More People, More Active, More Often
More People, More Active, More Often

Women’s Social Soccer Programme

Womens Social Soccer Programme

Womens Social Soccer continues from Wednesday 17th January 2024. This new soccer programme for women is a collaboration between Meath Local Sports Partnership, the FAI and local soccer clubs, training takes place on the following dates and times:

  • Kentstown Rovers – from Wednesday 17th January @ 8pm
  • Parkvilla FC – from Thursday 17th January @ 9pm
  • Dunshaughlin Youths FC – from Friday 26th January @ 7.30pm

The aim of the Social Soccer is to:

  • Increase female participation in clubs
  • Upskill existing soccer players to become club coaches and officials
  • Balance the gender divide in club coaching and club committees
  • Be part of a sustainable programme that supports womens soccer

To register and play (free of charge) in any of the above social soccer programmes  CLICK HERE

New – FAI All-Female Training Initiative

FAI & Meath LSP are introducing a NEW ‘All-Female Soccer Training Initiative’ to help increase and support womens soccer in Meath. The training initiative comprises of

  • Safeguarding – 3 hours
  • PDP 1 (female only) 2.5 hours
  • Coaching Teenage Girls Training
  • All new qualified coaches will receive a Coach Training Top
  • Cost is €25

      (Garda Vetting – must be completed through FAI Connect Account)

  • PDP 1 female only training for all clubs involved in the programme. This comprehensive training initiative is the first step to becoming a qualified soccer coach. If all places are not taken, other clubs/players are invited to take part.
  • FAI ‘Officials’ Training Course available for those who would like to try their hand at other responsible roles in soccer: Referee, Match Officials etc
  • Safeguarding 1 – Child Protection Training – a comprehensive training initiative to protect and support all coaches working with children and vulnerable adults
  • Coaching Teenage Girls Workshop – a workshop designed specifically for coaches who are training teenage girls (date tbd)

Important dates 


Open Tuesday 12th Dec

Close Friday 29th January

Garda Vetting

FAI Connect

Must be completed by end of January


3 hours

Monday 19th February

6.30pm – 9.30pm

PDP 1 female only

2.5 hours

Tuesday 5th March

6.30pm – 9pm

To Register for the PDP 1 training initiative Click Here