Leicester City Woodgate FC Inclusive “Football for All”

LCW-Respect-LogoLeicester City Woodgate Inclusive (Disability) Football Club is an affiliated section of Leicester City Ladies F.C. Our Inclusive section is run by volunteers and was formed in 2007. We provide fantastic opportunities for players, youngsters, adults, males and females, with a learning, physical, sensory disability or special need, or mental health issue, to take part in regular football opportunities, whether that be training or matches in a pan disability environment, where the ethos of our football provision is Football, Fun, Fair Play and Respect for All whilst playing a competitive sport.

We have 8 small sided adult male teams, 2 Ladies Teams, 1 Youth & 1 Junior Team. Since 2015-16, we have been identifying and recruiting players who are Partially Sighted to become members of our newly formed – Leicester City Woodgate F.C. Partially Sighted Team.

Overall we have 80 + members of our Inclusive Section.

Junior & Youth Section – Male and Female players from 6 years of age up to 16
Training takes place every Thursday at 5.00-6.00pm
New College Sportshall, Greencoat Road, Off Glenfield Road, Leicester, LE3 6RN

Adults, Male & Female players 16 years of age and above
Train every Thursday at 5.30-7.00pm
St. Margarets Pastures Sports Centre, St. Margarets Way, Leicester LE1 3EA

Football is a great team sport and offers players a great way of having fun, learning new skills, supporting health and well being and increasing social and life skills, all of which help to raise the self esteem of those players involved. Football also provides a great opportunity for players to become a very valued Team and Club member, the benefits and enjoyment of the players is clear to see at Training and League events.

Our Inclusive (Disability) Section has grown into the largest volunteer run Inclusive Club, within the Midlands, if not nationally and our Football Association Charter Standard Community Club accreditation ensures our volunteers have the necessary F.A. Qualifications, 1st Aid trained and have undergone DBS/CRB checks in order to safeguard All of our Members.

We are All very proud of the opportunities that we provide and our reward is seeing the enjoyment all of our players achieve from being involved in football and being a very valued team member.

If you, or indeed if you know of someone who would love to become involved as a player or volunteer within our Inclusive Provision, please contact Mary Rudkin below for more details.

We are also looking for sponsorship for the season 2019-20, so again please contact Helen for details.
Mobile: 07808090740
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Dribble to Wembley

Congratulations to Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive F.C., Players, Coaches and Volunteers who took part in our Fundraising ‘Sponsored Dribble the Ball to Wembley’. The event saw everyone covering the 100 miles dribbling a football across half the pitch at St. Margarets Pastures Sports Centre, we covered the miles over 2...Read More »

Home of the FA Inclusive Football Festiv

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Teams had a great day at the Home of The English F.A. and England Football Squads – St. George’s Park. The Festival was held on the David Beckham Pitch, with a Euro 2016 theme which saw LC Woodgate Teams, Juniors, Ladies & 4 Adult Males Teams...Read More »

Inclusive Presentation Event

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive F.C. held their Presentation  Event on 14th July. The Club would firstly like to ‘Thank’ each and every player from our Juniors, Youth and Adult Male and Female Teams for being part of our Club this season.We have had a busy season of football and a successful...Read More »

Inclusive County Cup at Holmes Park

Holmes Park hosted the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive County Cup for All our Inclusive Clubs on Saturday June 11th. Philippa Bass the LRCFA Disability Football Development Officer coordinated the days event with a team of referees officiating over the competition.
There was a great turnout on the day with 28...Read More »

Inclusive win Respect Award at Ibstock Utd

Saturday 30th May, saw our Adults teams compete in’ 6′ a side games over at Ibstock Utd where all teams always get a friendly welcome and a free burger! which we all look forward to.
We had 6 adult teams taking part over 2 divisions and all teams had another very competitive...Read More »

Partially Sighted Futsal

Manjit Takhar leads the way for Partially Sighted Futsal for Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive F.C. Manjit has worked very hard with a variety of groups and agencies during this season to identify and recruit potential new players to develop a specific Partially Sighted Team, several new players have been identified,...Read More »

