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AGM Notice – 6th June


WEDNESDAY 6th JUNE 2017 at 8pm

LOCATION – The Foresters Arms, Holywell, East Coker, Yeovil BA22 9NF

Please take Notice

That the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING for East Coker Cockerels will take place at The Forester Arms, East Coker on the 6th June 2018.

East Coker Cockerels Football Club has an obligation to hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) each year. The purpose of the AGM is:

(i) receive a report of the activities of the Club over the previous year;
(ii) receive a report of the Club’s finances over the previous year;
(iii) elect members of the Club Committee; and
(iv) consider any other business.

AGM Minutes May 2017

FA Charter Standard 2018/19 Season

East Coker Cockerels are proud of our @FA Charter Standard status.  We’re committed to delivering the best possible experience for players, referees, coaches and supporters making football safe and fun for everyone.  Find out more visit @forall #charterstandard #proud

Congratulations – your club is among the country’s best

Thank you for completing your club’s annual health check. We’re delighted you have chosen to continue to deliver the highest standard of football.

Please find attached your certificate and additional information on your footballs with examples of how to communicate you are proud to be FA Charter Standard.

Keep up the fantastic work.

Tom Lee
National Clubs Operations Manager | The FA

Calling All 2018/19 Season U7’s Players..

A starter training night with Dean Ritchie & Ant Chatwin will take place on Monday 30th April, 6-7pm for next seasons new U7’s team.

If your child is in the age bracket below & would like to join the East Coker Cockerels team please come along.  The players will need appropriate footwear (moulds or astro’s), shin pads & a drinks bottle.

The club is also looking for a new coach for this team, so please drop in if you feel its something you would like to help with.  The club will pay for your FA level 1 course.  Alternatively please email

Age as of 31/08/2018 School Year in Sept 2018 Football Age Group for 2018/19 Season
6 Year 2 Under 7

*Under 7 – the player must have attained the age of 6 as at midnight on 31st August in the playing season but must be under the age of 7 as at midnight on 31st August in the playing season.

Club Welfare Officer – Urgently Required for 2018/19 Season

East Coker Cockerels FC are in need of a welfare office for the new season.  The welfare officer will be responsible for making sure coaches/helpers have an up to date & valid CRB certificate, and to be the point of contact for any safeguarding/welfare issues that may arise within the club.  Please contact us if you feel this is something you could help the club with.

Prerequisites to being a Welfare Officer

To become a club welfare officer you will need to:

  • 1. Attend The FA Safeguarding Children and Welfare Officer Workshops. Click here for more information.
  • 2. Have an in-date FA Accepted Enhanced with Children’s Barring List Check.

Make sure everyone knows you

To be effective as welfare officer it’s vital that everyone in your club/league knows who you are and how you can be contacted especially the players, parents and coaches. 

Implementing club safeguarding practice

The club welfare officer safeguarding checklist Click here will help you to ensure essential safeguards are place within your club.  

Please email to register your interest.

Private Football Tuition – 1 to 1 Lessons

The summer season is fast approaching which is the perfect time to start your pre-season training.

Children develop at different stages, and often need extra coaching. Is your child looking to improve their game? Perhaps they’re just starting out and want to get a head start, or maybe they’re already playing and want to enhance their skills and confidence.

Whatever your reasons, my 1:1 coaching sessions give you access to an experienced football coach.

All training programs are tailored to meet your child’s needs.

The hour-long sessions take place on Monday, Thursday and Fridays.  £20 per hour or pre-book 5 sessions for £80 (one session free).

I currently work with all abilities from grass roots to academy players.

Please see my website: or email me at

Tel: +44 7460 810887

New Coach Required – U7’S 2018/19 SEASON

New Coach Required – U7’s 2018/19 season

East Coker Cockerels are looking for a new coach to run next seasons U7’s team.  If anyone is interested please email to register your interest.  

The club will fund the training courses required to coach the team, in accordance with FA guidelines.  

Please do not hesitate if you feel you could help and get involved coaching a small and friendly football team.

Proud day for East Coker U7’s players.

Stan Ridout & Luca Sughayer were lucky enough to be selected to represent Exeter City FC against Premier League side Swansea City FC. The team won their game 8-7 with Stan scoring a hat-trick and Luca scoring one but assisting five.  A great day for East Coker Cockerels FC & for coach Dean Ritchie. To top the day off the boys met Swansea City captain Àngel Rangel Zaragoza.