FREE Training Sessions for Year 1 recruits for next season’s U7s

Who we are

We run teams from U7 (Year 2) to U18, with each team under the supervision of an FA qualified coach. We are currently seeking players from Year 1 pupils for the new U7s team for the 2019/20 season to have free taster training sessions on Saturdays, from 27th April 2019 to 18th May, which is our last day of training for this season at Gunnersbury Park. All our teams welcome new player enquiries, so please check our website for who to contact.

Where we play

Old Actonians U7s-U11s Teams train and play home league games at Actonians Sports facility at Boddington Gardens, W3. We use the full size all-weather football pitch there for training. After Easter, in the good weather, we train in Gunnersbury Park with the rest of the older teams.


Our head coach is Peter Prickett. Peter has coached for many years and with all age groups and has FA Level 3 certificate.  All our coaches are CRB checked and hold FA coaching qualifications.

Our Philosophy

OAYFC’s primary intention is and always will be to focus on the player’s development and improving the individual.  We aim to create a challenging learning environment for those who choose to play football.

Want to find out more?

Prospective players, please come along to our taster training sessions starting Saturday, April 27th, 9.30–11:00 for U7s at Gunnersbury Park. We train near the old cricket pavilion, south of the children’s playground on the left. Ask for Peter, our head coach, when you get there. For more information see our website or contact Lawrence Curran (Club Secretary) on this email



New Players Wanted for 2019/20 Season

We run 12 teams from U7 to U18 and welcome enquiries for all age groups, but especially U7s, U10s and U12s  for this season 2019/20.

We train on Saturday mornings in Ealing, U7s to U11s train at actonians sports ground on Boddington Gardens, W3 from 9am. U12s to U17s train at Ealing Common near the corner of The Common and Warwick Road from 9:30am. The U18s train at Boddington Gardens, but from 10:30am. The picture below points to the locations with red arrows.

For Spring period now, April 27th to May 18th 2019 ,we will train in Gunnersbury Park on the Old Cricket pitch, due south of the children’s playground on the left.

We play our matches on Sunday mornings in the Harrow Youth League.

For all player enquiries please email



Part-Time Youth Football Coaches Required for 2019/20 Season

We are in need of some new coaches for a number of our teams to start in the new season (2019/20), but sort out now. Our teams range from U7s and U18s. We train on Saturday mornings from 9am to 11am for U7s to U11s and 9:30am to 11:30am for U12s to U18s and we play matches during the season on Sunday mornings. We are in the Harrow League.

You will report to our Head Coach, who will help with your own coaching development. You must have a minimum of a FA Level 1 coaching qualification. This part-time role is paid  and the fees start at £10 per hour. So if you do a training sessions and run a game that is 2hrs + 1.5hrs = 3.5 hours, which gives you £35 for that week at the Level 1 rate.

We are also looking for a more expereinced coach to be a coaching mentor and to fill in for absentee coaches. We endeavour to improve our coaches as well as improve our players.

Please apply by email to