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Our programmes are perfect for individuals in communities we work in who wish to compete and enjoy the camaraderie and  exciting atmosphere of competitive team sports! 


All of our sports team share the same values and philosophy placing an emphasis on the development of individuals and team over winning at all costs. 


We have existing and representative teams across a range of sports participating and affiliated with sports leagues and competitions at local and regional level. 


Our team sports also provides an excellent pathway for young members of our grassroots youth sports programmes to continue their participation in their favourite sport(s) receiving high quality coaching and sports specific training focused on preparing them for the competitive stage of their development 


We provide the following sports:



YFC VISTA is a FA Charter Standard and London FA Affiliated Youth Club , we provide Youth football training and development opportunities  in Southwark and Lewisham for young people (5-16 years) of all abilities and backgrounds.  We currently have 250 members across a range of programmes.

We are an all inclusive London FA affiliated/Charter Standard club providing football development opportunities for young people aged 5-19 in South London, primarily in boroughs of Lewisham, Southwark and Lambeth.

We believe the game is the best teacher in nurturing and developing football talent for the constantly evolving environment of modern football. Our player centred philosophy facilitates young players who join our teams to become students of the game and take ownership of their football education.

The YFC Vista model does not focus on winning at all costs. We focus on long term developmental needs (LTAD) youth players who join our club.

Youth players who join our club youth teams will receive support and guidance focused on preparing them for the challenges faced in regular competitive youth football, our coaches place an emphasis on development of individuals/team over winning at all costs, which we believe creates players who are confident and  have the ability able to adapt and solve tactical/technical challenges  that arise in match situations independently of (command style) coach instruction.

Positive training and match day environment

Understanding of groups tactics

Specialist (IAG) Support:  Fitness, Nutrition and Injury prevention and recovery

Monitoring & Evaluation : Individual Player Development Plan , Mid/End of season report


Launched in 2014


Home Ground

Mottingham Sports Ground, Grove Park Road, SE9 4NP


Training Locations

Southwark Park (Spring /Summer) & COLA Academy (Autumn/Winter) 

2019/20 Age Groups


Competition / County FA

London Football Association

Affiliated Youth League

Selkent Youth League

Club Secretary

Rayquan Robertson 07940 919 091

YFC VISTA Club Website & Social Networks

Roll of Honours


U11 Indigo Shield runners up (2014/15)


U13 Purple Shield champions (2014/15)


U12 SELKent ‘LPF Festival’ champions (2015)


U12 Orange Shield runners up (2015/16)


U14 Red Shield runners up (2015/16)


U14 B West champions (2015/16)


U13 B champions (2016/17)


U15 A champions (2016/17)


U11 100% win record (2017/18)


U12 Olive Shield runners up (2018/19)


U12 C West champions (2018/19)


U10 League Cup runners up (2020/21)


U11 Violet Shield runners up (2020/21)


U12 Aqua Shield champions (2020/21)


U12 ‘Millwall Kickz Invitational’ champions (2020/21)


U13 League Cup runners up (2021/22)


U15 Red Shield runners up (2021/22)

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