We are also running an under 8s team next season ( 2015-6). If your child is currently in year 2 and would like to join a team next season please contact us. We will also be looking for a manager and an assistant to run the team.
£ Costs of joining the club £
We would like to be able to provide all free membership of the club to all players however there are many costs associated with running the club.
So we currently charge £16 per month Subs – Total £192/year so around £4 per week
What players get for this...
Training - Between 42 and 52 training sessions a year depending on weather and other factors at rented venues mostly floodlit . Avcrage cost is £35 per hour from October to March
Matches - 12- 20 games a year depending on the available teams and league set up.
Hire of pitches - Half the games, the home fixtures, are on a rented ‘home’ ground including goal posts and netting.
Under 11- under 17s require official referees, at a cost . Linesmen are provided by the clubs.
Kit and equipment Each team is provided kit - shirts, shorts, socks and rain jackets plus training equipment in the form of training goals, posts, cones, balls, medical kit and other minor items.
These are replenished when possible and as necessary.
There are fees to be paid to both the Sussex Sunday Youth League and FA for team and club registry and affiliation. All clubs must be isnured and we also try and train managers who wish to FA level 1, We also pay for Safeguarding children courses, first aid and DBS checks for managers These need to be updated on a regular basis..
Other costs include funding tournaments at average costs of £35 per tournament and trophy presentation day.
Hollingbury Hawks is a non-profit organisation run by volunteers (all volunteers welcome) for the benefit of the kids (and the pleasure of football).
The club officials and team managers spend a fair few hours a week, throughout the year, to keep the club and teams functioning. Managers deal with between 12 - 16 players each and the club has approx 150 kids on its books.
We ae always looking for volunteeers to help out and of course sponsors to assist with ongoing costs as above.
Sponsors always welcome
We are always looking for sponsors and donors and we thank all of our existing and new sponsors for their generous contributions.
Our current sponsors include Believe, Boz, Boz , Green Day, Sean Bond Heating Ltd and Danahar Properties
Please do not park on the grass at Preston Park
Brighton and Hove council have received complaints about continual parking on the grass areas near to the Chalet café, putting other park users at risk and damaging the grass.
Please advise parents/ carers and away teams that parking or driving, is NOT permitted on the grass areas of the park and could they please use the appropriate signed parking areas.
Thank you in advance for your help and assistance.
Sean Garrick, under 8s manager is delighted with his team as they won their first trophy this weekend.
They are through to the national finals at the national league centre and will play at the 5 a side pitches adjacent to Wembley stadium. The team and will also get taken on a tour of the stadium.
28th September 2014
SUSSEX COUNTY FA REP SQUAD U16s
Sussex FA beat Guernsey FA 7.1 in a friendly
For a match report go to
Winners of Sussex Sunday Football League Sportsmanship Awards
Congratulations to the under 11s Hollingbury Hawks Colts who achieved the Sussex Sunday Youth Football League Sportsmanship award for their age group during the season 2013-14.
Well done to them and their coach Paul Nixon.
Double victory as the Under 8s and Under 15s both win the Seaford Town tournament
After winning the 7 game group stage with only one goal conceded and thirty one scored, the boys went on to beat Lewes Bridge View in the semi final 4-0 before just edging a robust Rottingdean team in the final 3-2. Well done to Faz and the boys!
Sunday 18th May 2014 - Under 9's Group Winners