This is Will. Will is a good friend of our club. Will is running the Manchester Marathon and raising money for the Masters along the way. How ace is Will? We would love to raise some sponsorship for him to help him around the course. Please share Wills story with your friends on Facebook. If you would like to sponsor Will you can do so via the following link More →

Today witnessed the return of AFC Masters to their home turf in the Dome. After over 18-months away, we are very proud to see the volume of attendees today – a testament to what the club means for our players and families alike. If you’re a player and want to find out which session to join, or a somebody who wishes to join/support the club – don’t hesitate to get in touch!Read More →

We are pleased to have featured in GreaterSports blog. “AFC Masters was set up by Iain Massingham in 2005. Iain, who works with Bolton Social Services, identified that there was a lack of accessible sports provision in the borough for children and adults with disabilities.   What started as three people having a kickabout on a Wednesday afternoon has now grown into a 100-strong club. AFC Masters runs three sessions over two days every week at the indoor facility at St Joseph’s School in Horwich, with a further session at Castle Hill. The club regularly plays competitive fixtures and is affiliated to the Lancashire FootballRead More →

AFC Masters Monday Night Brew Club are putting together our very own club fanzine and we would love for you to be involved.  The aim of the fanzine is to share information and entertain our readers whilst raising money towards buying equipment to record our very own podcast.  We need people to help us write articles for the fanzine – this could be anything you are interested in and would like to share. Get in touch with Iain on 07538275198 to find out more.  We are hoping to use the fanzine as not just a one stop shop for loads of great news on AFCRead More →

**UPDATE** 26/09/20 We advise players and their families to cancel they’re direct debits. If you have been continuing payments during our time away from football and wish to discuss please contact Iain Massingham (contact details below) as soon as possible. May we take this opportunity to remind families that we are offering a great programme of activities and events over on our closed Facebook group and thank all those who are making this possible. ___________________________ 20/03/20 Due to the ongoing situation with the Coronavirus AFC Masters will be suspending all standing orders for payments until we return to football. Can we take this opportunity toRead More →

It’s November and that can only mean one thing – it’s our favourite night of the year! Players and their parents/carers, club volunteers and others from the local community come together to celebrate all achieved by all the fantastic individuals associated with the club. This year marked 14 years since the humble begins of the club back in 2005 when two young lads paired up for a kick about. Two lads of whom were also present last night to collect awards. The 200 strong guest list were treated to brilliant speeches from Club Manager Iain Massingham, team coaches and the nights special guest – DeputyRead More →

Congratulations! to everyone here at AFC Masters who scooped the prestigious Lancashire FA Inclusion award at the recent Presentation Evening held at Bolton Wanderers FC. The inaugural Awards took place on Saturday 31st August at the Premier Suite in Bolton Whites Hotel, with close to 400 people in attendance. 16 separate awards were handed out to deserving winners, ranging from Coach of the Year and League of the Year to Contribution to Futsal of the Year and the Rising Star of the Year. In attendance, were local club AFC Masters of whom had been shortlisted for the FA Inclusion Award. After a great night withRead More →

AFC Masters are now proud to present their brand new website! After conquering the mighty Lancashire Ability Counts League, annual cup competitions at Harrogate and the #football4all league, its time for AFC Masters to take over the internet and spread our message of Fun, Friendship and Football to the world. Our new-look site has been designed to not only show off who we are and what we do, but it will also be at the heart of communication between the club and its players/parents/carers. After gaining access to the secure portal for AFC Masters members, you will be able to: View/Download all current and previousRead More →