Community Football Hub

Logo of the FA, the FA name above the England Three Lions coat of armsBritish Universities and Colleges Sport logo, a red shield design displaying the BUCS acronym and the Union FlagBUCS, in partnership with the Football Association and FE partners British Colleges Sport (BCS), aims to support effective partnership. It works between FA Charter Standard Clubs and Further/Higher Education institutions, granting clubs access to sustainable use of new and existing sports facilities on college and university sites. It also encourages community engagement to help institutions deliver key sport development priorities. The University of Wolverhampton is proud to be partnering with BUCS and the Football Association to deliver this community football hub programme.

The partnership has the potential to transform community football club infrastructure whilst supporting education and community football delivery in the local area. 

The University is a Tier 2 partner, working with the FA and BUCs on delivering:

  • Growth in Women's football
  • 16-25 adults in the community opportunities
  • A student volunteering and workforce programme
  • Development of new BUCS Football/Futsal team
  • Increased intra mural, recreational football and futsal participation
  • A football activator