welfare and safeguarding in grassroots football We have an inclusive club policy, we are here to offer as many participants the opportunity to enjoy the game regardless of religion, ethnicity, gender, physical or mental barriers, age or ability. Come and join Thurlby Tigers FC WHY THURLBY TIGERS

Inclusive football for all

We are a completely inclusive football club offering an academy for Reception and Year 1 children, u7’s to u18’s for boys and girls, plus men’s football.

Why we exist

Thurlby Tigers FC primary focus is to provide a friendly, safe, secure, enjoyable and supportive environment to play and enjoy football in the local community. Our aim is to make a positive contribution to the technical, social, personal, and social development to our members regardless of religion, ethnicity, gender, physical or mental barriers, age or ability.

We have an open door policy for players to come along for taster sessions. If our League squad is full then the players can train with the group until a space becomes available. Working within the community to promote and contribute to local causes, groups and ensure Thurlby Tigers FC is truly a community-focused club.  

Our ‘philosophy’

Our ethos ensures that we are known throughout the local area as a welcoming, inclusive, fun community football club, providing – Football for All. We work alongside education settings in the community and support DofE candidates and further education courses through volunteer opportunities.

Our primary objective is to ensure ALL players are developed to maximise their potential both as individuals and within the game.

We ensure all coaches are committed to provide the best quality coaching and encourage them to constantly improve through Club or FA led CPD or further FA qualifications.

We are a completely inclusive club offering football for all

Girls and boys football for Reception and Year 1


Football in either mixed or girls only squads


Thurlby Tigers Open Age Team


Thurlby Tigers goals…

Our Vision

We want to be recognised as the most respected grassroots football club in the country. It isn’t about winning every cup, but about setting an example of excellence in the way we do things. 

Our Mission

We want to provide the best grassroots experience for all our members. We want the Tiger Family to have a lifelong association with our club and the beautiful game.

Our Purpose

We want to develop better people through football. We want to leave a lasting legacy to all those involved with and associated to our club.

Our Values

Friendly. Fun. Fair. We want our club to become a place where people remain throughout their development. We want to instill a lifelong love for football, whether that is through playing, coaching, refereeing or volunteering.

Future club developments include…

Please contact the club for further information, we are working alongside the County Football Association (CFA) to deliver our Development Plan and provide more opportunities to participants regardless of religion, ethnicity, gender, physical or mental barriers, age or ability.

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