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About Howden Clough Junior Football Club

Howden Clough JFC are a FA Charter Standard Community Grassroots Football Club, with a long standing history established in 1976, who are at the heart of the Birstall and Batley community.


With around 400 registered players, aged from and through to open age groupsand an army of volunteers including the Club Committee, Coaches, Referees, Child Welfare, Event Organisers, Training Coordinators, Fundraisers, Tuck Shop Staff and much more.  All helping to develop the club and players into one of the regions greatest and largest junior football clubs. 


Our Training sessions and Football matches are held on the Astro turf and grass pitches behind Batley Sports and Tennis Centre and Batley Girls High School.  Our Open Age teams play at Batley Sports and Tennis Centre and the Leeds Road Playing Fields in Howden Clough. 


All of our coaches are DBS checked and safeguard trained, with each age group having at least 1 FA qualified coach.  There is support at all levels ensuring Safeguarding of our players at all times.  We instill the development, safety and fun for all players, allowing them to participate in the sport we all love in a safe and enjoyable environment. 


If you want to know more, please go to our Contact Page and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s). 

Meet the Howden Clough Committee

Howden Clough’s committee play a fundamental role in the management and development of the club. All of the committee members are volunteers, many coaching age groups or have children playing in age groups. They are key to ensuring Howden Clough JFC's continued success. You can contact our committee either face to face at pitch side at training and match days, or via the Contact Us page, via our Facebook page or by email howdencloughjfc713@gmail.com.




Vice Chairman


Club Secretary


Welfare Officer



Thanks to all our sponsors

A massive thank you to all of our brilliant sponsors for providing training kits, football strips and coats for all of our players and coaches.

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