!! No training...no drills...Just 100%
will take place once every month and are open
to absolutely everybody regardless of ability
and previous football experience. It doesn't
matter if you play for a team or if you are
playing for the very first time, what does
matter is that you come along with the intention
of having fun! In return we will guarantee that
you will improve as a footballer, grow and
develop as a person and leave at the end of each matchplay having enjoyed the experience. Our
coaches will be there to provide you with a
little bit of guidance but overall our emphasis
is on giving you the freedom to play in a happy,
safe & relaxed environment. This is an absolute
must and will be promoted at all times. Our
Matchplays are all about you!
below for full further details. If we have
missed anything out and you have any further
questions then please contact us.
WHAT YOU NEED
the matches be played?
Pilrig Park School, Leith.
How much does
£4 per player.
How old do
you have to be to play?
Is it for
boys or girls?
Both. Everybody is welcome.
matches be indoors or outdoors?
All matches will be played outdoors on grass.
players will be involved in each match?
This will be decided on the day but ideally will
How long will
each match last?
This will be decided on the day but most
probably be between 15-20 minutes.
What do I
need to wear?
Anything that you feel comfortable in. Please
dress appropriately depending on the weather.
Do I turn up
make sure you turn up ready to play.
kit do I need to bring?
Football boots, astroturfs or trainers and
shinguards (please note that no player will be
allowed to participate without either).
Do I need to
bring a drink?
No. Water or juice will be provided on the day.
Do I need to
bring a snack?
No. Fruit will be provided on the day.
Do I turn up
as part of a team or can I turn up on my own?
You can do either but we will always mix the
teams as best as we can on the day.
How do I
register my place?
You just turn up on the day.
register without an adult?
Yes. Providing your parent or guardian calls,
texts or emails us in advance.
Our Matchplay sessions will take place on the