The new 5-a-side season kicks-off again soon! 5-a-side provides a great opportunity to improve your skills, stamina and have fun! Forbidden City will again be challenging for the title in the 1st division that plays on a Tuesday night between 20:00 – 21:00 or 21:15 – 22:15 at Si De Park (next to where we train)
Season 1 will run from March 6th – April 26th, and Season 2 from the May 5th – June 21st. If your interested in playing 5’s this season, please let me know and I’ll get back to you with further details. For those who played last season are you still committed to carrying on the great work from the end of last season? Let’s do it!
Come on City!
Some of you may have heard that a select Forbidden City FC team is taking part in the BTV Cup, a summer competition for the various league winners in Beijing. Their first group game is on Saturday 13th August at 9am. Support is welcome. Depending how City progress, later games will be shown live on BTV.
But that doesn’t mean the rest of us can’t have fun!
We are entering at least one team (depending on response) in a friendly 7 a-side all day tournament played on real grass (a rarity in Beijing!) at Dulwich School in Shunyi, Saturday August 13th. This should be a fun day out with a number of games against around six other Beijing teams with a BBQ and cold beers available throughout the day.
– Fun day with football and BBQ.
– Grass pitches at Dulwich College
– All day tournament, 13th August 11am-4pm
– Competitive teams.
– All players old and new encouraged to take part.
– Cost less than ¥100 per person.
Read more info below.
Please let me know YES/NO. Do it now.
Summer 7’s Invitational cup
Dulwich College Beijing
Jia You F.C. would like to invite your team to take part in the Summer 7’s Invitational cup.
The one day tournament will take place on Saturday 13th August at Dulwich College Beijing.
Matches will be 7 a side with squads no more then 12 players. We are limiting the number of teams to 12, with the teams playing in 2 pools of six, before moving on to the knock out stages.
More detailed rules will follow for team interested in playing.
Venue Dulwich College Beijing
Times: 11am -4pm
All games will be played on grass.
Food and drinks will be available at the venue throughout the day as well as a schedule lunch break before the knock out games.
This Thursday are the final games of the summer 7 a side tournament.
Please let me know ASAP who is available and willing to play. I’ll send the team out either tonight or tomorrow morning depending on numbers.
If included the games will K.O. at 21:00 so get to lido park for 20:45
Please RSVP now if you want to play 7 aside this Thursday 8:30pm Lido Pitch.
Thanks and Have Fun!
The second round of games of the 7 aside tournament will be this coming Thursday. FCFC managed a draw and a win last week.
Where: Lido Pitch (Map on website)
When: Matches start at 8pm this week (be there 10 min early if you can for warm up)
Kit: FCFC kit (new comers kit will be provided)
Please RSVP now if you want to be included in this week’s team. first come, first served basis.
7aside tomorrow at 9pm all are welcome. please let me know
Cost: 30-50 Rmb
4 week tournament starting tomorrow every Thrusday 8 or 9pm (this week is at 9pm)
Please RSVP now and will include you in the team. I will send an email every week as some of you might not be available every week. first come first served basis.
thanks, should be fun!!!
Hi All,The new 5-a-side season kicks of at the beginning of March. If you are interested in playing 5’s this season on Thursdays for Forbidden City or Summer Palace, please let me know ASAP and I can forward you more information. Those of you who played last season…Are you ready to win promotion again? This is where it begins!If you have any questions, please let me know,Kind regards,Darren
Lads,if you wish to leave your emergency details (preferred hospital, insurance details, contacts, etc.) with the club management to have this information readily at hand in case something happens on the football pitch, please fill in the form, available for download from Downloads/EmergencyDetailsObviously, we hope that nothing will ever happen and this is only a precaution.It’s no requirement to provide details, but only an offer. Reply this this email if interested; otherwise we assume that you are good as there won’t be reminders.Cheers,Jochen
ClubFootball operate two 5-a-side leagues with short 6 week seasons throughout the year. Each Division plays on the same day each week and matches are run throughout the week and played at the artificial pitches at the East Gate of Chaoyang Park and at Lido Side Park as well as ClubFootball’s new sports venue, Xiaowuji (find location .)Forbidden City Football Club have two teams entered, competing as Forbidden City (Gu Gong 故宫） and Summer Palace (Yuan Ming Yuan 圆明园) . These teams are not necessarily made up of our eleven a-side squad members and are designed to attract new players into our ‘family’. The Forbidden City squad generally has a large contingent of our sponsor’s employees taking part.