a few words about Beechwood FC

BFCBeechwood FC is a community based football club established in 1996. The Club is based in South Dublin and draws its members from the local area including Donnybrook, Dartry, Milltown, Rathmines, Ranelagh and Rathgar.

Beechwood FC has grown consistently since its formation and now consists of over 500 boys and girls from U7 to U18.  The Club is affiliated with The Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland (SFAI) and The South Dublin Football League (SDFL).  At Senior level, the Club is affiliated with CYM Beechwood who play in the Leinster Senior League (LSL).

The Club is proud to be supported by Sherry Fitzgerald, Tour America and Rathmines Sports.

The Club follows the FAI Player Development Plan, where junior teams play small-sided games in non-competitive leagues which take place on Saturday mornings.  The older age groups play 11-a-side fixtures in competitive leagues on either Saturdays or Sundays.  In addition the Club runs a developers programme for boys and girls at U7 and U8 ages on Saturday mornings in Royal Hospital Donnybrook, which is an introduction to the basics of football.

All players are encouraged to develop their abilities though a combination of coaching and match experience.  The Club provides a number of qualified coaches to assist all the team managers and organises regular training sessions revolving around drills to develop player skills, awareness and fitness. Training sessions are held on midweek evenings for U9 teams and above.

Applications for new “developer” members are usually taken in February for U6 players and September for U7 players.  Places at these ages are usually heavily subscribed and priority is given to siblings of existing members.  Places also occasionally become available in our older teams and these are open during the relevant transfer windows.  Enquiries for new members can be sent to beechwoodfcsec@gmail.com  These enquiries should include the player’s name, date of birth and soccer history with previous teams if appropriate and parents’ contact details.

The Club welcomes girls at developer (U6 and U7) level and has dedicated Girls teams at U8 and U9 level.  New players for these teams are particularly welcome.

This website is complemented by our Facebook page for general updates, match reports and information on other club activities.

Beechwood FC is run on a voluntary basis. The Committee is always open to suggestions and/or offers of assistance.

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