AFC Unity Vs Mexborough Athletic – match report

by Tom Menzies Despite AFC Unity’s bravery and fighting effort in their battle against Mexborough Athletic, their efforts to come back from behind were shattered in the closing minutes of the game as a looping fitness shot sealed their fate and the match finished 2-4 to the away side. The first half showed much to …

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Are You a Member of AFC Unity?

As a grassroots, independent women's football club and a legally incorporated non-profit organisation, AFC Unity rely on many forms of support through which we can increase our socially-driven activities. One way you can help is by becoming a member. Players are automatically made members when they are registered - with benefits beyond just being eligible …

Up the Left Wing

by Jay Baker As AFC Unity approaches its third birthday - incredible, considering the achievements already - I can honestly say I've never seen such quality football going on throughout the club; football that reflects the ethos of the club itself with its spirit of collectivism and empowerment and positivity in the way it is …

Solidarity Off and On the Pitch: The AFC Unity ‘Injury Curse’

Written by Jane Watkinson, Co-Founder and Co-Captain of AFC Unity It’s become a long-running joke (not that funny, I know) that this is the season where the ‘injury curse’ hit our first team. It seems nearly every week we have suffered a new injury blow. Beth broke her collar bone, Rachel pulled her hamstring, Becky …

Up the Left Wing

by Jay Baker I'm writing this at a time of New Year's Resolutions and renewed energy and enthusiasm within AFC Unity as we go forward with our "women's football revolution" - which is reflected by our commitment to the community as well as our Football Philosophy which, within that, has meant developing a style of …