Where to watch....
Being a nation of football lovers means there are many places to watch the beautiful game. First lets start with the live type of football :-
Crystal Palace FC is the biggest club in Croydon and draws crowds of around 14,000 per home game. The season runs from August till May the following year and tickets start from around £30 for an adult. To find out more click here
Local teams - AFC Croydon Athletic and Croydon FC are the next level down from the professional CPFC but the standard is still very good.
Croydon FC play in the Combined Counties Football League Premier and play their home games at Croydon Sports Arena, Albert Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4QL to find out about the next fixture or team news got to the website. http://www.croydonfc.com
AFC Croydon Athlectic nickname is "The Rams" and has been reformed in 2012, they now play in the Combined Counties Football League One and play their home games at Croydon Sports Arena, Albert Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4QL to find out about the next fixture or team news got to the website. http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/afccroydonathletic
Where to play....
Powerleague are 5-a-side football company just outside Croydon (not walking distance!) and have 44 state of the art Soccer Centres and indoor Soccer Domes across the UK. Kick-off day and night with Lucozade Powerleague 7 or 5-a-side side leagues, tournaments, casual games, junior five a side football leagues, kids football coaching & camps and reach your peak fitness at our Power for Life Gyms. To find out how to get there, go to the website>>>
NEARBY in ELMERSEND, BECKENHAM - Goals are 5-a-side company with over 42 football centres throughout the UK. They have all-weather 3G 5-a-side pitches just like Europe’s top clubs! If you want to play late, floodlights will keep your match going till 11pm. If you want a casual game every so often or fancy the challenge of a league or an exciting tournament, Goals offers 5-a-side the way it should be - hassle free and easy. Go to site>>>
More Information on Pitches in Croydon is coming soon but during the football season it is very easy to find a goal.