Women’s and girls’ football is on an upward curve, according to new England captain Casey Stoney.
The Lincoln Ladies star, appointed captain of the national team last week, said the game had shown “massive improvement” in recent years.
Football Association plans for an overhaul of the youth football system have been overwhelmingly backed by FA shareholders.
Eighty-seven percent of shareholders voted in favour of youth development proposals, which include a new player pathway – featuring a mandatory 5v5 format for Under 7s and U8s and 9v9 for U11s and U12s – and a child-friendly approach to competition up to under 11s.
Over 300 Scottish schoolchildren got to taste of the magic of Hampden Park this week as part of the Tesco Bank Football Challenge.
Just days after the Scottish Cup Final, the lucky children from the length and breadth of the country had the opportunity of a lifetime to enjoy a coaching session on the same pitch at Scotland’s national stadium.
Gary Neville has become the Football Foundation’s latest signing by agreeing to become one of its ambassadors.
Just one week after joining Roy Hodgson’s England coaching staff, the Sky Sports pundit has thrown his support behind the country’s biggest sports charity.
The best youth football clubs in Scotland served up a festival of football at Airdrie’s Excelsior Stadium this month at the annual Scottish Youth Football Association (SYFA) cup finals.
Over two weekends, 14 teams from seven age groups battled it out to prove themselves the best team in their age group and hold aloft the Scottish Cup.