News from Saints in the Community

Saints in the Community is the charitable arm of St. Johnstone Football Club, and everyone involved works tirelessly to deliver fantastic projects throughout Perth and Kinross using football as a tool to improve people's lives.

From community coaching sessions and making school visits for the kids, to the fantastic Football Memories sessions and walking football for adults, Saints in the Community is making a huge difference to people's lives throughout the local area.

Here is just a taster of what the Trust has lined up in February!


In partnership with the Scottish FA and McDonald’s, the Community Trust Monday sessions (5PM - 6PM) will be FREE to attend for boys and girls aged 5 to 10-years-old from 4th February to 24th June 2019.

The 'Fun Football' project looks to encourage participation and improve the early experience of football for young, aspiring footballers - participants will take part in fun small-sided games and skill development stations.

To take part in these sessions free of charge, all participants MUST be fully registered via the Saints in the Community website and on the register for this activity.


The various Saints Kidz soccer programmes will resume on the following dates:

  • MONDAY ‘FUN FOOTBALL’ (P1 to S2) – 4th February, 5PM - 6PM
  • SOCCER WEDNESDAY (P1 to S2) – 6th February, 5PM - 6PM
  • SOCCER SATURDAY – 9th February, 9:30AM - 10:30AM (P1 - P3) & 10:30AM - 11:30AM (P4 - S2)
  • MINI KIDZ (Pre-school 3 to 5-year-olds) – 9th February, 9:30AM - 10:30AM
  • TRAINING & GOALKEEPING SQUADS (P5 to S2) – 21st February, 5PM - 6PM (booking required)


21 sessions for the price of 14!

For just £55, sign up to the Soccer Saturday membership programme for sessions from February through to June.

The Saturday membership entitles you to each Saints in the Community Soccer Saturday session at McDiarmid Park during the stated period, £1 discount on all Goalgetter holiday courses at McDiarmid Park, and one family ticket for a Saints home fixture.

To sign up, please visit the Saints in the Community website.


The Community Trust 2-day Holiday Goalgetters programme will take place during the school mid-term break for children aged 5 to 16-years-old on the following dates:

Thursday 14th & Friday 15th February – 1PM to 2:30PM

Just turn up and play, £5 per day. Everyone who attends will receive a free family ticket for a Saints home fixture.


The Community Trust offers Scottish FA Coach Education Courses which usually take place either at Kilgraston School or Perth College UHI.

These courses give local coaches the opportunity to progress to level 1.3 qualification.

Upcoming courses:

  • LEVEL 1.2 COACHING YOUNG FOOTBALLERS – 23rd & 24th February, 10AM-4PM – Perth UHI
  • LEVEL 1.1 DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES – 10th March, 10AM-4PM – Perth UHI

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