Football at Loughborough University caters for all with a number of competitive opportunities to represent the AU Club or your IMS Hall. Whether you are footballer with and academy background or a grass roots player there is provision for everyone.
Our performance programme players are supported through full time UEFA qualified coaches. The programme also utilises the world class facilities on campus with additional support through our strength & conditioning coaches, physiotherapists and performance analyts. Players also have access to performance lifestyle support and our top athletes can apply for scholarships.
The performance squad plays in the Uhlsport United Counties League Premier Division, as well as various cup competitions including the FA Cup and FA Vase. As well as competing in the Non-league pyramid the squad also compete in BUCS Northern Premier Division and BUCS Championship.
Athletic Union Club
We have a strong football programme with four teams competing in the Premier North Competition and across the top three levels of the BUCS Midlands Championships.
The training facilities used are the two rubber-crumb artificial pitches, Powerbase gym, the High-Performance Athletics Centre as well as the Loughborough University Stadium, which was purpose built for football in 2012 as well as five other grass pitches at Holywell sports complex.
Our social sport programme offers free, competitive sport that allows participants to play sport socially. You can represent your department, society and/or as a group of friends.
Football is also available through the My Lifestyle initiative, where you can give the sport a go and have loads of fun at the same time.