Recreational Football: Inter-Halls, IDFC, 6-a-side & Futsal

The University of Bath Football and Futsal Club offer many ways to play recreational sport on campus. The opportunity to play football for either your first year halls, your course, or even both, is open to everyone and we are proud to be able offer recreational offer at the quality we do.

Please note that all forms of recreational football are available only to members of the University of Bath Association Football and Futsal Club.

The Inter Halls Competition is run throughout the year with players playing for the Halls which they are currently living in or lived in during their Fresher year. If you are interested to play for any of the below teams, please contact our Inter-Halls Coordinator, check out the facebook page here or contact the relevant captain(s).

Trials will take place at the start of the year, with matches every Saturday. All information will be posted on Facebook and twitter, including the league table, culminating in a 1st against 2nd place Inter Halls Megabowl at the end of the year to decide the champions. Please note however you can join a team at any point in the year.

Halls Team Where? Captain(s) Facebook Group '18/'19 Result

Eastwood North Tropics

Houses 1-31


Tropics Group 7th

Eastwood South Sinkers

Houses 32-59

Edward Hawney

Sam Davison

Sinkers Group Champions

West Westwood Weasels

Conygre, Mendip, Polden, Quarry

Max Taffinder

Weasels Group  2nd

East Westwood Wanderers

Quantock Cotswold, Derhill, Wolfson, Brendon Court

James Davis

James Owen

Wanderers Group 4th

Norwood & Woodland Wolves

Norwood, Woodland Court

Freddie Yates-Smith

Owen Featherstone

Norwood Group 5th

City Slickers

City (John Wood, Carpenter House), Quads A&B

Charlie White

Jac McClusky

City Group 3rd

Marlborough and Solsbury Saints

Marlborough Court, Solbury Court

Alex Snowdon

George Poole

Saints Group 8th

Quads Quails

Quads C,D,E

Angus McWhirter

Quails Group  6th


Congratulations to Eastwood South Sinkers who won the 2018/19 Inter-Halls Football League in a drama-filled Mega-bowl Final at the Limekiln pitches, with a 2-1 win over West Westwood Weasels, who lost their 4th consecutive final.

Inter-Department Football (IDFC)

IDFC runs throughout the year on a Wednesday afternoon as an alternative competitive football opportunity to BUCS representational football. The competition is compiled of two highly competitive leagues, both made up of ten teams, with the top teams in each league eventually battling it out for the IDFC trophy.

Recruitment for players will commence in late-September/early-October by the department team captains. You can, however, join at any point throughout the year.

To stay up to date with everything join our IDFC Facebook group*. If you are interested in playing, get in touch with the appropriate captain or Facebook group below. If yours is not listed, please get in touch. Please be aware that some departments have multiple teams!

*To access the IDFC and the 6-a-side group, you need to be a part of the Bath University Community on Facebook. For instructions on how to join this, see the bottom of this page*

Club Captain Facebook Group


Harry Vaughan

Bioscience Group

BUMS FC (Maths)


BUMS Group

Chemical Engineering


Chem. Eng. Group


Chris Butcher

TeamBEST Group

 (Accepted based on trials)

SASS (Sport and Social Science)

Daniel Reader

SASS Group

IMML (International Management and Modern Languages)




Jack Wray

Management Group

Team Maths (Champions '18/'19)

Owen Featherstone

Team Maths Group

Mech. Eng.

James Parry


MoLES (Modern Languages)

Tom Carter

MoLES Group

ACE Football (Architecture)


ACE Group

BEAMES (Mech. and Elec. Engineering)

Adam Lea

Beames Group



Chemistry Group

Computer Science

Rizwan Ebrahim

Comp. Sci. Group

Electrical Engineering


Elec. Eng. Group

Natural Sciences

Tom Cutforth

Nat. Sci. Group


Oliver Dudley

Pharmacy Group



Physics Group

Sports Sciences


Sports Sciences Group

SPS (Social and Policy Sciences)

Charles Shaw

Hugh Howard

SPS Group

The 2018/19 season finished with Team Maths winning the IDFC Trophy, as well as the premiership, after finishing runners up in the 2017/18 season.
Watch the Match of the Day highlights of the IDFC final of 2015, where Sport and Social Science (SASS) won the IDFC Trophy following their Premiership win.

6-a-side and Futsal

6-a-side leagues run on Mondays and Tuesdays weekly for Men, while a Friday slot is available for Women's 6-a-side tournaments on Fridays- look out for announcements for these.

If you would like to enter a team for 6-a-side, please contact the 6-a-side coordinator (Ed Dunkley) or join our 6-a-side group.


Futsal leagues are also available with our recreational offer. These futsal leagues run on Mondays and Thursdays. If you would like to enter a team, please see the Intramural Futsal League group or contact our Rec Futsal Coordinator (Ismael Madoui).

Our recreational teams were taken to the next level by TeamBEST (our Economics IDFC team) in 2019, who won the University section of the FA People's Cup, winning the national finals at St. George's Park.

We will be running the FA People's Cup again in 2020. Keep your eyes peeled for this- who knows, maybe you'll beat the defending champions?


*How to join the IDFC and 6-a-side Facebook Groups*

In order to join this group, you must be confirm that you have an email:

  • For freshers, this will be the username that you are given to access the university SAMIS for your offers/timetables (e.g. eg2197) followed by (e.g. To do this, go to your facebook timeline (timeline -> about -> contact and basic info) and add your email as one of your emails. This will send you a confirmation to your email account.
  • This can be logged in to at office 365 using this email and the same password you set up your SAMIS with- confirm this as your email.
  • Now go back to the IDFC group and you should now be able to join.

If you have any difficulties, please email . We apologies that this is the system- we are working on changing this soon.