Shine Junior Football Club - U7 Squad (Year 2 in 18/19)

Join Shine in a supportive and fun based football environment

Join us for the rest of the season at no charge - we are sure you will love playing with us!

Shine Junior Football Club's FA qualified coaching team will deliver a combination of training sessions, friendly fixtures and Bristol Saturday Youth league matches that will develop children’s skills, techniques and knowledge of the game in a supportive and professional environment.

Friday 26th April - Your end of season presentation details:

All squads are welcome to arrive at Golden Hill Sports Club, Lime Trees Road, BS6 7XW from 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start where there will be a bar for drinks and a BBQ.  The running order is planned to be (which we will try and keep to as much as we can, but this is a very relaxed evening!):

Wildcats - 6:35pm – 6:50pm

U6 - 6:50pm – 7:05pm 

U7 - 7:05pm – 7:20pm

U8 - 7:20pm – 7:35pm

Break - 7:35pm – 7:50pm

U9 - 8:05pm – 8:20pm

U10 - 8:20pm – 8:35pm

U11 - 8:35pm- 8:50pm

Close 8:55pm

Sat 8 Sep 2018 - Sat 6 Apr 2019
08.45 - 09.45
Age range:
Year 2 in 18/19
Open to children from any school
Essential kit:
  • Shin Pads (Available in The Shine Shop)
  • Boots and Trainers
  • Official Shine JFC Football Shirt (provided)
  • Water Bottle (Available in The Shine Shop)
  • Rain Jacket (Available in The Shine Shop)

Season Overview

Players will get the chance to improve their technique in all the essential skills through fun games. These skills will be age appropriate as part of a progression through the age groups from Under 6 to Under 11. 

The focus of the weekly sessions for the U7 squad will include:

  • Basic Attacking (Shooting)
  • Basic Defending (Tackling)
  • Ball Control
  • Communication and team work
  • Turning
  • Basic passing & dribbling
  • Learning to win & lose
  • Match rules through games

In addition to improving the participant’s knowledge of the game and helping them to work as part of a team, sessions will also incorporate fundamental skills such as; 

  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Communication
  • Co-ordination
  • Agility

Each session will end with small-sided matches in which the members of the squad will be divided into ability based teams and put their new skills into practice.

Further Information
  • A 'Player of the Week' award will be presented at the end of each session
  • Children will not be able to participate without shin pads
  • Squad places are limited and bookings are made on a first come/first served basis.
  • Shine’s professional coaching team are FA level qualified, DBS checked and fully insured.
  • Parents/carers are encouraged to stay and watch their child whilst enjoying the tea and coffee facilities
  • Squad members will be given a Shine JFC shirt for the season, which must be returned at the end of the season.
  • Shine JFC will hold an end of season presentation event
Matchday and Training Facilities

Shine JFC’s home ground is located at Blaise School Playing Fields which provides an excellent level grass playing surface with marked pitches and Football Association approved goals. The spacious and secure surroundings offer ample parking and toilet facilities.

As well as friendly matches during term-time Saturdays, the Under 7s will also be involved in a friendly local league. All Shine teams will be mixed ability throughout the season and rotated so children get to play with different players. The timings are as follows:

  • Training Sessions on Saturdays: 8:45–9:45
  • Home and Away Matches: 10:15–11:15 (may vary)
Travelling to Shine

Shine recommends its customers consider environmentally friendly modes of transport, such as cycling, public transport and walking – when customers are travelling to/from a Shine activity. To encourage a healthy lifestyle, Shine is committed to ensuring that each activity location provides a covered bike shed where children and adults can safely store their bicycles on arrival. For customers choosing public transport, please click on the 'bus' icon below to find further details on local bus routes.

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