​​Loughborough Lightning Football

Loughborough Lightning FC is a brand new team this season competing in the FA Women’s National League, Northern Premier Division.

The University’s performance team and the Loughborough Foxes have officially combined to launch a new Loughborough Lightning programme that competes nationally against some of the biggest names in the sport.

The clubs have worked in close collaboration for a number of years now with Head Coach Issy Martin overseeing both programmes since her appointment at the University in September 2019.

Lightning currently competes in the FA Women’s National League, Northern Premier Division facing teams such as Burnley, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest, and West Bromwich Albion.

They also compete in the Women’s Vitality FA Cup as well as the FA Women’s National League Cup.

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