Haringey has ambitious plans to increase numbers taking up football, encourage people to keep playing football and improve the quality of football at all levels in the borough.

Affiliated Football Clubs

Haringey has many football clubs which are affiliated to one of the following county FA’s:

  • London FA
  • Middlesex FA
  • AFA

You can search for affiliated football clubs on The FA - Play Football website (external link).

Charter Standard Football Clubs

Haringey has a number of clubs who have achieved the FA’s Charter Standard accreditation. This means they have undergone checks, have policies in place and follow minimum operating standards.

Football clubs can contact their county FA officer for more information. To request more information about the FA's Charter Standard please visit the Charter Standard - Get Involved website (external link).

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Locate and book a football pitch

Haringey Council facilities

The following football pitches can be booked through Playfinder (external link):

Lordship Recreation Ground football pitch can be booked through New River Sports and Fitness.

New River Sport and Fitness 

With a range of grass and artificial pitches, New River Sports and Fitness has plenty to offer.

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Where can I play women’s football?

There are various places where women and girls can get involved with football across Haringey. Please see below for some great Spurs Ladies opportunities!

Adult women’s football (visit Get Active London Activity Finder for contact details):

  • Alexandra Park Football club
  • Haringey Borough Women FC
  • Tottenham Hotspur Ladies
  • Down Lane United

Girls’ football:

  • Tottenham Hotspur Foundation
  • London Football Academy
  • Alexandra Park YFC
  • Markfield Park Girls

Womens and girls football sessions are also available at the New River Sport and Fitness centre. Email to find out more.

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Find yourself a Football Club

Visit the FA website (external link), enter your postcode and select which options you require: you will be provided with a list of clubs in your local area.

If you select the 'Charter Standard' option, you will see only clubs that have achieved The FA Charter Standard kitemark - ensuring a safe, positive environment in which to play football. All Charter Standard Clubs will have FA-qualified coaches and medics. In addition, volunteers at youth clubs who work directly with children must have an accepted FA enhanced CRB/DBS check and attended the FA Safeguarding Children Workshop.

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Page last updated:

January 25, 2023

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