Stevenage Ladies vs Watford Ladies
|| Turnstiles open at 11:00am
|| The County Ground, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 2EN
|| £3.50 Adults | £1 U12s ...(a free water bottle and head band included)
Two of the biggest women’s clubs in Hertfordshire are going to go head to head on Sunday July 16th at The County Ground, Letchworth Garden City.
Stevenage Ladies and Watford will be putting on a showcase of young talented players when Stevenage Reserves will play Watford Development which will be followed by Stevenage Ladies (Women’s Premier League) Vs Watford Ladies (WSL2) starting with a 12 noon KO.
Over the past few year’s Stevenage have gone from strength to strength winning promotion into the WPL and reaching the last three county cup finals, becoming champions twice in 2015 and 2017.
Stevenage Ladies Club Chairman Dave Potter is delighted to have secured such strong opposition for their first preseason friendly:
"We would like to continue on our journey and to be able to play the best team in the area for us to learn and grow as a team and individually as players is a great test this early on in the season."
The aim of the day is to promote women’s football as well as raise some much-needed funds to enable Stevenage Ladies to continue to provide coaching and games to the best players in the area. For both games, there is a small entrance fee on the day of £3.50 Under 12’s £1.
The FA Girls' Football Week
The FA Girls' Football Week Euro Celebrations (16th July 2017 – 6th August 2017) is your opportunity to support our Lionesses European campaign, and get even more girls playing football.
During FA Girls’ Football Week the whole country gears up to encourage football activities for girls which can including playing, training or even just learning more about the beautiful game.
Hertfordshire FA will be giving all youth spectators attending the game a FREE Lionesses water bottle & head band, to mark Stevenage Ladies & Watford Ladies going head-to-head in Letchworth at the beginning of the FA Girls' Football Week.
The national campaign will help to achieve our aim to double the number of females playing football by 2020. Over 130,000 girls took part in sessions delivered in schools, universities, colleges, clubs, community groups and other organisations across the country in 2016.
Organisations who want to host a girls’ football session can register their on-going activities as part of the week, or maybe even start something brand new to kick-start girls’ football.
Activities delivered during the week can also be based on our online guides, which provide advice on ensuring all activities are fun and safe for everyone involved.
To get involved please register your activity at FAGirlsFootballWeek.com and tell us your plans for your Euro celebrations - Once registered you will have access to all of our online resources.
If you have any questions, please e-mail Info@FAGirlsFootballWeek.com.