FC Cougars

Youth Football For Boys and Girls in year 1 to year 9 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.

All our age groups play in the Reading and West Berkshire League, with home and away matches on Sundays. Our teams also run additional training sessions. Please see our team pages for more details on times and locations.

This Week For FC Cougars

Age Date Time Type Venue
U07 24 May 2022 18:30 Training Home
U12 26 May 2022 18:30 Training Home
U14 26 May 2022 18:30 Training Home

FA Affiliation 2021/2022

The FA FC Cougars are affiliated with Berks and Bucks FA, and our club affiliation Number for the 2021/2022 season is X-B&B3914.

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: Photoshoot Times - 19 May 2022

19 May 2022

A reminder that it is our whole club photoshoot this Thursday 19 May evening at Bucklebury Recreation Ground.   Please can everyone come along in full playing kit for the photos.  If you have children in more than one age group they are welcome to come together at either of the times for their photos.

U7s: 18:00
U8s: 18:20
U9s: 18:40
U10s: 19:00
U12s: 19:15
U14s: 19:35

Please let me know if you can't make it as the photos will be used for our end of season trophies: graham@fccougars.com

NEWS: Year One Children Wanted!

18 May 2022

We are after current year one children who are keen to start playing regular football.  If your child is in year one, or you know someone who might be interested, please get in touch by e-mailing graham@fccougars.com

NEWS: Presentation Day

20 Apr 2022

We will be having a whole club photoshoot at Bucklebury Recreation Ground on Thursday 19 May from 6pm.  Hopefully we can get all players to come that evening in their full playing kit so we can produce personalised trophies ready for our end of season presentation day on Sunday 3 July 2022.

All players will receive a trophy from the club at the end of the season, and there there will also be a no obligation option to purchase photos from the photoshoot.

Our end of season presentation day will be held on Sunday 3 July 2022 at Bucklebury Recreation Ground.  Further details to follow!

NEWS: FC Cougars At Parkway This Sunday

20 Apr 2022

FC Cougars and Thatcham & Newbury Town Ladies & Girls FC are hosting a fund-raising penalty shootout and skills sessions at Parkway Shopping Centre Newbury, on Saturday April 23rd 2022 between 10am and 4pm. We would like to invite all our players, players from other clubs and members of the public to come along and have some fun, to help continue getting football “back to normal” and help encourage shoppers back to Parkway.  

NEWS: 2022/2023 Season

19 Apr 2022

We have limited spaces for new players.

Please contact us to find out more if your child would be interested in playing for any of our teams.

Our teams, and their school years from September 2022, are as follows:

  • Under 7s (year 2) - SPACES
  • Under 8s (year 3) - FULL
  • Under 9s (year 4) - SPACES
  • Under 10s (year 5) - FULL
  • Under 11s (year 6) - FULL
  • Under 13s (years 7/8) - FULL
  • Under 15s (years 9/10) - FULL

If your child is interesting in training with any of our teams please get in touch by contacting graham@fccougars.com


NEWS: Co-op Select FC Cougars For Local Community Fund!

27 Oct 2021

We are delighted that we have been selected by Co-op to benefit from their local community fund! From 24 October 2021 to 22 October 2022 Co-op members can choose to help raise funds for FC Cougars.

For every £1 members spend on selected Co-op branded products and services, 2p will go into their membership account. The same amount will go to the club if you support us on your Co-op account!

To sign-up as a Co-op member or to link your account to FC Cougars please use our page at Co-op - and remember to swipe your membership card when you shop in-store:

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:

McDonalds Oscura EPC