Football is a popular sport at UH and there are so many ways you can get involved!

Represent the University

The Men’s Football Club have two sides competing in BUCS competitions and are looking for players who can improve their squads and help push for promotions.

Well-built camaraderie is set within an excellent football environment with established, well-qualified coaches leading the sides. 

Competition

The Football Club compete in the National University League and Cup programmes managed by BUCS:

1st XI: South Eastern 2B and Conference Cup
2nd XI: South Eastern 4D and Conference Cup

How to Join

There are two weeks of free trials and taster sessions following Freshers' Week (Monday 4th October - Sunday 17th October).

Anyone invited to join the Club must have signed up and paid for their membership following this three-week period.

Please pre-register at the HertSquad Sports Fair (Wednesday 29th September) or by contacting the Club on their social media channels.

Coaching

The Football Club is coached and managed by a number of FA qualified and experienced coaches with a background in the professional, non-league and academy football.

Compete on Campus

If you are an avid football player or just want a regular game each week, then get yourself involved in the HertSquad campus based football programme.

Renowned for providing a great social setting to play football with your friends, course mates or house mates against other students in our weekly book and play sessions and semesterly leagues.

The student programme includes an 8-a-side football league and 6-a-side football leagues.

If you are a student looking for a team to join or you are student captain looking for extra players to join your squad in a Campus Football league, then come along to one of our FREE 'Get Involved in Football' sessions. 

All of the above run in both Semester A and Semester B and have a presence at both campuses.

 

Campus Football Book and Play Sessions

New this semester, purchase a £50 Campus Sport Semester A membership to access unlimited weekly book and play sports sessions in a range of sports. You will also receive a purple HertSquad Campus Sport hoody!

There will be a qualifed officials at Football sessions and players will be placed into teams to play competitive matches throughout the session.

All book and play sessions will be FREE to attend between Monday 4 October and Sunday 17 October so come along and give them a go! Places during the 2 week free period will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Purchase a £50 semester A Campus Sport membership for unlimited access or pay as you go (£3.00 per session for members or £6.00 for non-members). To purchase your Campus Sport Semester A membership or FREE HertSquad Pass to access pay as you go member prices, please click here. Students must have purchased a membership or paid pay as you go prices from Monday 18 October in order to keep attending sessions.

From Monday 18 October students need to book onto Campus Sport Book and Play sessions by clicking here. Sessions can be booked 3 days in advance.

Students who purchase a semester A Campus Sport membership will also be able to collect a purple HertSquad Campus Sport hoody from the HertSquad Office at Hertfordshire Sports Village on the de Havilland Campus.

To view the Campus Sport Book and Play timetable please click here.

 

Semester A Campus Football Leagues

League 

Student / Staff 

Day 

Time 

Venue 

Cost 

General Information 

8-a-side 

Student 

Wednesdays 

Matches between 14:00 - 18:00 

New Gen 1 behind Hertfordshire Sports Village on the de Havilland Campus 

£250 + £30 refundable cash deposit* per team

Squads of 8 - 14 players 

BUCS Football players not eligible to participate 

6-a-side 

Student 

Mondays 

Matches between 19:00 - 21:00 

Oval 3G, College Lane Campus 

£180 + £30 refundable cash deposit* per team 

Squads of 6 - 12 players 

6-a-side 

Student 

Tuesdays 

Matches between 19:00 - 21:00 

Oval 3G, College Lane Campus 

£180 + £30 refundable cash deposit* per team

Squads of 6 - 12 players 

6-a-side 

Student 

Thursdays 

Matches between 19:00 - 21:00 

Oval 3G, College Lane Campus 

£180 + £30 refundable cash deposit* per team

Squads of 6 - 12 players 

6-a-side SU Socities League

Student Sundays Matches between 19:30 - 21:30  Oval 3G, College Lane Campus  £180 + £30 refundable cash deposit* per team Squads of 6 - 12 players 

Players have the option to purchase a HertSquad Campus Sport hoody for £20.00 from the HertSquad Office at Hertfordshire Sports Village on the de Havilland Campus once they have joined a team.

* £30 refundable deposit - returned at the end of the semester if all matches completed in accordance to league rules and all squad bibs are returned to the HertSquad Office. This will be be collected from all teams at the first set of matches week commencing Monday 25 October.

All teams must have two team representatives at the Campus Football captain's meeting at 18:30 on Wednesday 20 October which will be held via Zoom.

The HertSquad Campus Football leagues will commence the week beginning Monday 25 October.

Please click here to view the league rules.

 

Enter a Team

Students can enter a team into one of the Campus Football leagues above by following the instructions below:

1. Download the Playwaze app on your mobile phone app store (orange square with white pw).

2. Log into the Playwaze app (BUCS Play log in can be used) or register a new account.

3. Search Playwaze for the University of Hertfordshire Community (purple H logo). Keep 'I'm looking for' drop down as 'Organisations/Providers'.

4. Join the University of Hertfordshire Community.

5. Click on 'Other Communities' and click the Campus Football button.

6. Click on the league you wish to enter.

7. Click 'enter team' at the bottom, follow the instructions and make your team payment to secure your place in the league.

We recommend the team captain enters the team into the league. All team members will have to follow steps 1-5 above and then join their set team so that all team members are visible.

 

Looking for a Team to Join in a Campus Football League or Need Extra Players for Your Squad

Students are responsible for organising their own teams. Although assistance is offered through our FREE 'Get Involved' session at the start of term to help teams recruit players or for individuals looking for a team to join. Just come along to one of the sessions below with your student I.D. card:  

Session 

Date 

Time 

Venue 

General Information 

Get Involved in 6-a-side Campus Football Thursday 30 September 19:00 - 21:00 Oval 3G, College Lane Campus Student I.D. card required 

Get Involved in 6-a-side Campus Football

Monday 4 October

19:00 - 21:00

Oval 3G, College Lane Campus

Student I.D. card required 

Get Involved in 8-a-side Campus Football

Wednesday 6 October 14:00 - 16:00 New Gen 1 behind Hertfordshire Sports Village on the de Havilland Campus Student I.D. card required 
Get Involved in 6-a-side Campus Football Thursday 7 October 19:00 - 21:00 Oval 3G, College Lane Campus Student I.D. card required 
Get Involved in 6-a-side Campus Football Monday 11 October 19:00 - 21:00 Oval 3G, College Lane Campus Student I.D. card required 
Get Involved in 8-a-side Campus Football Wednesday 13 October 14:00 - 16:00 New Gen 1 behind Hertfordshire Sports Village on the de Havilland Campus  Student I.D. card required 
Get Involved in 6-a-side Campus Football Thursday 14 October 19:00 - 21:00 Oval 3G, College Lane Campus Student I.D. card required 

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