About The Team
Our U13 Hawks (U14 for 2020/21) are a competitive squad of players with a strong focus on strategic and technical football mixed with hard work and a ‘Play anytime, anywhere’ attitude. With the main aims of the squad being based around having fun, quality football and continued player development they take their results seriously but above all are passionate about playing football to the very best of their ability. They are represented in the top division of the Horsham & District Youth Football League and play league games on Saturday mornings.
The squad was formed 7 years ago in 2013 as combined U7’s/U8’s team which competed in the U8’s Division of the MSYMFL in the 2013/14 season going on to win the U8’s Winter 3G plate. They became an U8’s team in their own right in the 2014/15 season where they competed in the MSYMFL and won the U8’s Winter 3G Plate for the second season in a row.
In 2015/16 they moved across to HDYFL winning 16 out of 20 league games scoring 135 goals and conceding only 24.
2016/17 was even more successful with the team winning 15 out of 16 league games and drawing just 1. They went on to reach the finals of the winter 3G tournament as well as the semi-final of the HDYFL Cup.
In 2018/19 they gained promotion to the top division in the HDYFL as Division B Champions, won two summer tournaments (Seaford & Ringmer) and made it to the quarter finals of the Sussex FA County Cup.
In 2019/20 they finished the season 3rd from top of Division A
Next season will be their 8th year as a squad and we still have almost all of the original players signed up. As well as playing league football in the HDYFL, The Hawks also play regular friendlies against other teams around Sussex & Surrey and receive an annual invitation by Brighton & Hove Albion to play games against their AITC Advanced Academy.