League Cup Finals - Sunday 22nd April and Saturday 28th April

This year's cup finals will again take place at Thatcham Town FC.  Detaiils of the fixtures will be published in due course, but the 11 a-side games will take place on Sunday 22nd April, and thethe 7 and 9 a-side on Saturday 28th April.


All at BCGFL wish Thatcham Town FC every success in the FA Vase Final on Sunday 20th May - click here for info on tickets).

Nominate now! Referee of the Season Awards

Now is the time to recognise the contribution made by your match officials, with our annual awards for the Referee and Young Referee of the Season 2017-18.  Entries should be sent to our Referees Secretary, Heather Wellington at, and should be around 300 words to support your nomination.  The closing date is Sunday 13th May 2018 and the winners will be presented at our AGM in June.  Full details of the awards can be found at our Referee of the Season page.

2018 Tournaments

Now is the time to enter your teams in the Summer Tournaments as places fill up fast in many of the girls/ladies categories.  Details of tournaments can be found on our Female Tournaments 2018 page.

Female Football Transition Festival

Berks & Bucks FA in partnership with the Thames Valley Women’s League will again this year be running a transition event to support females into Ladies football or U16’s into U18 football.  The event takes place at Flackwell Heath 3G on Sunday 1st July 2018 from 10am to 1pm, and an entry form is attached below.  Entries must be in by Friday 25th May 2018.  Contact

Female Football Transation Event
Girls - Ladies Transition event[...]
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Videoing of Games for GCSE/A Levels

Following a recent enquiry regarding the videoing of games for the girls'  GCSE/ or A levels, the followng advice has been given by Beryl Richardson, the County Safeguarding Manager: "Regarding the recording of Football for GCSE/AL work. Clubs need to follow the usual procedure regarding photographing and videoing football.  Permission needs to be given by Parents for U18 participants. The parents need to know where it will be retained, shown and who will view it."

The FA's guidance on the use of photography and video is provided our safeguarding section.

Keeping Football Safe and Enjoyable

The FA has released new a document entitled ‘Keeping Football Safe and Enjoyable’, which outlines the safeguarding work being done right across football.

Keeping Football Safe and Enjoyable
Adobe Acrobat document [12.5 MB]

League AGM

Our next League Meeting will be the League and Charity AGM and will be on Tuesday 26th June 2018 at 7.30pm at the Earley Home Guard Social Club, Pitts Lane, Earley, RG6 1BT.  All continuing member clubs, and any new clubs wanting election, are required to attend.

Players Wanted? Looking for a team?

Please find details of clubs who are currently actively looking for new players in our Players Wanted section!!  Note that the majority of clubs in our league are always keen for new players to join.  Find your nearest BCGFL club on our interactive map in the Our Clubs Section

See our Safeguarding page for more information

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