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 an academy background or a grass roots player there is provision for everyone.
The Loughborough University Performance Football programme is overseen by Director of Football Richard Allen and Programme Manger Mat Stock. With UEFA PRO Licensed Head Coach Jamie Clapham leading our men’s performance offer. Through the programme players can compete for Loughborough Students FC in the National League System and as Loughborough University in British University College Sport competition.
AU Football Club
We have a strong AU football Club offer at Loughborough University with our six teams competing across the top four tiers of BUCS University Football.
Within the AU club players will train 2-3 times a week with our club coaches as well as external guest coaches, utilising our three floodlit artificial grass facilities including our latest state of the art SIS artificial pitch.
Our Men's AU teams compete in the regular BUCS league season with further fixtures through the BUCS Knockout Competitions. Outside of the BUCS fixtures our teams host friendlies against several external and internal sides including some of the IMS teams on campus.
Fixtures take place on our five performance football pitches around Holywell Sports Complex with select fixtures being hosted on the Loughborough University Stadium pitch with the ground holding a capacity of 3500 spectators.