Inclusive at the Home of the Premier League Champions

Monday May the 9th was a fantastic day of Inclusive Football at the King Power Stadium. Philippa Bass at the Leicestershire & Rutland County F.A. invited Special Educational Needs Schools and Groups of players to attend a football festival in the morning and the afternoon saw over 150 Adult players...Read More »

Inclusive League

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive teams, 6 Adults, 1 Female, Junior & Youth all turned out for the League Fixtures at Meadow Sports Ground, Oadby & Wigston Inclusive FC on Saturday 30th April.  25 teams were represented at the Inclusive League Fixture with our Leicester City Woodgate Teams facing strong opposition...Read More »

Inclusive March and April Update

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive teams have been busy with football events in March and April with the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive Football League Fixtures taking place.
5th March saw our 6 Male Adult teams competing in the Blue & Red League Divisions at the LCFC Indoor Dome with our Ladies...Read More »

Bradford Disability Football Club.

Inclusive teams play host to Bradford Disability Football Club.
The February Inclusive League Event for Leicester City Woodgate Junior & Youth Teams held at the Leicester City F.C. Indoor Dome on the 13th February, was a fantastic afternoon of football enhanced by the visit of Bradford Disability F.C. Brafdford DFC...Read More »

Trophy Parlour Inclusive League Cup

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive F.C. competed in the inaugural Trophy Parlour Inclusive League Cup Competition on Saturday 6th February at the Leicester City F.C. Indoor Dome.
The competition was organised by the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive Football League with 12 Adult male Teams representing Aylestone Park, Asfordby Amateurs LGIFC,...Read More »

Partially Sighted Football

Leicester City Woodgate Partially Sighted team are continuing to work to recruit players to form a local Partially Sighted Futsal Team which will eventually play in the British Blind Sport Partially Sighted League.
Manjit Takhar, Team Coach is working with local groups and organisations to identify new players to...Read More »

Inclusive at the Dome

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Junior & Youth teams competed again at the LCFC Indoor Dome in the January Fixture programme.

LCW Junior & Youth Teams played against, Aylestone Park, Birstall Utd, Oadby & Wigston & AFC Barwell Inclusive Squads. The young guns played brilliantly in all of their games and...Read More »

The Peoples Cup

The Peoples Cup for Inclusive Teams was held at Aylestone Park Football Club on Sunday 24th January.

Leicester City Woodgate Adult Male Teams competed against teams from Rushden & Diamonds, Derby Diamonds, Asfordby Amateurs and Aylestone Park.

Leicester City Woodgate Diamonds drew a tough group on the day and finished in...Read More »

Inclusive Update

Winter fixtures for Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Teams, played at the LCFC Indoor Dome are well underway. Teams and players have competed very well in all fixtures. Our Ladies Inclusive Team also enjoyed an away match against Northampton Town DFC Ladies and had a great day with the players showing...Read More »

Inclusive Festival at Aylestone Park FC

A Very Well done to Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Teams who played at Aylestone Park Football Club on Saturday 17th October.
There was a few League Teams missing for this event due to half term, but everyone had a great morning of football in the sunshine!
Thanks must go...Read More »

Asfordby Inclusive Tournament

A very well done to our Inclusive Teams – Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive FC. We had six Adult Male Teams- one Youth Team – one Junior Team and one Ladies Team competing in the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive Football League at Asfordby Amateurs LGIFC who organised a brilliant tournament!!...Read More »

Presentation Event

LCLFC Inclusive section, Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive F.C. hosted a Presentation Event celebrating the players success from 2014-15. The Presentation event was held at the home of AFC Andrews and the 3G Sports Bar, who both show great support for our Inclusive Section. Players took part in friendly...Read More »

Partially Sighted Players

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive FC are looking to recruit players to form a new Partially Sighted Football Team, which will eventually play in the British Blind Sport Partially Sighted League.
Manjit Takhar, Team Coach is working with local groups and organisations to identify new players to become involved, so...Read More »

Leicester City Woodgate Win Gold

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Football Club, hosted a Football Event on the 14th June on behalf of the Special Olympics East Midlands.
The Event took place at the home of AFC Andrews, the great facility at Aylestone Recreation Ground, where Benny Irwin, Club Chairman and the owners of the...Read More »

