Grassroots football clubs in need of extra funding have just a few days left to apply for a grant from the Mars Milk Play Fund.
Mars are donating cash awards to sports individuals and clubs in need of extra funding so, whether you need help with new kit, travel costs, coaches, training or competition entry fees, visit marsmilk.com and tell them why you need some funding help.
Nine out of ten members of the grassroots football community are concerned over the rising cost of grassroots football.
89 percent of Club Website members said ‘Yes’ they are concerned about rising costs in the grassroots game, while only 11 percent of the 2,300 people polled said ‘No’ they were not.
Berkhamsted Raiders have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to community football at the FA’s annual grassroots awards ceremony.
The Hertfordshire club – whose website is powered by Club Website – were named winners of the prestigious FA Charter Standard Community Club of the Year Award at the FA Community Awards at Wembley Stadium this month.
Scotland national coach Gordon Strachan says that any young footballer wanting to improve must heed one simple lesson – practice.
Strachan was speaking at the launch of the second year of the Scottish FA’s seven Regional Performance Schools, which opened their doors to another group of Scotland’s best young footballers this month.
The Football Association is hosting a series of roadshows aimed at increasing the involvement of the Asian community in the national game.
The forums, which kicked off at West Ham’s Boleyn Ground earlier this month and will end at Burnley’s Turf Moor on 18 September, are visiting some of England’s largest Asian communities, seeking ideas and contributions on how best to tackle the under-representation of Asians in the game.