Blaham Blazers

Balham Blazers is a football club based in South London with age group teams that play in the Tandridge League and the London County Saturday Youth Football League. The club was formed in 2001. For the League Season 2016/2017 we will have two Under 16 teams, two Under 15 teams, two Under 14 teams, an Under 13 team, two Under 12 teams and an Under 11 team playing in the Tandridge League and an Under 10 team, an Under 9 team, an Under 8 team and an Under 7 team playing in the London County Saturday Youth Football League. We also have an open age, First team, Balham FC, playing in the Combined Counties League, a Balham FC Youth (Under 18) team playing in the Southern Youth League and a Womens team, Balham Panthers FC, playing in the Greater London Womens Football League.

For further information on Balham Blazers F.C. and our age group teams please check out the different sections of our website.

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Blazers Go Italia!
In 2013 BBFC U13s were invited to play in a prestigious tournament in Italy. Watch film.

Balham Blazers FC
— The first ten years (2001-2011). Watch film.

Marshall's Match Reports
Marshall - a.k.a. M#5 - presents Match Reports for his team, the U13 Eagles, in 2013-14. Watch M#5 reports. Watch M#5 rulr


Balham Finish In Promotion Position
Balham completed their first league season in the Combined Counties League on Saturday April 22nd with a 3-1 home win against Cove FC. MORE...