St. George's Park hosts Inclusive Festival

Sunday 7th June saw just one of our Adult Male teams, our Ladies Team, Junior and Youth Teams taking part in a Festival of Football again hosted by Philippa at St. George’s Park, Burton on Trent, home the the Football Association, a magnificent facility.
Our Ladies joined up with the...Read More »

King Power Stadium

On the 27th May, our players, Juniors, Youth and Adults Teams were invited to attend a football festival held at the amazing King Power Stadium, home of Leicester City Football Club. Philippa Bass (LRCFA) and David Eassom (LCFC), welcomed players and teams who had taken part in the Midweek...Read More »

Inclusive Update

It has been a busy two months of Inclusive Fixtures, since our Win at the People’s Cup at Harborough Town FC on the 18th April.
We have taken part in:
Mid Week league Fixtures at the New Ellesmere College on the 22nd April, with Leicester City Woodgate Teams playing ...Read More »

Peoples Cup Victory

The Peoples Cup for Leicestershire was hosted at Harborough Town Football Club on Saturday 18th April and organised by Philippa Bass from the Leicestershire & Rutland County FA & Inclusive Football Partnership.
The People’s Cup saw Inclusive teams competing from across the Midlands – Leicester City Woodgate-3 teams, Mansfield Town-...Read More »

League Back Outside

Leicester City Woodgate Teams continue with their busy season with Junior, Youth & Adult teams playing their fixtures in the LCFC Dome during March. Leicester City Woodgate Teams always have a good turn out from all our sections competing on a regular basis.
April fixtures were hosted by Asfordby Amateurs...Read More »

Inclusive Football League

Leicester City FC Indoor Dome again was the venue for the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive Football League Fixtures on February 14th.
11 male adult teams attended from Inclusive Clubs across the County and the Leicester City Woodgate and Leicester City Ladies U15’s again got together for a female festival of...Read More »

Midweek Football Mania

Wednesday 11th February saw another round of fixtures in the Midweek Inclusive Football Development League.  Teams attended from Northampton Town FC, Leicester College, Gateway College, Ellesmere College and Achieve with Us Project.
A great morning of football was had by all the Leicester City Woodgate Players.
Player of the Day Awards were...Read More »

Inclusive Football League

The Junior & Youth Event for the went ahead at the LCFC Indoor Dome on the 31st January.
Leicester City Woodgate Junior & Youth Teams attended the event and all players showed respect and had a great time.
Medals were given out to Players of the Day and for players...Read More »

Inclusive Christmas Party

The Inclusive Section Christmas party saw Sponsors ‘Blue Peter Club’ host a great party at their venue.  The party was also to ‘Thank’ Inclusive Section Sponsors and Derek Gethins and his family attended on the night, both sons Harry & Archie are involved in coaching the Junior Section.  Carl Harris...Read More »

Inclusive in the Dome

Inclusive Football was back in the Leicester City Football Club Indoor Dome for the December and January events, much to the delight of the players.  In December the Girls & Ladies Inclusive were joined by Leicester City Ladies Under 15’s who helped support the Female Inclusive section to have a...Read More »

Football, Football Football!

Leicester City Woodgate Adult Teams were invited to play in the Midweek Inclusive Football League held at the New Ellesmere College site on Wednesday 10th December.   We had four teams in the event and played against, Northampton Town, Leicester,  Gateway and  Ellesmere Colleges and the Achieve with Us...Read More »

Inclusive League

Leicester City Woodgate Junior and Youth Inclusive Teams played at the Leicester City Indoor Dome on Saturday 6th December in the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive League. 10 teams attended the event overall with our Junior and Youth teams taking part against Oadby & Wigston, Ibstock Utd, Birstall Utd, Asfordby Amateurs...Read More »

Inclusive Football League at AFC Andrews

Leicester City Woodgate, Leicester City ladies FC’s Inclusive Section, was host to the October Fixture programme of the Leicestershire & Rutland Inclusive Football League. AFC Andrews supported the event which was played at their great new facility. Benny Irwin, AFC Andrew’s Chairman was a massive support on the...Read More »

