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Saturday 8th July 2023 and Sunday 9th July 2023


Teams from Under 7s to Adults

Barton Rovers FC is one of the largest youth football clubs in Reading with over 250 registered players.

We have a reputation for fair play, sportsmanship, good organisation and the development of youth soccer, and set high standards for attitude and behaviour on and off the pitch.

With the support of Little Heath School, Denefield School and Tilehurst Parish Council, our home grounds in Tilehurst provide us with excellent playing facilities for mini soccer and 11 a side formats.​

Development Centre for 4-6 year olds

(For children born between 1st Sept 2016 and 31st Aug 2018)

We hold a Development Centre on Wednesday evenings to coach soccer skills in partnership with uSports for children from age 4 to age 6 in a safe and friendly environment.

Children from age 4 to age 6 are welcome to come and join our FA Accredited Club for fun and inclusive coaching carried out by our partners uSports.

Two Free Taster Sessions when you register!!!

Girls Football Training Sessions

We hold training sessions for girls on Wednesday evenings to offer players the chance to learn new skills, develop their confidence, have fun and make new friends in a safe and friendly environment.

Girls from ages 6 to 12 are welcome to come and join our FA Accredited Club for fun and inclusive coaching carried out by qualified coaches.

The F.A. England Football Accredited Club

England Football Accredited is the new framework for League and Club accreditation and replaces the FA Charter Standard. We are an Accredited Club

(In 2004 we were one of the first clubs in the Reading area to achieve the FA Charter Standard.

In May 2013 we were awarded the coveted FA Community Club Charter Standard.)

We are based at Turnham’s Farm , Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TQ

The playing fields are available to Barton Rovers F.C. members. We do ask that members use the facility as requested by the committee.

Annual Tournament

Saturday 9th July 2022 and Sunday 10th July 2022.On behalf of Barton Rovers F.C., we would like to thank you for attending our Annual Football Tournament, held once again at the home of Barton Rovers F.C. Little Heath School, Turnhams Farm, Tilehurst, Reading.​

Disability Football

The Special Needs group activities are currently suspended due to Covid 19 restrictions and facility and staffing issues arising from them.We are currently exploring options for activities to recommence when possible.

Club Welfare

Safeguarding children and young people involved in football activities is a key priority of Barton Rovers FC and is taken very seriously at all levels within the Club.

In line with the Football Association guidelines we have introduced policies to place the welfare of children and young people above all else and everyone involved in the Club should take time out to read and understand these policies.

Club Welfare Officer

Everyone in contact with the Club is encouraged to report any concerns to the Club Welfare Officer to pursue as necessary and appropriate.

Contact the Club Welfare Officer

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Our History

Barton Rovers Boys Football Club was formed in 1982 by Tony Cook, John Quinn and John Summerfield who lived in Tilehurst, Reading (United Kingdom) with sons who wished to play football.Due to the lack of local opportunity, a team was formed and named Barton Rovers, as two of the three parents lived in Barton Road. An original and current aim is to provide local football to youths who may not otherwise have the opportunity.

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