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The 2017 BBFC Open Trials for School Year 1- School Year 11 will be on Wednesday May 24th and Wednesday June 14th.
For full details click here.
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BBFC 2017 Sponsored Marathon
This years' BBFC Sponsored Marathon will take place on Wednesday June 7th: 5pm-8pm on Tooting Bec Common, by Elmbourne Road, at the end of Streathbourne Road.
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Shrooty Becomes A Viking
Former BBFC age group coach, Robin Shroot, who played for Birmingham City, Stevenage and Northern Ireland U21s in the UK, is on loan at Norwegian Premier League club, Viking Stavanger.
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U14 Eagles Cup Final
Congratulations to our U14 Eagles who won the Tandridge League Cup Final at Chipstead FC on Saturday March 26th.
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Congratulations to Tooting based GoldenShotz who won a tempestuous Balham Sixes fundraiser at Chestnut Grove on Friday March 17th.
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CPD Event
Balham FC hosted a coaching event in partnership with the London FA, The FA mentor programme and Nike on 16th March at Selhurst Sports Arena.
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15 Colts At Fulham
Congratulations to the BBFC U15 Colts who went to Motspur Park on Tuesday March 14th for a game against Fulham Academy U14s.
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County Cup Final
Congratulations to the Balham First team who are through to the County Cup Final having beaten Bridon Ropes FC 3-0 in the semi final of The London Senior Trophy on Saturday March 11th.
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Sotto Undici
“Sotto Undici" were the winning team at a record breaking 2017 Balham FC/Balham Blazers FC Quiz Night on Saturday March 4th, held at our regular venue opposite Trinity Fields.
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Two Big Wins For 14 Eagles
Congratulations to our U14 Eagles, managed by Jaden Cameron, who are into the Tandridge League Cup Final following an excellent 3-0 win away to Bromley Rooks on Sunday March 5th.
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Balham To Host CPD Training Session
Balham FC, in conjunction with the London FA and Nike Academy, are delighted to host a CPD training exclusive for Charter Standard clubs and their coaches, allowing them to share best practice and ideas on coaching and developing young footballers.
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Jake & The Taj
Long serving First team stalwart, Jake Henry, taking a break from the heart of the Balham rearguard, in CCL Division One, to teach in India for five weeks.
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Sports Club Of The Year
Balham FC/Balham Blazers FC were honoured and delighted to be named Sports Club Of The
Year, for an unprecedented third time, at the 2016 Active Wandsworth Sports Awards, held in the Civic Suite at Wandsworth Town Hall on Friday February 10th.
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London Cup Final
Many congratulations to our U16 Eagles who are through to the London Cup Final, the Champions League of Youth football.
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11s On Fire At Motspur Park
Our U11s gave an excellent account of themselves when they went to Motspur Park on Wednesday February 8th for a 9v9 friendly against Fulham’s Academy U10s.
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Panthers Need Keepers
Our women’s team, Balham Panthers FC, who play in the Greater London Women’s Football League on Sundays and train on Wednesdays, are looking for new goalkeepers.
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Kenya Orphanage
While visiting family in Kenya this Christmas, U16 Eagles player, Matthew McDowell, visited an orphanage with a charity donating Christmas presents, food and water to the staff and children.
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Balham Sixes
The first fundraising open age Balham FC 6-a-side tournament of the year takes place at Chestnut Grove School on Friday March 17th.
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Balham FC Football Academy Programme
Why not sign up to the new exciting Balham FC Under 18 College Programme in partnership with St Francis Xavier 6th form college in Wandsworth.
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Annual Club Quiz Night
4th March 2017. 7.30pm Kick off, at St Mary Magdalene Church Hall opposite Trinity Fields. Price: £12.50 Including a Curry.
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Sports Club Of The Year
We are delighted to announce that Balham FC
/Balham Blazers FC has been nominated as
Sports Club of the Year for 2016 at the Active
Wandsworth Sports Awards on Friday February
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First Pro In USA
We are delighted to announce that former
BBFC age group and first team player, Joe
Holland, was the 10th pick of the 2017 MLS
Super Draft
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Score Hero
Anyone who has been watching the
Premiership football on BT Sport since
Christmas will probably have seen an advert
for Score Hero! starring a number Balham FC
and Balham Blazers FC players at half time.
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2016 FootGolf Open
It was the day of the goalkeeper at the 2nd
annual Balham FC FootGolf Open held at
Addington Court Golf Centre on December
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End Of Term Report
Thankfully it’s been another excellent first
term for the senior section of the club, Balham
FC and the age group section, Balham Blazers
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BFC Christmas Game
Despite the fact that a large number of players
past and present are currently injured or away
for the holidays it was great, as always, to see
many familiar faces back home for the annual
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See The Big Boys Play
Why not come and see the Balham FC First
team play in 2017. Home league and cup
matches in the Combined Counties League
Division One kick off at 3pm on Saturdays at
The Wibbandune Stadium.
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England International
Monday December 19th was an extremely
proud an historic day for BBFC as Fabio
Carvalho became the first player from our
club to play internationally for England.
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Players Across The Pond
Balham has a number of players at university
in the USA on four year “soccer” scholarships.
Please see the article below on Joe Holland,
who is achieving great things at the highly
rated Hofstra University.
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First Term Uni Boys
It’s great to hear that the latest batch of
Balham players who started at university in
September are already making a considerable
impression on the green baize at their
respective places of learning.
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ISFA National Squad
We are proud to say that there were three
BBFC players in the Independent Schools
Football Association National Under 16 squad,
who played friendlies against Nottingham
Forest and Chesterfield at St George’s Park in
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Youth Module 3
As a result of being a Nike Partner Club we
were delighted to see another three of our
coaches get invited to the English Football
Association’s national centre at St Georges
Park to do their Youth Module 3 Course.
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Two BBFC age group teams have been in to
play Fulham Academy teams at Motspur Park
this term as part of our on going partnership
with the Category 1 Academy Club.
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Sam Stars
Sam Arbuckle, who played at BBFC from aged
8-15, signed this season as an Under 16 at
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Jack Petchey Latest
Balham Blazers are delighted to still be part
of the Jack Petchey Award scheme where
each month a player gets chosen by their
teammates to win the award and receive £250
to spend on their squad.
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Balham Blazers are delighted to be part of the
Jack Petchey Foundation Gold Scheme. This
means we have 9 awards to present each year
to players who demonstrate good
sportsmanship, leadership or commitment to
training. MORE...
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Fiddes Plays Real Madrid
Former BBFC Youth team player, Alec Fiddes,
who recently graduated from Bristol
University, swapped pre season at Balham to
sign for Amorebieta in the Spanish League in
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Former BBFC Players Fabio “Fabs” Carvalho
and Sam “Xavi” Arbuckle are both doing
extremely well in the Fulham Academy.
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BBFC Bursary Scheme Donations
– 2016/17
As part of the club's inclusive approach, we
believe that it is very important to offer full or
part bursaries to players selected to play for
the club who can't afford all or part of the
fees. MORE...
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Nike Partner Club
We are delighted to announce that Balham
Blazers FC have been invited by Nike to
become a Nike Partner Club. Very few clubs
nationally are offered this prestigious
opportunity and we have agreed a three year
deal which offers our club many benefits. MORE...

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BPFC Needs You
Balham Panthers FC are looking to add
committed, talented female players aged 16+
to the newest squad at Balham FC. MORE...
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Vestra Wealth

Saturday 08 April
First 4-0 Bagshot

Wednesday 05 April
First 1-1 AC London

Sunday 02 April
U16 Eagles 5-0 AFC Croydon
U15 Colts 1-3 AFC Croydon
U15 Colts 2-1 AFC Croydon
U15 Eagles 1-5 East Grinstead
U14 Eagles 6-0 U14 Colts
U13s 1-1 Whyteleafe Youth

Saturday 01 April
First 3-1 Eversley & California

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First Team
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