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Girls Development Centre


The Girls Development Centre aims to provide talented young female players, in Exeter and its surrounding areas, the opportunity to develop in a technical and tactical programme, through weekly training sessions and fixtures, in conjunction with representing thier local clubs.

Working in partnership with Exeter City Ladies Football Club, who currently play in the South West Women's Premier Division, the centre aims to provide an exciting opportunity locally and bridge the gap between grassroots football.

The Centre accommodates the following age groups:

Under 10 - School Year 4 and 5

Under 12 - School Year 6 and 7

Under 14 - School Year 8 and 9

Under 16 - School Year 10 and 11

Following the launch in March 2017, the Girls Development Centre ran as a pilot programme from mid-April to late June 2017 to create a platform to test logistics and gain feedback moving forward to the 2017-18 Season from September onwards.

Having had a successful two successful seasons, the Centre now looks to continue it's success into it's third season, commencing on Thursday 12th September 2019, at the Cliff Hill Training Ground.

Donna Langdon, Women and Girls Development Coordinator at Exeter City Football in Community said, ‘We recognise the outstanding work of local youth clubs, and aim for the centre to support and expand upon their hard work. The centre provides an excellent opportunity to further develop players, and aid the number of girls transitioning through to regular engagement within women’s football.’

For more information or to register your interest for future trials, please contact Women and Girls Development Coordinator, Donna Langdon at