5-a-side football league at Highbury


5-a-side football league at Highbury and Islington played every Thursday evening in an amazing 4G football pitch minutes away from Highbury & Islington station.

5-a-side football league at Highbury, William Tyndale Football Pitch
Picture credit Thomas C.
  • Postcode: N1 2DL (Google Maps) Entrance from Richmond Grove
  • Get there: 6 minutes walk from Highbury and Islington station
  • Great 3G artificial grass all weather surface, sidelines and big goals
  • No changing rooms available
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  • Type: 5 a-side
  • Matchdays: Every Thursday
  • Kick-Off times: 6pm, 6.40pm, 7.20pm
  • Game length: 40 minutes
  • League duration: 10-20 weeks (subject to the number of teams registered)
  • Game rules: Normal 11 a side rules (No slide tackles)
  • Number of teams: 6-8
  • League format: Teams playing against each other twice
  • Online league table and fixtures
  • Fully qualified FA referees


  • NO Registration Fee!
  • Deposit to secure your spot: £100.00 (refundable upon successful league completion)
  • Cost: £50 /per team, per game (Paid every week)


William Tyndale School features an amazing 4G, all weather, outdoors 5 a side football pitch with big goals which is located in the heart of Islington. William Tyndale Football Football Pitch is located in the heart of Highbury, next to the Islington Town Hall. This is an amazing 4G, all weather, outdoors pitch with big goals. The pitch is ideal to play 5 a side football games all year round. Sidelines make this venue ideal to play normal 11 a side rules football, without head heigh restriction. Also during the winter, when days are shorter, floodlights are available.

The only downside of the venue is that there is no changing rooms and toilets available.

If you are walking from Highbury & Islington station (Victoria Line, London Overground and National Rail) you have to follow Upper Street (A1) towards Angel station. When you arrive at Islington Town Hall need to take a left on Richmond Grove. Pitch entrance is just behind the Islington Town Hall. If you are using the bus rather the underground you can jump on bus lines: 4, 19, 30, 43. Finally if you want to drive to Highbury you can park on the streets around the venue (free after 6.30pm), pay and display ticket required before 6.30pm.

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