Welcome to the MFC Popley website!


Based in Popley within the town of Basingstoke, MFC Popley was founded in 2005 and is run by a fantastic team of committed volunteers. We are dedicated to coaching boys and girls of all age groups (year R and above) to play football. We provide the children with encouragement along with a fun, friendly and safe environment where they can thrive and learn the game of football from qualified coaches. We are passionate about providing an environment that encourages children of all abilities to learn and enjoy everything that football has to offer.


We are an FA Charter Standard Club which is achieved by demonstrating all the appropriate practices to ensure that the children are safe and free to express themselves and have as much fun as possible whilst doing it.


MFC Popley will have teams from various age groups competing in the Peter Houseman Youth League on Sundays and North East Hants Youth League on a Saturday.


For further information on the Peter Houseman League, please visit the website: www.phyl.co.uk


For further information on the North East Hants Youth League, please visit the website: www.nehyl.org.uk


If you have any questions or comments about our club or wish to enquire about your child joining our football family, then please contact us.


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MFC Popley - Latest News



U9 reds at the North East Hants Youth League presentation evening.

League and cup double winners in their first season in 7 a side.

More than the cups they have won so many people over from opposing players and fans to the league secretary herself! They play brilliantly and do it all with humility, sportsmanship, pride and teamwork. 


An awesome achievement from a truly amazing team. Well done boys



Our U8's team were in action at the Basingstoke Colts tournament and came away Europa league winners!!


The boys played amazing football on their jorney to winning the competition. They all showed great teamwork and effort.


Fatntastic results boys and a super well done - COME ON POPLEY!!!



Our U9's reds team played in their first ever football tournament @ Fleet Town.

All the teams except us were from the premier division so it was always going to be a challenging event, but that didn't worry the boys and they ended up coming away as the champions!

All the boys played amazing football and were very professional. They all showed great teamwork and effort which none of the other teams could match!


Well done boys - COME ON POPLEY!!!



Our under 9’s reds have just won the north east hants cup…absolutely fantastic football and determination…as always brilliant sportsmanship shown and an amazing representation for MFC Popley



Our under 11's had an amazing down as team mascots for Basingstoke Town FC in their 3rd round FA Trophy game which they went on to win 3-0 with a fantastic performance. Everyone at BTFC were so welcoming to the boys and couldn't do enough for us. The players signed the boys matchday programmes and we even got a full page dedicated to the boys!!

All the boys thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and will remember this day for years to some. 



Our under 9 reds have brought the cup home for the championship in the sandhurst tournament today…excellent football on show and great sportsmanship…our young footballers really do make us proud time and time again with their fantastic attitude for the game…well done boys and coaches ⚽️



A huge congratulations to our fantastic U10's team who won the Basingstoke Colts plate tournament today. 

The boys played some sublime football at times with the semi-final and final both going to penalties!

In the final the boys were a goal down, but never gave up and equalized with a worldy. The boys kept their nerve in the shootout to finally win a tournament that these talented boys have deserved over the years. Great to see so many smiles on their faces and what a start to a birthday it was for one of the boys!


Well done to the team and their coaches Dan Ostridge and Neil Davis





Congratulations to our U12 Panthers on winning the plate competiotion at the basingstoke Colts tournament.


The team played some great football and en route to the final they had to play against our other U12's team! it was a very tense affair but the Jaguars came out on top and then went on to win the final. 


A really good tournament for MFC Popley today with plenty of silverware being added to the cabinet!


Well done to Coach Pete and the boys


A massive congratulations to our under 7 (Saturday) familiy winning our club team of the season award.
Led by coaches Andy Darmody and Rich Brownhill, this team have shown massive progression throughout the season.
After a very tough start, the coaches, players and parents have kept faith in their team and finished strongly.
One key point on this team is that no matter what, they always had a huge smile on their faces.
A great example of what this club is all about!

Our U8's Plate Winners @ Oakley Tournament 2023


Our amazing U8's team won the plate competition at the Oakley tournament. A fantastic achievement by the team who really enjoyed their first taste of tournament football


Come on Popley!!

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