Douglas and District Football Club

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Juniors

The award winning junior setup was established in 2012. They are trained by five FA qualified coaches, Andrew Gosnell, Richard Brant, Richard Sparkes, Patrick Myers and Adrian Higgins.

Training takes place on a Friday night and Saturday morning. The cost is £1.50 per session and training times are as follows:

  • Friday night Bemahague Astro 18:00 – 19:00 Age 7-8
  • Saturday morning Noble's Park 09:00 – 10:00 Age 3-6
  • Saturday morning Noble's Park 10:00 – 11:00 Age 9-10 & 11-12

A child’s first session is free, subsequent sessions can either be paid in cash on a pay as you play basis, or by monthly standing order. Junior sign on forms and standing orders can be obtained from the coaches or emailed upon request from [email protected]

To view the club Safeguarding Children Policy, please click here.

For more details, contact on 338645.



Sponsors

Left side: Enzo Ciappelli (Chairman), Richard Brant (Coach), Debbie Kelly (MotaWorld - Sponsors).
Right side: Andrew Gosnell (Coach), Dave Mathieson (Secretary), Mo Kelly (MotaWorld - Sponsors)

Many thanks to MotaWorld, who have agreed to sponsor the club's first ever junior team. MotaWorld paid for the kit for the junior team, as well as indoor winter training, and provided water bottles and a medical bag. To visit their website, please click on the logo above.

Under 12s

Fixtures / Results

Appearances


Our under 9s won the Office World Cup on 26th September 2015, the first ever trophy for the club

The FA Community Awards - Young Volunteer of the Year 2014/15
Patrick Myers was awarded the FA Community Awards Young Volunteer of the Year 2014/15. Here he is receiving the award from Lewis Qualtrough at the Isle of Man FA Awards night.


The FA Community Awards -
Charter Standard Development Club of the Year 2013/14 (2nd year running)
Douglas and District FC were awarded the FA Community Awards Charter Standard Development Club of the Year 2013/14, for the 2nd year running. Thanks to Gary Weightman from VanninPhotos.com for the photos. Here is Andrew Gosnell receiving the 2013/14 award from Lewis Qualtrough at the Isle of Man FA Awards night.

Here is Shaun Gritton receiving the 2012/13 award at the Isle of Man FA Awards night.


The FA Community Awards - North West Coach of the Year 2013/14
Andrew Gosnell was awarded the North West FA Community Awards Coach of the Year 2013/14, his 2nd award in 2 years. Here he is receiving the award from Lewis Qualtrough at the Isle of Man FA Awards night.

The FA Community Awards - Young Volunteer of the Year 2012/13


Andrew Gosnell was awarded the FA Community Awards Young Volunteer of the Year 2012/13
. Here he is receiving the award from George Harker from the Isle of Man FA.



The team before playing Development Group fixtures in 2012, with Chris Bowers (left) and Mark Madsen-Mygdal (right)

Kit

(Nike) 2016 - Present

Outfield: Striped Division II style midnight navy/royal blue shirt; Park style navy shorts; Park style navy socks.
Goalkeeper: Park II style pine green jersey.




(Nike) 2015 - Present

Outfield: Park V style navy shirt; Park style navy shorts; Park style navy socks.
Goalkeeper: Park II style pine green jersey.




(Vigo II) 2012 - 2016

Outfield: Vigo II royal blue & red shirts, Vigo II royal blue with red trim shorts, Pro Player League Team royal blue socks.
Goalkeeper: Precision Training Serie A silver, orange & black goalkeeper jersey, Precision Goalkeepeing black shorts, Pro Player League Team black socks.