Developing Youth Soccer Players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey Region

2023 Rookie Soccer Spring Program for 5-10 year olds starts April 15

Rookie Soccer Training Program for 5-10 year old girls and boys. April 15, 22, 29 and May 6 (May 13 Rain Date) at Gordon Moore Park Turf Fields. 5 - 7 years old, 11AM-12PM. 8-10 years old, 12PM-1PM. Receive $10 off if you register by April 1.

Participants must register here.

Our Approach

The Irish Soccer Club provides technical skills development through a disciplined training approach for youth players in the Greater Alton-Godfrey, IL region. Our training includes footwork and ball skills, speed and agility, balance and coordination, proper defensive technique, technical knowledge regarding field positioning, buildup strategy, goalie training and more.

Competitive League Games

Our teams compete in the St. Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA), one of the largest and most respected youth soccer leagues in the Midwest. Teams are placed in divisions based upon skill level. They travel fromĀ as far away as Quincy, IL and Cape Girardeau, MO because of the league's ability to create competitive games for all skill levels.

Frequently Asked Questions

When, where, what? Click here to read answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) from parents and players.


Alton Fighting Irish Soccer Club News

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In just the last two decades, coaches are finally realizing the tremendous impact they can have on their win/loss record and the respect of their athletes by coaching the mental game.

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Upcoming Events

2023 – 2024 Tryout Information

Tryout Schedule for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 sessions Tryouts will be held May 22-25 between 5 and 8:30 PM at Glazebrook Park in Godfrey on the turf fields on Stamper Lane. There will be two nights of tryouts for boys and two nights for girls. Players should try to attend both nights if possible.…

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Spring 2023 Rookie Soccer Program Starts April 15!

Register today clicking here. Open to boys and girls ages 5-10. Four Saturdays – April 15, 22, 29, May 6. May 13 rain date. Ages 5-7 11 am – 12 pm. Ages 8-10 12 pm – 1 pm. Gordon Moore Park Turf Fields.  

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High School Tryouts June 7 & 8

Click here to register now for Irish High School Tryouts! Girls 6:00 – 7:30 | Boys 7:30 – 9:00 Glazebrook Park Turf – Godfrey Birth years 2008-2004 (freshman – senior for the 2022-2023 school year)

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2022-2023 Tryout Information

PLEASE VISIT THE 2023-2024 Tryout page for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 — Tryout Schedule for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 sessions Tryouts will be held May 23-26 between 5 and 8:30 PM at Glazebrook Park in Godfrey on the turf fields on Stamper Lane. There will be two nights of tryouts for boys and…

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