Carniny to welcome Sunderland coaches next month

Carniny Youth U14s who were guests of Foundation of Light at Sunderland AFC last season.
Carniny Youth U14s who were guests of Foundation of Light at Sunderland AFC last season.

Carniny Amateur and Youth FC continue their partnership with Sunderland AFC when the club’s Foundation of Light coaches will travel to Ballymena in August to deliver a four day coaching programme in association with the local club.

The four day programme commences on Monday 8th August through to Thursday 11th August and each age group will receive two hour sessions each day of the four day period. The sessions will be held at Ballymena Showgrounds.

The programme is available TO ALL LOCAL YOUTH players with DOB’s from 2011 right through to 2001 inclusive. There will also be a Girls session incorporated in the programme.

Morning Sessions will be 2011,2010, 2009 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and Girls mixed ages. Afternoon Sessions will be 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001.

If you wish your child to participate in these sessions please make contact with Linda Boyd 07788548780 or Billy O’Flaherty 07850669666 on details of how to book a place on the programme.


Any players out their who think they would be suitable for Carniny’s 1999 squad which will be participating in this years Foyle Cup, 18th – 23rd July should contact Billy O’Flaherty 07850669666, or make contact through the club Facebook page ‘Carniny Amateur and Youth FC’.


As always Carniny Amateur and Youth FC are currently on the look out for enthusiastic aspiring coaches to join their progressive local football club.

The club are particularly interested in recruiting coaches for their Football Development Centre currently catering for children born in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2009.

Coaches will have the opportunity to achieve Coerver Coaching Diploma award and will also be progressed by the club through the Irish FA Coaching ladder.

Coaches will be fully funded on their coaching courses with all club coaches progressed on the IFA Coaching ladder and also funding available for Coerver Coaching Diplomas.

Coach mentoring and full support will be given to all coaches under the eye of an ‘A’ Licensed coach throughout their time at the club.

If you think you can out something back into football and our club please make contact with the club at or contact 07850669666.