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Weetabix Wildcats

Fun, Friends, Football for Girls 5-11.

Been inspired by watching the Lionesses compete in the UEFA Women’s Euros? Want to give girls from your community the chance to give football a go?

Weetabix Wildcats sessions offer fun and inclusive football opportunities for girls aged 5-11. Applications to become a provider are now open!

Squad Girls


Weetabix Wildcats is an offer for every girl aged 5-11, regardless of ability, disability, impairment or health condition, to try football for the first time in a fun, safe environment.

Sessions take place on a weekly basis, either evenings or at weekends, and are focused on helping girls make friends, have fun and be active through football.

All sessions are delivered by FA qualified coaches, providing a safe place for girls to try football for the first time and develop key skills.

Weetabix Wildcats is a great starting point for those wishing to start girls provision for the first time.


A unique offer of Weetabix Wildcats sessions at a particular location and time, attracting a particular cohort/group of young girls.

The programme must be delivered for a minimum of 16 weeks per year

It must operate for at least two years (i.e. a minimum of 16 weeks in EACH year)

Have capacity to deliver for a minimum of 30 girls/participants per session

Each session must be a minimum of one hour duration

Staffing ratios appropriate to the group must be maintained

Each provider must use the England Football Events Platform to create sessions and take attendance weekly



Start-up grants of £900 (spread across two years)

Full training for your staff and volunteers

Ongoing delivery support

Access to online Weetabix Wildcats Community

Nike Kit and Equipment

Branded Marketing Assets

Session Resources

Access to online Weetabix Wildcats Store



Applications are welcomed from any organisation that meets the Weetabix Wildcats criteria, which can include Football Clubs, Schools, Leisure Centres and Sports Coaching Groups.

Download our provider guidane booklet for more information
The application window is now open until 31st August 2022. Applicants will be notified in thereafter as to whether they have been successful or not. Providers will then receive full training before delivery can commence from September.

To apply please click here

Need support submitting an application? Check out our guide to submitting an application HERE!

Interested in running a Girls Squad session? Find out how to apply HERE 

For more information contact development@leicestershirefa.com or weetabixwildcats@TheFA.com