U13 Boys

U13 Boys' Development Squads

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Talented players born 2011 are invited to attend U13 Boys' Development Squad trials for the 2024 Season.  Boys' Development Squads are more commonly known as FTS teams.    

Over the next 18 months, this age group will be part of a specific program tailored in preparation for the Junior Boys' NPL Season in 2025.


U13 Boys' Development Squads cater for talented young players that have an ambition and willingness to learn and a commitment to work hard. It is suited to families that positively support and encourage their children and are willing to ride the ups and downs along the way.

We would love to see players who align with…

  • I am a player that is already committed to my long term development.
  • I dream of playing in one of the top 5 leagues in Europe.
  • I am hungry to learn.
  • I want to further refine my technique.
  • I want to learn specific positional insights and nuances.
  • I want to play in a team that has a fluid tactical plan and experience a variety of structures.
  • I am ambitious yet understand that it takes time and hard work to develop.
  • I realise there are no short-cuts, it is my dedication and commitment that will keep me moving forward.
  • I am competitive.
  • I want to develop my body to handle future football training loads.
  • I want to play with other like-minded players.
  • I want to be in a program with coaches that have the drive, knowledge and experience to further my development.


  • The Dev Squads play in FV 13A Boys’ community league.
  • Matches are played on Sunday mornings from April till September.
  • Match format is 9v9 on a half-pitch.
  • 3 Training sessions per week with FTS Academy Coaches.
  • Additional Coaching Fees are payable.
  • Venue for Home matches is Lord Reserve, Carnegie.



Register for Boys' Dev Squad Trials

Trials for 2024 Boys' Development Squads

  • Sat 26-Aug-2023

Venue and exact session times will be emailed to those who register.

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U13 Boys' Graded Teams

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U13 Boys' Graded Teams

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Graded teams offer boys the opportunity to play with, and against, players of a similar skill level. Graded teams offer good skills development whilst maximising player satisfaction.

  • Suitable for aspiring boys who are dedicated and focused on the game and their own development.
  • Graded teams play in FV 13A, 13B or 13C community leagues.
  • Matches are played on Sundays from early April till early Sept
  • Match format is 9v9 on a half-pitch.
  • Venue for Training sessions and Home matches is Lord Reserve, Carnegie.  
  • Away matches are mostly inner-bayside (Bentleigh, Brighton, Beaumaris, Hampton, Sandringham). Occasionally away matches might be bit further (Aspendale, Berwick, Casey, Chelsea, Langwarrin, Mornington, Mount Eliza)
  • 2 Training sessions per week.
  • Volunteer Coaches. No additional coaching fees are payable. 


Gradings sessions are in November and December 2023. Session times and venue details are sent to:
a) existing players from season 2023
b) new  players who register an Expression of Interest to join.

Expression of Interest for Graded Boys Teams
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U13 Boys' Ungraded Teams

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U13 Boys’ Ungraded Teams

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Friendship-based teams for boys who are in it for the enjoyment of the game and the improved social outcomes/life skills that come from participating in organised team sport.

  • Ungraded teams play in FV 13D, 13E or 13F community leagues.
  • Matches are played on Sundays from early April till early Sept.
  • Match format is 9v9 on a half-pitch.
  • Venue for Training sessions and Home matches is Lord Reserve, Carnegie.  
  • Away matches are mostly inner-bayside (Bentleigh, Brighton, Beaumaris, Hampton, Sandringham). Occasionally away matches might be bit further (Aspendale, Berwick, Casey, Chelsea, Langwarrin, Mornington, Mount Eliza)
  • Volunteer Coaches. No additional coaching fees are payable.
  • 1 Training session per week


Team Allocation Sessions occur in February 2024.  Session times and venue details are sent to:
a) existing players from season 2023
b) new  players who register an Expression of Interest to join.

Expression of Interest for Ungraded Boys
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