Girls’ Football Program

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For U8 – U14 Girls

This page contains information for girls born 2005 – 2011 incl.

Please click below for other age groups

5-7yo Girls (born 2012-2014) Women and Older Girls (born 2004 and earlier)

Girls’ Program Objectives 

To become the best girls’ football program in Victoria by: 

a) giving as many girls as possible the opportunity to play the world’s greatest game;

b) providing the best technical and personal development program, working not only on the girls’ football technique, but also their life skills; and 

c) delivering the program in a fun and positive environment.

  • Courage – To take risks and push ourselves to be the best we can
  • Trust – Trust each other to do our very best
  • Empower – Give each other the responsibility to shine
  • Teamwork – Working together to produce greater outcomes
  • Respect – Respect all those that help us play the beautiful game.

  • Humility – Win with dignity, fail with grace


Pictured L-R: John Sugunananthan – Technical Director of Girls’ Football, Georgia Denisenko – Program Manager for Girls’ Football, Clancy Westaway – Aspirational Footballer, Michael Westaway – President, Stewart Howell – General Manager.

Glen Eira FC is pleased to announce the appointment of John Sugunananthan as Technical Director of Girls’ Football (TDGF).

We are looking for coaches to join our growing Girls Football program.  If you are interested, please click on Coaching Opportunities for Girls Teams

Training Sessions for Girls

Glen Eira FC is running free Training Programs for girls.

  • Eligibility: All girls welcome. No experience required.
  • Cost: There is no cost for the first 2 sessions. After that you have to register for either a regular playing spot, or a training-only position. See Fees.

Venue: Lord Reserve, Carnegie Map

Register Your Interest in Free Training Sessions for Girls

How to Join

Click here to see How to Join Glen Eira FC. Submitting the application form in step 1 means we will let you know about any potential try-out sessions and how to do the proper sign up if you are successful in gaining a spot in a team.

Online Application Form

Click here to see the Fee Schedule.

U8-U14 High-Level Girls’ Teams

Glen Eira FC is pleased to invite girls to try out for spots in High-Level Girls’ teams for season 2020. High-level teams are for talented and committed players who are dedicated and focused on the game and their own development.

More details coming soon.

U12 Girls’ Development Squad (GDS)

Aimed at advanced girls who aspire to play at the highest levels.

The Girls’ Technical Director, John Sugunananthan will be head coach of this team.  The GDS will be an advanced-level girls’ team, which will play in Sunday boys’ competition in 2019, whilst also participating in numerous girls’ tournaments.

The GDS will seek to fast-track the development of the players selected, and to facilitate pathways for these girls.

Coach Meetings

Meetings for coaches of Girls’ teams will be held from 7:30pm – 9:30pm on the following dates:

  • 8th Feb, 2019
  • 8th Mar, 2019
  • 12th Apr, 2019
  • 10th May, 2019
  • 14th Jun, 2019
  • 12th Jul, 2019
  • 9th Aug, 2019
  • 13th Sep, 2019

Our People

Please reach out if you have any questions.

John Sugunananthan

Technical Director Girls Football

Mob 0418 156 620

Lindy Francou

Coordinator for U8-U14 Girls teams

Mob 0488 040 310

Georgia Denisenko

Girls’ Program Manager

Mob 0408 578 778

Girls Football Team With Coach

Glen Eira FC’s girls teams compete in the FFV South zone. Matches are played on Sundays from April through August inclusive.  Usual kickoff times are 9am, 10:10am, 11:20am, 12:30pm or 3pm, depending on the age grouping and fixture draw.   Younger teams play earlier in the day, older teams a bit later.

From late March onwards, click here to view the Fixture Draw.

The season consists of 18 rounds — 9 home matches and 9 away matches.

  • Home matches are played at Lord Reserve in Carnegie or Mackie Road Reserve in East Bentleigh.
  • Away matches are played against clubs in Melbourne’s south and east. Travel times usually 20 to 40mins, but you might get a few away matches each season which are up around an hour’s drive away.