Love Football? Sandy Balls Scores with the Cherries Soccer Schools

This summer, Sandy Balls Holiday Village has teamed up with AFC Bournemouth's (the Cherries) Community Sports Trust to offer youngsters a chance to take part in their fantastic soccer schools.

Run by the Cherries coaches, the soccer schools will take place at Sandy Balls Holiday Village and sessions will provide a great opportunity for 5 to 12+ year olds to learn some brilliant ball skills from the professionals including dribbling, passing and shooting. Plus, there will also be fun games, challenges and matches to look forward to.

The first soccer schools kicks off on Sunday 13th July from 10am until 1pm - the same date as the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, so why not come and make a day of it!

Soccer schools run from:

10am - 11am - 5-8 year olds
11am - 12pm - 9-12 year olds
12pm - 1pm - 12+ year olds

More soccer schools will take place at the same time on:

Sunday 20th July
Wednesday 23rd July
Wednesday 30th July
Wednesday 6th August
Wednesday 13th August
Wednesday 20th August
Wednesday 27th August

So if your kids would love to be taught by professional coaches book a session today. Limited places available for each age group.

Meet the soccer school coaches...

Steve Cuss
Head of Community at AFC Bournemouth
Steve is a FA/UEFA qualified coach with over 20 years' experience of coaching at professional level. Prior to arriving at AFC Bournemouth in 2002, Steve coached at Torquay United for 11 years fulfilling a number of roles within community and academy.

Dan Neville
Assistant Manager, AFC Bournemouth's Community Sports Trust
Dan has a number of years' experience coaching various age groups within the academy and is a fully qualified FA/UEFA coach.


Explore Sandy Balls

UK holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks at Sandy Balls Holiday Centre set in the New Forest National Park. We provide high quality holiday accommodation in luxury lodges and caravans and we also cater for tourers and campers. We have a range of facilities including a restaurant, pub, beauty suite,cycle centre and two swimming pools. There is also fantastic activties for all from archery and laser clay pigeon shooting to team games, arts and crafts and much more!