Welcome to South Woodham Ferrers United
On Friday 8th September the club held it’s awards evening at Club Woodham for the 2022/23 season, this gave us the chance to recognise all the coaches and managers for their efforts throughout the season, list of award winners below.
Thank to everyone who helped to make it such a great evening, ahead of the start of the 2023/24 season.
5v5 U7 – U8
Team of the Year: U7 Cobras
Manager of the Year: U8 Lions (John Dumas)
Most Improved: U8 Jaguars
7v7 U9 – U10
Team of the Year: U10 Wolves
Manager of the Year: U10 Wolves (Dan Preston)
Most Improved: U8 Hawks
9v9 U11 – U12
Team of the Year: U12 Lions
Manager of the Year: U11 White (Patrick Bines)
Most Improved: U11 Whites
Youth U13 – U18
Team of the Year: U15 Falcons
Manager of the Year: U15 Falcons (Mo Allsop)
Most Improved: U13 Swifts
Girls U9 – U16
Team of the Year: U18 Dolphins
Manager of the Year: U13 Ravens (Rob & Stacey Coster)
Most Improved: U15 Redcats
Most Improved: Men’s Sunday First
Clubman of the Year: Nick Martin (U11 White Sharks)
Special recognition for their work during the season: Mike Warren
Thank you to Tara Allen who stepped down from managing the U15 Redcats
Special mention for Iain Watts who stepped down as the club’s Secretary earlier in the month.
The South Woodham Ferrers United FC 3rd annual summer 5v5 Tournament took place on Friday 14th, Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2023, we had 99 teams play over the weekend with over 700 players playing in the tournament. Well done to all the teams involved in the tournament and congratulations to this years winners and runners up.
We raised a further £2,000 for our 2 chosen charities “Friends of Broomfield” and “St John Ambulance” and over £500 for the club.
A big thank you to all the teams that took part in making it a fantastic weekend.
The weekend wouldn’t have been as successful as it was without all the help and support from all within the club, a special mention to Manny, Smithy and Kristian who didn’t miss any of the weekends action, plus so many more who were involved you know who you are. The tournament again had great support from local businesses who sponsored the event, please see photos. Thank you to our sponsors and vendors for your support over the Tournament weekend.
Plans are already underway for a 2024 tournament and again we look to make the weekend bigger than this year, watch this space!
Our U15 Falcons are Southend Premier League cup winners 2023, defeating Hawkwell Athletic 2-1 in the final, Well done to Mo, Jethro, Steve, and boys.
The Falcons are in cup final action again this Sunday, at Roots Hall
Our U15 Falcons will be involved in 2 cup finals this week, please see the details below if you would like to go and watch the games.
Tuesday 16th May
U15 Premier League Trophy Final
SWFU U15 Falcons v Hawkwell Athletic Blues
Venue: Hullbridge Sports FC
Sunday 21st May
U15 League Cup
SWFU U15 Falcons v Canvey Island Youth Reds
Venue: Roots Hall Stadium
Good luck to everyone involved.
Congratulations to our U10 Wolves on their cup win v Great Notley Owls, after being lever at full-time, the match went into extra time, where the Wolves were able to get the goals required to win the game before going to a penalty shoot-out.
Well done Dan and all involved with the Wolves, we hope everyone enjoyed their day.
Our U9 Leopards were defeated last weekend in their cup final v Hutton Reds, after being level at full-time, then level again after extra time, the match went to a penalies, again after both teams being level, they suffered a sudden death defeat.
A great effort from Matt and everyone involved with the U9 Leopards.
We are pleased to have been accredited as an England 3 star club. This recognises good administrative and football development performance within our community club.
A lot of work has gone into this and many thanks go to everyone for their efforts, especially Iain and Mike on the committee
Our U13 Reds suffered a defeat last weekend in their Vase Trophy Final, it’s a great acheivement in reaching the final it just didn’t work out for them on the day.
Well done to Mark and everyone involved with the U13 Reds.
Congratulations to SWFU U11 Whites for their victory in the league cup against Sporting 77 Iguanas. Sam and Olly scored two goals each, and James added one more.
Well done to Ronnie, Harrison, Oscar, Pharrell, George (captain), Oliver, Henry, Maison, Dexter, Jaylyn, James, Sam, and Olly.
We are super proud of these young stars, A special thanks to Patrick and all the coaches who give up their time to coach this super bunch