Under 8's

Cranleigh Youth Football Club runs teams in all age groups from under 6 to under 18, providing football for over 180 children.

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Under 8's – Table, fixtures and results


With an emphasis on fun and enjoyment. Coaching is based around a variety of games and exercises, following the latest FA models for player development.

CYFC U8 – Horsham and District YFLCYFC U8 – South Surrey YFL

Gareth Emmett (Manager), Andy Fisher (Coach), Richie Bowers (Coach), Simon Nicholls (Coach) Kristian Neale (coach)

Coach – Under 8's
under8s@cranleighyouthfc.co.uk

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Training/playing schedule.


Training – Saturday am’s

Match Reports


U8’s: Cranleigh (T-Rexes) 2 – Broadbridge Heath 4

On Saturday the U-8 T-Rexes played their first match in the Horsham & District League having…

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Coaching model


The club follows place emphasis on equal opportunities for all players, regardless of background or ability, and on participation rather than winning. All players receive equal playing time, are provided with the opportunity to play in all positions, and the coaching focus is on playing the ‘right way’, even if this has a negative impact on results in the short and medium term.

Working within the four corners model, this focuses
the coaching on developing players’ –

  • Agility, balance and co-ordination
  • Technical ability
  • Positional sense
  • Team play

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