Grassroots football will be in the spotlight on Sky Sports News tonight (Monday 15 October).
A Sky Sports News Special Report on youth football will include a panel debate on key issues in the game, a focus on 9v9 football at two English youth clubs and a live link-up from a grassroots event in Scotland.
Football fans from across England will head to Wembley today hoping a hatful of goals against San Marino, but for Grimsby’s Neil Barber it will be a day he will never forget.
Neil is one of a handful of grassroots football volunteers attending the FA Community Awards, presented by McDonald’s, after he was named winner of the prestigious Volunteer of the Year category in the annual grassroots football awards ceremony.
Scotland United is a new monthly magazine from the Scottish FA.
It will look at all of the major football events from north of the border, from national team news to grassroots development, refereeing and the governance of the game.
Roy Hodgson’s England squad will follow the example of football clubs across the country by implementing a code of conduct for players, the Football Association has announced.
For years such codes have been used to set behavioural standards for players, from youth teams at grassroots level right up to professional clubs.
St George’s Park, the new national football centre will officially open its doors today, marking a landmark moment for English football.
Over a decade after the Football Association purchased the 330-acre site near Burton-upon-Trent and 18 months after the building project began, the new £100m facility will be officially opened by the Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge.