Scotland United is the monthly magazine from the Scottish FA and it’s back for its second episode.
This month David Weir talks about grassroots football, having giving a coaching session at the Bank of Scotland Midnight Leagues annual award ceremony.
Hibernian midfielder Lewis Stevenson hailed the Bank of Scotland Midnight League as a “great way for young people to spend their Friday and Saturday nights”.
The Scottish FA’s flagship diversionary five-a-side football programme for 12 to 16-year-olds enters its tenth year in 2013.
The provision of quality facilities is crucial to the development of young footballers, according to England Under-21 boss Stuart Pearce.
The ex-England international was speaking at the opening of a new third generation (3G) pitch in Peterborough funded by the Football Foundation.
Grassroots football teams across England and Wales are being invited to apply for a new kit as the Premier League Players’ Kit Scheme opens for a new application window.
Youth teams up to under-16 level can apply for a brand new Nike kit and football equipment for their squad, all paid for by Premier League players.
Grassroots sport in Bolton has received a boost following the award of over £700,000 to Horwich St Mary’s FC from the Football Foundation.
The club – whose website is powered by Club Website – can look forward to a brand new clubhouse and 10 new pitches thanks to a £738,807 Foundation grant towards the project, which will cost £978,807 in total.