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Taunton Youth

The purpose of Taunton Youth FC Community Trust is to advance amateur sport and promote community participation in healthy recreation through the provision of sports coaching and access to facilities for football players aged 4-18 who live in and around Taunton.

Any child of qualifying age, regardless of footballing ability, is welcome to come and train with us (subject to club capacity).

The programme was granted Charitable Status in January 2019, The charity number is 1181212.

Taunton Youth FC Community Trust was awarded The FA Standard Charter in April 2020 and became an FA Accredited Club in April 2021.

Taunton Youth FC Community Trust Offers the opportunity for talented grass roots players to play more advanced football from U11 to U16 completing a pathway from  U5  to U18 with the potential to play non-league football. Details are here: Player Pathway

The trust is a not for profit organisation.  We will keep revenue under constant review, and if at any point in the future we build a surplus this will be reinvested in the programme or used to lower the fees again.  As a charity, our annual accounts have to be published meaning that there will always be transparency.

Taunton Youth Players play in the Junior Premier League (JPL).  The Junior Premier League is a player development focused league, driving innovation and ensuring every player has a premier experience. The League is designed to provide competitive opportunities for development and advancement in youth football.

2022 – 23 SEASON

Pre-season training to start w/c Monday 15th August – anticipate the first JPL fixtures Saturday 10th September.

Programme end date: Thursday 18th May 2023 with payments for the year as follows:

Match Squad £490
Training Squad £225

Training breaks as follows:

Christmas: Monday 19th December – Monday 2nd January inclusive. Recommencement Tuesday 3rd January.

Easter: Monday 3rd April – Monday 10th April inclusive. Recommencement Tuesday 11th April.

The programme runs from mid- August to mid- May and as a Community Trust we endeavour to make payments easier for parents by splitting them over a 10 month period. A no-notice grace period is offered up to 30th September where only fees for two months will be due. However post this date, two months notice and fees are required to be paid unless there are special circumstances.

Playing in the JPL does require commitment, playing on Saturday mornings can involve travel down to Torquay or to Cheltenham, Bristol and Bath.  If you think your child would like to compete at an advanced level, during pre-season they are welcome to come to training to see if it is something they would like. Please contact Neil White – neil.white@tauntontown.com for more information. You can view the Youth web site here:

youth.tauntontown.com