Applications welcome for Chester FC Girls Player Development Centre

January 2, 2019 Jim Green

The Chester FC Girls Player Development Centre is welcoming applications from new players for its next 12-week programme, which starts on Monday January 14.

Designed to bridge the gap between the grassroots game and elite football, the Girls PDC is run in partnership with Cheshire FA and supports The FA Girls’ England Talent Pathway with progression routes for those of exceptional ability.
The Girls PDC provides weekly training sessions for U10s, U12s and U14s while U16s will be given the opportunity to train alongside the Chester FC Women U18s squad.
The programme aims to help young footballers reach their potential through the provision of quality coaching and additional playing opportunities.
Players selected for the Chester FC Girls PDC continue to train and play for their grassroots club, and will take part in a 12-week programme based on the The FA’s four corner player development model.
The centres are based on 3G artificial pitches and feature a games progamme of fixtures and festivals against professional clubs and academy teams.
This season’s Girls PDC programme will run on Mondays and Thursdays as follows:
U10, U12, U14s
Blacon High School, Melbourne Road, Blacon CH1 5JH
Mondays 6pm – 7pm
Dates: Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 4, Mar 11, Mar 18, Mar 25, Apr 15, Apr 29
(No training sessions on Feb 18, Apr 1, Apr 8 or Apr 22)
The Cheshire County Sports Club, Mannings Lane, Chester, CH2 4EU
Thursdays 6.45pm – 7.45pm
Dates: To be advised from Chester FC Women U18s management team
The 12-week programme costs £48 (£4 per week) with the option to add a Chester FC Girls PDC training kit for an inclusive cost of £80.
Please note the Girls PDC is aimed at players who are performing to a high standard at grassroots level. Upton application, new players will be asked to attend an assessment session and if successful will be invited to join the programme.
Prospective players can register for an assessment or find out further information via or 07512 355396.