Cougars YFC, based in Harold Wood, Essex were formed in 1993, essentially for boys and girls who wanted to play football in a friendly environment. The club has grown rapidly and is one of only a few clubs in Havering to achieve Charter Standard Award, which is best pratice guide run by the Football Association that sets standards of coaching, administration and child protection for clubs working with young people. At present, the club provides the opportunity to play football and offer quality coaching for over 190 youngsters. We have at the moment 24 teams competing in the Chelmsford League,Brentwood , Echo leagues and u11 + u13 teams in the Essex girls League. The club is a member of the Harold Wood Sports Association, which includes Harold Wood Athletic FC 1st ,2nd ,3rd and 4th Teams. Mens vets, Harold Wood Cricket Club and Harold wood running club.