Barwell League Festival

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive teams ‘ kicked off’ their season with a League Festival at AFC Barwell on Saturday 13th September. Our Inclusive section had 8 teams attending on the day, in the Adults Blue, Adults Red, Ladies, Junior and Youth Divisions.
AFC Barwell volunteers worked very hard on...Read More »

Manjit Singh Takhar

Sport has always been part of my life ever since I was about nine years old at Charnwood Junior School. I remember back in those good old days when we used to have activities such as egg and spoon race, three legged races, wheel barrows and the sack bag...Read More »

Inclusive Players on Sky

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive players were invited down to the LCFC Training ground on Monday 4th August to take part in skills sessions and small sided games with David Eassom, Disability Officer at LCFC Football in the Community. Sky TV cameras were on hand filming the work of the Football...Read More »

Northampton Town F.C. hosts Ladies Inclusive Festival

Leicester City Ladies and Asfordby Amateurs Ladies Inclusive Teams joined up for a football festival at the home of Northampton Town Football Club, as part of their Annual Disability Football Festival.
The players had a great day of football and Leicestershire won Silver Medals in the competition with Northampton picking...Read More »

Inclusive Football Festival

LCFC’s King Power stadium played host to an Inclusive Football Festival on Monday May 12th.








Leicester City Woodgate F.C. Adult teams had a great afternoon of football at the home of Leicester City Football Club. Our teams played alongside South Leicester College, Inclusive Teams, Asfordby Amateurs Inclusive, AFC Barwell,...Read More »

Herve Pep-Ngoma Visit

Leicester City FC’s U18’s Captain, Herve Pep-Ngoma visited our Junior & Youth inclusive Football Squads training session and was delighted to be able to teach the youngsters a few tricks of the trade. Herve has been in the LCFC Academy since he was a youngster and shows great potential...Read More »

Inclusive Football Supports BBC Children In Need Appeal

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Team players, John Astle and Kerry Lichfield came up with the idea of raising money to support the Children In Need Charity and indeed the Leicestershire and Rutland Inclusive League endorsed their support to the cause. Players attending the Inclusive Football League event at the...Read More »

LCLFC host Inclusive County League at Aylestone Recreation Ground

Saturday 21st September saw Leicester City Ladies Football Club & Leicester City Woodgate FC organise the first event of the season for the Leicestershire and Rutland Inclusive (Disability) County League (an FA Charter Standard and Respect League) at Aylestone Recreation Ground, Artificial Turf Pitch.
21 teams from Oadby and Wigston,...Read More »

Season Opening

Leicester City Ladies FC will be hosting the 1st Inclusive (Disability) County League fixture of the season on Saturday 21st September at the Rubber Crumb Pitch opposite Aylestone Leisure Centre. The League fixture programme will see Junior and Youth Inclusive (Disability) Teams playing from 11.00am until 1.30pm and the...Read More »

Leicester City Woodgate Football Partnership & Club

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Football Partnership was set up in May 2007 and currently provides regular football opportunities for females, males, youngsters and adults with a special need or learning, physical or sensory impairments or disabilities.

The Club provides a great opportunity for the teams to train every week and take...Read More »

Inclusive 'Football for All'

Leicester City Ladies in partnership with Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Football Partnership runs female only teams for players from the age of 12 years up to adults.

We currently have around 7 Youth players U16 and 10 Ladies players, who train and play football on a regular basis.

Teams train every Thursday...Read More »

Inclusive 'Football for All'

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Football Partnership, Junior section, also provides football and fundamental skills training for girls and boys from the age of 6 – 14 years of age.

Currently there are around 14 players attending on a Thursday evening in the Sportshall at the New College, just off Glenfield Road,...Read More »

LCLFC Inclusive Girls & Ladies

Leicester City Ladies Inclusive team at David Beckham Academy in 2008

Leicester City Ladies and Leamington Spa Inclusive teams at Special Olympics

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Leicester City Woodgate Juniors

Leicester City Woodgate Inclusive Juniors

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Inclusive 'Football for All'

Leicester City Woodgate FC runs adult male teams. We currently have around 30 players training and playing football on a regular basis.

Teams train every Thursday at:
St. Margaret Pastures Sports Centre on the astroturf pitches – 4.30 – 6.00 pm.

We endeavour to provide football for all ability levels and have...Read More »