Weston-super-Mare AFC and Weston Mendip FC are delighted to announce a partnership aimed at advancing girls’ and women’s football in the local community.
The collaboration will see Weston Mendip’s 13s and 15s teams proudly play under the Weston-super-Mare AFC name in the Junior Premier League.
Weston-super-Mare AFC will oversee the management of the 18s, reserves, and first team with the involvement of coaches from both clubs.
This partnership marks a significant milestone for girls’ and women’s football in Weston-super-Mare, bringing together the combined resources, facilities, and expertise of both clubs.
Jo Lintern, Chairwoman at Weston Mendip FC, said: “Our partnership with Weston-super Mare-AFC will allow us to continue developing players through a player pathway and incorporates our high-performing Junior Premier League teams.
“Weston-super-Mare AFC will be providing opportunities for players who are over the age of 16 to join their first team and a newly established reserve team.
“They will also provide u18s football giving female players in the local area a fantastic opportunity to continue playing.”
The partnership will commence immediately, and preparations are already underway for the upcoming season.
Sarah Adams, Women’s Manager at Weston-super-Mare AFC, said: “This merger is so important to the future of female football in our local area.
“It creates a much larger talent pool which should, in turn, raise the standards of competition for our players.”
The clubs are now looking to add more talented players to all their squads.
For the Weston Mendip FC/Weston-super-Mare AFC 13s and 15s teams, please contact Jo Lintern via firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Weston-super-Mare AFC 18s, reserves, and first team, please contact Sarah Adams via email@example.com