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Football in Birmingham Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city and as such does not disappoint when it comes to the national sport.

If you’re a fan of football or fancy learning what the game is all about then Birmingham is a good place to go as it has a multitude of football facilities for amateurs and three professional football teams that span the football league.

If you’re looking to play football in Birmingham with your friends or work colleagues then why not try some of the local leisure centres for indoor and outdoor facilities.

Nechells Community Sports Centre [map] can be found to the north of Birmingham city centre. There you can find full size, grass football pitches as well as floodlit football facilities and 5-a-side pitches.

Slightly further out of town in the Redditch area of the city you’ll find Abbey Stadium [map], a sports complex that features three outdoor football pitches as well as indoor 5-a-side facilities.

If you know of any soccer mad boys or girls in the Birmingham area why not get them enrolled in Strikes Junior Soccer Academy. This local council backed initiative aims to develop soccer skills in 4 – 13 year olds through a structured programme that teaches on the ball skills. To find out more check out Birmingham’s council website.

For those who would rather watch the beautiful game rather than get sweaty playing it there are three teams in Birmingham you could go and watch.

The biggest and most successful team in the city is Aston Villa who play their home games at Villa Park [map]. The other two clubs that make their home in the city are West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham FC. Find out more about all these clubs by reading the features below.

GO Aston Villa F.C.

Go West Brom F.C.

Aston Villa FC in Birmingham

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  West Bromwich Albion FC in Birmingham

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GO Birmingham City Football Club

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