Football

The University of St Andrews football programme fosters a healthy relationship between athlete and student. Our players graduate with a world class education, an exceptional sporting experience and teammates for life.

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University of St Andrews Football Club

With 264 members, the University Football Club is one of the largest sports clubs in St Andrews, with players from all over the world and locally.

The club aims to provide all members a first class footballing experience to go alongside the first class academic experience the University is renowned for.

Saints Football offers opportunities to play at a performance, competitive and recreational level. The club supports 6 competitive men’s teams and 3 competitive women’s teams that compete in (BUCS) league and cup competitions across the country throughout the academic year, and since 2011 have collectively won 14 league titles and 6 cup competitions. The club also supports 2 recreational men’s teams and 2 recreational women’s teams.

Women’s Football Roster 2023
Men’s Football Roster 2023

Performance football

Women’s football is one of a small number of targeted performance teams at St Andrews. The performance football programme provides a comprehensive programme of training, competition and support to enable our top student players to harness their full potential and achieve sporting and academic excellence whilst studying at St Andrews.

Squad sessions

Day Time Session Location
Monday 18:00-19:00 Anaylsis Meeting room
Monday 19:00-20:30 Technical Training 3G pitch
Friday 15:15-16:45 Technical Training 3G pitch
Saturday 10:00-11:30 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Tuesday 21:00-22:15 Technical Training 3G pitch
Friday 13:30-15:00 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Monday 07:15-08:45 Technical Training 3G pitch
Friday 07:15-08:45 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Tuesday 21:00-22:15 Technical Training 3G pitch
Thursday 18:00-19:30 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Monday 07:15-08:45 Technical Training 3G pitch
Thursday 18:00-19:30 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Monday 07:15-08:45 Technical Training 3G pitch
Friday 18:00-19:30 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Monday 18:00-19:00 S&C Performance Suite
Monday 19:00-20:30 Technical Training 3G pitch
Tuesday 18:00-18:45 Training Meeting/Anaylsis Meeting room
Tuesday 19:00-19:45 Technical Training 3G pitch
Friday 13:00-13:45 Defenders Unit Pitch/Anaylsis
Friday 16:15-17:00 Forward Unit Pitch/analysis
Friday 17:00-18:30 Technical Session 3G pitch
Friday 18:30-19:30 S&C Performance suite
Saturday 10:30-11:30 Midfield Unit Pitch/analysis

Day Time Session Location
Tuesday 19:45-21:00 Technical Training 3G pitch
Friday 17:00-18:30 Technical Training 3G pitch

Day Time Session Location
Tuesday 19:45-21:00 Technical Training 3G Pitch
Friday 17:00-18:30 Technical Training 3G pitch

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Featured news

 

Congratulations to the University of St Andrews Women’s football 1st team, who secured their first ever British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Premier North title on 24 January.

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Saints Football Men’s 1st Team took the Conference Cup Trophy Title for the third year running.

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For the third year in a row the Women’s Football 1st team kept their cool and won the #SheCanSheWill Cup final in a dramatic turn of affairs.

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Join the Football Club

All matriculated students at the University can join the Football Club.

Join our alumni network

If you are a graduate from St Andrews and a former member of the Football club we would love to hear from you, and would encourage you to join our ever expanding network of alumni. If you would like to be kept up to date with news, activities and events from Saints Football , please ensure we hold the correct information and contact details for you by completing our short online form.

Support the Football Club

By supporting Saints Football you will be helping the club provide extra equipment, playing kit, clothing, additional training and transport provision, match officials or extra coaching, that will add greater value, more opportunities and a better experience for our students.

AlphaSights Sponsorship

Before the 2022-23 season, Saints Football secured a new sponsorship deal with knowledge on demand company, AlphaSights, to support its championship winning students Football Club.The Club will use the funding to improve the performance programme for the current season, which included new team kit with AlphaSights logo. The Club is also hoping to invest in play and training analysis equipment that will support the players learning and development each week, home and away.