Happy International Women’s Day

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Today (Friday 8th March) we celebrate International Women’s Day and celebrate how far we’ve come to inspire inclusion here at Hitchin Belles Football Club.   In June 2016 at the AGM, we had 3 Women involved in an active role at the club, we proposed 9 teams for the following season, and we had just over …

More Footballers = More Trees

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Football is a beautiful game that can help create bright futures for players, by keeping everyone fit, healthy and active. But we understand that football has an impact on the environment. For starters, there are a lot of car journeys involved with getting 400+ girls to training sessions and matches every week! As a responsible …

Announcing Our female coaches programme

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As we head into our 24th season, with our highest number of teams and players, we are really excited to announce a new support programme for female coaches. Our aim is to have at least one female coach working with every single team by the end of 2028. Football at Hitchin Belles is thriving, with …

Norwich City FC Player Development Sessions Return

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Due to the demand of the development sessions last season we are pleased to announce that we have expanded the age groups and have an additional hour available. The Norwich City FC Regional Development Programme will be offering a new block of weekly training sessions exclusively for Hitchin Belles FC players to access. Following a fantastic initial …

Sponsors Needed – Get Your Name on the Shirt!

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Can you help us? Hitchin Belles FC is a non-profit community club and every penny we receive is invested back into the girls and women who play. It costs roughly £3,000.00 to run a team each season. Despite these costs, we continue to have one of the lowest subscription fees for a grassroots football club. …

New 3G Pitch ready for Action

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We are extremely proud and delighted to announce that our new 3G all-weather pitch has now opened! Thanks to our partnership with The Priory School (TPS), and through grants secured via the Football Foundation and Hertfordshire FA, our players will be able to use and enjoy an elite level training pitch all year round. This …

New partnership with Norwich City FC Development Programme

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We are delighted to announce that we have launched a new and exciting relationship with Norwich City FC, as part of their Regional Development Programme. This exciting new setup will see the Norwich RDP coaches delivering an additional session for Hitchin Belles FC players weekly. You can read more about the programme on the Norwich …

Coaches v Coaches Match for Refuge

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We all know football coaches can talk a good game. But can they play one? Well, here’s your chance to find out! Female and male coaches from local club Hitchin Belles FC will be lacing up their boots and risking their hamstrings for a special charity football match kicking off at 3pm on Saturday 26th …