​​Loughborough Lightning Football

Loughborough Lightning Women FC is a brand-new exciting team established for the 2021-22 season and we compete in the FA Women’s National League, Northern Premier Division.

FA Womens National League logo

We proudly represent Loughborough University as part of the Loughborough Lightning family. Our campus is the home for world class female sport. Our Lightning family includes Netball, Cycling, Rugby and Wheelchair Basketball.

We are committed to women’s high-performance sport, and we will lead the way in innovation, collaboration and development for women’s football.

Loughborough Lightning squad stand in a huddle, pre match, at the Loughborough Stadium.

Our Mission

We want to empower and develop women through our culture of excellence and world class facilities.

Current student, Abbey Hateley in action, kicking the ball across the pitch.

Our Vision

We strive to provide women with life shaping high performance opportunities.

Our Home

Loughborough University is an iconic home for our Lightning Football team, it is world renowned for education, sporting excellence and its high performance ecosystem.