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Ormskirk FC Kidz (U5s & U6s)

Ormskirk FC Kidz - 19th April 2016

Ormskirk FC Kidz is a football development group for kids in Reception and Year 1.

Children in these sessions are on a pathway to joining Under 7s teams (in Year 2) and playing league matches at a weekend when they're ready and old enough.

The sessions take place each week on Tuesday's at 5:30pm-6:30pm at the JMO Sports Park in Skelmersdale.

Do not just turn up to the sessions unless you have registered with the club using this link, or have booked yourself on a one-off trial session first (details below).


These sessions are £12 per month by standing order (no cash). The subs run from October to July inclusive for these Kidz sessions.

There's also a £10 annual registration fee that is payable when the children register.

We ask for monthly commitment to these sessions to help with our planning. We also want to make sure that the kids that attend these sessions are committed to football, as this is the level of commitment we need from parents & players that end up joining our teams when they're ready and old enough.

The club's bank details can be found at the bottom of our Club Fees page.

Book a Trial Session

If your child hasn't been to these sessions before, you're welcome to book them onto a one-off trial session to see if they like it. These sessions are £3 cash (pass this to the coach).

To book your child on a session, email us at with the following details:

  • Parent/carer name
  • Mobile number
  • Child's name
  • Any medical conditions
  • Date you wish to attend for your trial session


JMO Sports Park, Blaguegate Playing Fields, Liverpool Road, Skelmersdale, WN8 8BX.

The sessions are held on an outdoor 7 a-side 3G court, so players can wear football boots or astroturf trainers. Players should wear shin pads and bring a still drink with them. These sessions will be held in all weather conditions, so please make sure your child is dressed accordingly.


The main benefit is that we like to put on fun football sessions that the kids will enjoy. These will help the kids to improve their football skills and will hopefully make them enjoy playing football.

Here are some other benefits that we try to offer too:

  • Ben is the lead coach for these sessions, and he's an FA Level 2 qualified coach. Ben and all our assistant coaches will hold an FA Criminal Records Check, and the sessions take place in a safe and friendly environment.
  • We have good scouting contacts at Liverpool, Everton, Wigan & Burnley, so we can let them know about any kids that have an advanced ability for their age. In the past 3 years, Ormskirk FC players have had trials at Liverpool, Everton, Man City, Man Utd, Burnley, Wigan, Preston & Bolton.
  • We will try to arrange group training sessions at professional clubs if we can. This is a great experience for the kids. In the past few years, our kids have enjoyed training sessions at the Liverpool FC Academy in Kirkby and at an Everton development centre in Preston. We've also sent kids to training sessions at clubs individually too.
  • If we have enough players for an U5s or U6s team, we will try to arrange the odd friendly with other clubs.
  • If we can find a parent volunteer to manage an U6s team, we can try to enter an U6s team in a Saturday development league or a year up in an U7s league (parents - get in touch with us if you're interested).
  • If we can find a sponsor for training kits, we will give all kids that attend these sessions free use of a training kit whilst they attend (which must be given back should they ever leave). We're looking for sponsors so please visit our Sponsorship Benefits page if you're interested in helping us out with this.

Team Contacts

  • Coach: Ben Rutherford
  • Coach: Kevin Duffy
  • Admin: Steve McIver


Training Times

  • Tuesday at 5:30pm-6:30pm in JMO Sports Park, Skelmersdale