From the 29th March outdoor sports facilities are allowed to reopen and our players are now able to take part in formally organised outdoor sports.
Fees for the 2020 / 21 season will be based on programme delivery and have been assessed at six months - to include April and May. Therefore with all payments made until January, with individual sub payments up to date, there are no further payments required. The bank mandate does not have to restart and payments are complete fpr the season.
Training for age groups from the 29th March will be on the Heron Drive pitches and NOT at Bishop Fox's.
Timings as follows:
Mondays & Wednesdays 6pm - 7.30pm U16's.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm - 7.30pm U11's, 12's, 13's 14's and 15's.
Basically we have most of the programme in one location at the same time - there is space and this allows for players to play up or down to aid with development.
If staying to watch, please use the Heron Drive entrance and park in the Heron Drive Car Park.
Between 5.45 and 5.55pm for Taunton Youth parents the priority is 'INBOUND'.
Between 7.30 and 7.40pm for Taunton Youth parents the priority is 'OUTBOUND'.
If dropping off and picking up, please use the 'Front' entrance and either the Castle School Car Park or the BTC Car Park by the QDOS Building and have the players walk down to the pitches.
IF DROPPING OFF AND YOU DO NOT DO THIS, THEN YOU WILL BE AGAINST THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC AND WILL NOT BE POPULAR.
Match fixtures are availalbe under the matches tab. The league tables have been zero'd and teams assigned to mini-leagues. There will also be cup competitions in May with finals in June if teams are successful in the knockout stages. The home games have been planned in advance with locations, times and referees assigned. These may change depending on the opposition availability / travel time etc. Away games will not be confirmed until (at the latest) the Tuesday before. This is down to the opposition.
Please ensure players arrive changed ready to go, we do not have access to changing rooms due to Covid restrictions, Castle School are however allowing us to use their toilet facilities.
Team Questions: Any questions relating to age groups, team selection etc please refer to the age group manager. Ux@tauntontown.com will get to them and numbers are published within the age group pages. ie U11@tauntontown.com will go to Chris Grave.
Programme Organisation: Any questions relating to how the programme is organised please refer to...
General Organisation: Any questions relating to fixtures / match organisation / membership / how you can help and most importantly any Welfare or Safeguarding concerns (suspected abuse or bullying) please refer to...
If players are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 they will have to self isolate and not attend training unless a Covid-19 test is undertaken and there is a negative result.
Parents, please continue to observe social distancing.
End of Season
The programme is planned to end at the end of May - unless teams are through to Cup Finals in which case we will continue with those teams into June.
The purpose of Taunton Youth FC Community Trust is to advance amateur sport and promote community participation in healthy recreation through the provision of sports coaching and access to facilities for football players in school years 4-16 who live in and around Taunton.
Any child of qualifying age, regardless of footballing ability, is welcome to come and train with us (subject to club capacity).
The programme was granted Charitable Status in January 2019, We are therefore officially Taunton Youth FC Community Trust. The charity number is 1181212.
Taunton Youth FC Community Trust was awarded The FA Standard Charter in April 2020
If you are interested in finding out more information relating to the Taunton Youth programme, please contact
Some hard work behind the scenes means Taunton Juniors have officially become a part of the Community Trust extending the age range we cover in the community from 4 to16.
All of the weekly football sessions will remain the same, and the entire programme will run under the management of Head of Football, UEFA ‘A’ License Coach, Ian Thompson, whose knowledge and passion will only improve and increase the opportunity for the young players of Taunton. Many familiar faces, such as Paul West and Chris Grave, will still be a part of the coaching staff as you have seen since the beginning of September 2020. And to add to this, many former academy coaches, all holding their ‘B’ License, have also joined the coaching team in recent months, adding to the already high standard of coaching.
All social media use will now be via the Community Trust pages, so please give them a ‘like’ and ‘follow’ to stay up to date!
If you would like more information relating to football training for your child commencing from the age of four, please:
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The 2020 - 21 training venues and times for each age group will be published once available.
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