Half-term courses open

There is a free skills ball on offer for every aspiring footballers that takes part in special West Ham United-backed coaching courses during the upcoming May half-term holiday.

Each course lasts for two days and runs from 9.30am until 2.30pm each day. Children will be put into a group according to their age and ability, and given high quality coaching from the club's professional staff.

Throughout the morning, technical classes will enable individuals to acquire new skills, with afternoons consisting of structured games and matches.

West Ham United Community Sports Trust holiday courses provide a safe and friendly environment for children of all abilities aged six to 14 years, with the emphasis on fun, enjoyment and participation. All coaches are FA qualified, have been CRB checked and have attended a child protection and emergency aid workshop.

The cost is £25 per child per course. For bookings or for any further enquiries please call - 020 7473 7720. To download an application form click here or to download a flyer click here here

Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 May
A - UPMINSTER - Gaynes School, Brackendale Gardens, Upminster, Essex RM14 3UX
B - THURROCK - The Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4LU
C - ROMFORD - Warren Comprehensive School, Whalebone Lane North, Chadwell Heath, RM6 6SB

Thursday 28 and Friday 29 May
D - DAGENHAM - Castle Green Leisure Centre, Gale Street, Dagenham, Essex RM9 4UN
E - BASILDON - James Hornsby High School, The High Road, Laindon, Basildon, Essex SS15 6DD
F - CHELMSFORD - The Sandon School, Molrams Lane, Chelmsford, CM2 7AQ
G - HORNCHURCH - Brittons School, Ford Lane, South Hornchuch, Essex, RM13 7BB