The New Saints FC’s affiliated women’s and girls club The New Saints Ladies FC begin their league campaign this sunday (31/08/2014). The ladies kick off against Leamington Lions ladies at Park Hall, Oswestry, with a 2pm KO.
The New Saints Ladies currently play in the West Midlands Premier League and in the 2013/2014 season reached the Women’s FA Cup second round where they faced Stoke City Ladies. The ladies are currently managed by Joe Thompson, who took over in the summer. The Saints were formed in 2002 and founded its youth section in 2011. The under 16′s were FA National Futsal champions lifting the trophy in 2013 after winning the Shropshire and West Midlands trophies along the way.
The New Saints Ladies are the leading side in women’s football in Shropshire and have won the Women’s Challenge cup on eight occasions. Most memorably in the 2013/2014 season where they beat local rivals Allscott Ladies 6-0 at The Greenhouse Meadow, to retain the trophy for the third year in a row.
The New Saints Ladies have produced many International players over the years including, Sally Jones, Izzy Foster, Lia Lewis and most recently Charlotte Edmunds, along with a number of players regularly attending Welsh National Camps. All of the above players have represented both England and Wales at youth International level.
The New Saints ladies FC are constantly looking for players at all ages from under 10 through to senior level, if you think you have got what it takes to play for the club please contact Pete wilson on: 07972523372