Under 15’s currently recruiting new players!

FC Lakeside are actively seeking new players to bolster their Under 15 squad.
They play in the Cheltenham Youth League and the home fixtures are played at Dowty Sports Club.
FC Lakeside are willing to give Year 10 lads wishing to play football, the opportunity to train with the incentive of signing on for the squad. The popular club also travel to Holland on tour next Easter and U15 players will be given the chance to experience a great football trip, played at some amazing facilities hosted by VV Oude Maas, nr Rotterdam.
Those interested can contact the club on 07814 708556 or message the FC Lakeside Facebook page.
Also email rob.fclakeside@live.co.uk for further information.

Mens Reserves – BREAKING NEWS

“Breaking News”

It is with sadness to inform you, that for reasons outside of club control, our Men’s Reserve Team Manager, Trevor Jones has resigned. Trevor has been with us for 12 years and has managed at both Youth and Men’s level. We thank Trevor and his Wife Lorraine for all the hard work, time and effort they have given to FC Lakeside.
We wish them well for the future.

FC Lakeside wish to announce that the team will continue and a replacement manager will be in place ASAP. With no fixture this coming weekend, we do have some time to find a successor.

Position available, new Manager for our Reserve Team, please apply within ASAP. More information is at hand from our club officials.

Note to: Reserve team squad.
Please attend a club/squad meeting on Wednesday night this week. 7:30 pm The Norwood Arms​
More details of the future for this team will be announced then.

Kind regards to all
Rob Griffiths
Club Chairman
(07814 708556)


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FC Lakeside are proud to announce that Darren Farley will be joining us as Guest Speaker for our upcoming 40th Anniversary Dinner.

Darren Farley is now firmly established as the no.1 football impressionist in the UK. Labelled the voice of football, for his hilarious impressions of the biggest names in the game; Darren has amassed more than 20 million hits online and has gained a loyal following on his YouTube channel The Darren Farley show

Darren shot to fame when a video of him went viral on the internet. The video had millions of hits in just a few days and suddenly Darren was thrown into the spotlight. TV and radio stations contacted him and overnight his life changed. Since then he has been a regular on some of the biggest football TV and radio shows in the UK such as Soccer am, Football focus, Question of sport, Sky sports, BBC match of the day, Talksport, Radio 1 and many more. He has been head hunted by major brands such as Adidas, Pepperami, Ronseal and Liverpool football club to star in online video and national radio campaigns due to his large fan base.
Darren is currently starring as the Face of Coral Bookmakers in their ongoing TV commercial campaigns.

We are also delighted that the Chip Shop Boys will be entertaining us for what will be a memorable evening for the Football Club.

We look forward to welcoming Darren and the Chip Shop Boys to our event on the 27th November. Tickets are priced at £45 per person and can be purchased from Rob Griffiths rob.fclakeside@live.co.uk.

FC Lakeside’s “Big 40” Dinner Dance

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To celebrate FC Lakeside’s 40th Birthday we invite managers, players and families of players (over 18’s) past and present to join us at The Manor By The Lake for a 3 course dinner followed by sporting impersonations from Celebrity Guest Darren Farley (as seen on TV) and to end the evening we have live music from The Chip Shop Boys. Tickets cost £45. Dress code is Black Tie/Suit. Please message Tim Stokes for further information and tickets tim.stokes@hotmail.co.uk.

FC Lakeside “Big 40” Fest!!

FC Lakeside Big 40 Fest

Please join us in celebrating a fantastic 40 years of FC Lakeside on Saturday 22nd August!

Taking place from midday, this promises to be a fun day out for all the family, packed to the rafters with great activities and events. From baton-twirling, falconry displays and a bouncy castle to several live music acts, performances and gymnastics, there’s definitely something for everyone.

Tickets cost £5 per adult, and under-18’s go free
(please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult)

Fancy setting up camp and partying the night away?
Then you’ll want to grab one of our pitches, available at just an additional £10 for up to 6 people!!!!!

Online tickets available here

Big 40

Tournament Success for FC Lakeside Under 9’s

FC Lakeside Under 9’s ended the year in style by securing Tournament victories at both Hucclecote and Quedgeley. The players played some amazing football along the way and should be delighted. Congratulations to Manager Liam Whelan and all the players. Well played!







FC Lakeside’s Annual General Meeting

This years Annual General Meeting for FC Lakeside will be held on the 30th June 2015 at:

Victory Club
Burlington House
Lypiatt Road

The meeting commences at 7:30pm and is open to everyone, managers, coaches, players and parents.

We hope to see you there.

Under 11’s Blues Season 2015/16 Seeking new Players

FC Lakeside are currently seeking 3 new players to join the Under 11’s Blues for Season 2015/16. If anyone has any queries or is interested in joining please contact Chris Mallinson for further information on m.alli@hotmail.co.uk.

FC Lakeside Easter Saturday Race Night

FC Lakeside Easter Saturday Race Night
with our special guests VV Oude Maas from Poortugaal, Holland
Date: Saturday 4th April
First Race: 7:30pm
Venue: Hatherley and Reddings Cricket Club
Open invitation to the whole club from our New Academy members, right through all age groups to both our Mens teams.
Those who have been involved with our legendary Dutch tour, please feel free to come along and see some old friends.
Also family and friends of FC Lakeside are welcome.
Anyone willing to sponsor either a Horse or Race, in advance please let us know.
This should be a great atmosphere and will kick off our 40th year celebrations in style.
Rob Griffiths

Cup Finals for FC Lakeside

FC Lakeside Under 16’s have reached both the League and County Cup Finals and the Under 18’s have reached the Final of the League Cup! Congratulations to both teams on this fantastic achievement. For those who are able to offer your support the dates and venues are below.

  • Under 16’s County Cup Final, Tuesday 24th March at the GFA Headquarters in Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4AG – 7pm Kick Off
  • Under 16’s League Cup Final, Sunday 3rd May at Cheltenham Town, Kick Off TBC
  • Under 18’s League Cup Final, Wednesday 29th April at Bishops Cleeve ground, 7pm Kick Off.

Good Luck to both sides and we hope to see you there.