Ashington Cougars Football club have been crowned the FA Charter Development Club of 2015 in an Award Ceremony at Wembley Stadium just before the Community Shield between Arsenal and Chelsea. We were presented with the medal by Sir Geoff Hurst England's hat trick hero from the World Cup Final in 1966.
The FA judging panel were impressed because of our focus on making sure at all levels in the club we ensure enjoyment of their football is a priority of our players, it's not all about winning and through our links with Chelsea Community Football and our level 4 Coach BB Bejaoui who's a FA Coach Mentor who provides quality coaching support for all our coaches.
Cougars currrently runs 14 teams from Under 6 to Under 16. All the teams play in the Horsham and District Youth Football league with matches generally played on a Saturday morning. We are proud that 3 of our teams play in the A division of their respective age group. The aim in 2015/16 to to re-establish a girls team, Ashington Angels.
Players are attracted from Ashington and neighbouring towns and villages ; Storrington, Steyning, Findon, Partridge Green, West Chiltington, Washington, Pulborough and Thakeham
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