Almost half of the UK’s football community are still having to put up with sub-standard facilities on a regular basis, a new Club Website poll can reveal.
49 percent of over 2,000 people polled described the overall quality of facilities at their grassroots football matches as either “poor” (25.5%) or “terrible” (23.3%).
Words are power. They can make a child or they can break a child.
I have seen many children in my private practice whose self-esteem has been on the floor due to what someone else – a peer, mainly – has said to them.
Blyth Town Football Club is celebrating this month after winning a £100,000 as part of the Budweiser Club Futures programme.
One of eight clubs selected to win a £50,000 grant as part of the scheme in December, the Northumberland outfit, , whose first team plays in the Northern Alliance Premier Division, won a nationwide Facebook vote to secure the £100,000 ‘super grant’.
The Scottish FA has launched a new girls-only pilot of the Tesco Bank Football Challenge in a bid to increase the number of girls playing football in Scotland.
Scotland women’s national coach, Anna Signeul, was at the Linlithgow School this month to see primary three pupils kicking-off the programme.
The Football Foundation has launched a brand new survey which aims to get feedback from people using artificial grass pitches.
This simple survey enables you to provide your first-hand experience of playing and coaching on an artificial grass pitch and will be used to help inform research that the Foundation is conducting into these types of playing surfaces.