BACK IN TIME
Peckham Town Football club was established in 1982 by Bryan Hall first as Brimington Park FC because a group of friends held kick - abouts every evening on the play area that was known as Brimington Park which is located off Colmer Road SE 15 now called Sparks.
By the end of 1982 the Jamaican Embassy had agreed to sponsor the team and it was decided that we should change the club's name to Drovers Athletic FC as most of the players came from the Drovers Place housing estate.
At the end of 1983 the team again changed its name by popular demand to represent the Peckham community to our present name Peckham Town Football Club.
In 2003, Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP (Member of Parliament for Camberwell & Peckham) agreed to be the club's patron.
The 1st Team played its football for many years in the premier division of the Bromley & District Football League. While, the senior Sunday team won every honour in the Metropolitan Sunday Football League including a premier division and league cup double.
The team had been in this league since 2006 during which time we have won the championship, the league cup and was a beaten finalist in the senior cup as well as reaching the Semi-Finals of the London Senior Challenge Cup going out on pens in 2007.
In 2008 the team again had a good season as they recorded runners - up finish in the premiership; we again won the league cup and once again bowed out of the London Senior Challenge Cup Simi-Finals going down on pens again.
Peckham Town Football Club has a year round football in the community programme delivering social regeneration in the Peckham and surrounding communities reaching over 3000 young people each year.
The Club currently offers football opportunities to Boys and Girls from various ages and abilities; we are a Football Association Charter Development Club.
In June 2009 the club form a Saturday team under the name
Southwark Borough FC.
November 2009 saw the club submit its application to the London Football Association to gain FA Charter Standard Community Club status as well as Intermediate status.
In June 2009 Bryan Hall again decided that the club should compete in senior Saturday football, however Bryan wanted players from throughout Southwark be given the opportunity to represent the new club and not just be linked to Peckham Town.
After weeks of planning Bryan asked Don Walters who was already a member of Peckham Town FC and Lee Lang who was the manager of Caribb FC who are a local Sunday club to come on board as the new team’s secretary.
In July 09 Southwark Borough FC played its inaugural game against Canning Town FC winning the game 6 - 2.
At Peckham Town Football Club we offer several different development levels of football for example:
All of our U-7’s Development Teams form part of the clubs First Touch Programme.
The programme is designed for beginners to the game.
Our U-8’s - U-11’s play 7v7 to improve the players confidence on the ball and to learn team play and basic football understanding.
Our U-12’s & U-13’s are given a choice of 9v9 to gain more tactics and a steady progression to the full size game with the more elite Boys & Girls playing 11v11.
Our Elite U12’s - Senior play 11v11 with priority on teaching full laws of the game and improving tactical and technical ability.
At Peckham Town Football Club players are developed using different size footballs for different age groups for example:
U-7’s / U-8’s / U9’s (size 3 footballs) PLUS size 2 footballs for compulsory ball skill training.
U-10’s / U-11’s / U-12’s / U-13’s / U-14’s / U15’s (size 4 ball footballs)
PLUS size 2 footballs for compulsory ball skill training.
Senior size 5 footballs
Plus size 2 footballs for compulsory ball skills training.
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