The Best London 5 a side football pitches

London is home to some of the best teams in world football, and they’re followed by a huge wealth of fans throughout the city. These fans love to play as much as they love to watch their favourite side, and so the English capital is where it’s at if you’re looking for top quality football pitches. Alongside the likes of world class stadia like Wembley Stadium, there’s a great selection of the London 5 a side football pitches scattered around town for fans of the small-sided game. We’ve picked out five of the best you can find in the centre of London.

playfootball-shepherds-bush-5asidePlayFootball Shepherd’s Bush

PlayFootball Shepherd’s Bush has an excellent array of 3G astroturf 5 a side football pitches at their central London location, located right next to the famous BBC Television Centre and QPR’s Loftus Road Stadium. The facility provides changing rooms and floodlights so there’s no need to change before you arrive and you can play well into the evening. Just head over from White City station.


Warren Sports Pitch

Right in the heart of London, this 5 a side pitch is the ideal location for your next kick about in the capital. The venue is floodlit so it doesn’t matter what time you’re looking to play, and you can book on a pay as you play basis, meaning there’s no membership fee to contend with. Not to mention, you can play all year around on the well looked after 3G astroturf pitch.

V Sports

There are several pitches to choose from at V Sports in West London, and all are excellently floodlit to combat the darkening winter evenings. You can access the 5 or 6 a side pitches from Acton Central or East Acton by tube, but there is also a car park if you’d rather avoid public transport. You can book this pitch instantly online using MyLocalPitch.

Market Road ATP’sLondon 5 a side football pitches

If you’re in North London, head over to Market Road ATP’s to try out their immaculate 3G astroturf football pitches, perfect for 5 a side. As well as changing rooms and floodlights, the venue also has 11 a side pitches if that’s more your game. You’ll have no trouble finding the facility with Caledonian Road station under 5 minutes away.

Marcus Lipton Community Enterprise

This South London venue is a great location for a 5 a side game in the capital. Its 3G astroturf pitch is easily accessible from Loughborough Junction Station, but also has free parking. If you don’t want to brave the cold, the venue also has indoor facilities for football, basketball, netball, and futsal. You can book the pitch online instantly with MyLocalPitch.