FC Cougars

Youth Football For Boys and Girls in year 1 to year 11 in West Berkshire

FC Cougars

FC Cougars are a fun and friendly youth football club based in West Berkshire. We have players from Thatcham, Bucklebury, Cold Ash and the surrounding areas. We welcome boys and girls of all abilities who are keen to play regular football.

We have teams in the Reading and West Berkshire League and the Peter Houseman Youth League. All our teams play home and away fixtures on Sundays and run additional training sessions during the week. Please see our team pages for more details on times and locations. We are a non-profit community football club run entirely by volunteers.

This Week For FC Cougars

Age Date Time Type Venue
U16 04 Mar 2024 20:00 Training
U14 05 Mar 2024 18:00 Training

FA Affiliation 2022/2023

The FA FC Cougars are affiliated with Berks and Bucks FA, and our club affiliation Number for the 2022/2023 season is Y-B&B4555.

We are fully insured for public liability and for youth football personal accident.

All our managers and coaches have active enhanced DBS checks and we help all coaches gain suitable FA qualifications.

FC Cougars - We only do positive

NEWS: Spaces Available In Our Under 8s

19 Jan 2024

Our current U8s have space for a couple of new players ahead of moving up to 7-a-side next season.  If you know a keen footballer currently in school year 3 please get in touch!

NEWS: FC Cougars Club AGM

10 Jul 2023

The Club AGM will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 18 July 2023 at The Cottage Inn, Upper Bucklebury, RG7 6QJ.  Please contact graham@fccougars.com in advance if you would like to attend.

NEWS: Teams For 2023/2024 Season

09 May 2023

Our age groups, and their school years from September 2023, are as follows:

  • Under 6s (year 1) 
  • Under 7s (year 2) 
  • Under 8s (year 3) - SPACES
  • Under 9s (year 4) 
  • Under 10s (year 5) 
  • Under 11s (year 6)
  • Under 12s (year 7) 
  • Under 14s (years 8/9) 
  • Under 16s (years 10/11) 

NEWS: McDonalds Sponsor FC Cougars

04 Dec 2020

McDonalds We are delighted to announce that McDonalds have become a key sponsor of the club. McDonalds have supplied our U13 team kit, training kit, and will be helping FC Cougars to provide FA qualifications for our coaches and volunteers.

"As a local McDonald's Franchisee and as someone who played on the very same pitches as a child, I'm extremely proud to sponsor FC Cougars and support them with the kit and access to coaching qualifications they need to get all the fun and enjoyment that is possible from grassroots football" - Richard Forte, Fortress Operations Ltd.

Thank you to our club sponsors:

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