Former England international Gareth Southgate has urged the UK’s grassroots sports community to give their local sports heroes the credit they deserve by nominating them for a national award.
The Barclays Community Sports Awards recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals who use sport to benefit communities across the UK.
Another winter, another debate about the amateur football season’s position in the calendar.
With heavy rain and snow causing widespread fixture disruption across the country this winter, many in the grassroots football community have suffered the frustration that has become an all-too-familiar feeling at this time of the season.
It is not always easy to keep life balanced. Some elements of our life take up more time than others.
As parents we may work hard and hardly ever have a social life or spend the majority of our time being home with our children or doing domestic chores rather than having some time to ourselves.
Huncoat United are celebrating a long-overdue victory this week – the first in their five-year history.
The under-15s team – whose website is powered by Club Website – had not won a game in four and a half seasons in the Accrington & District Junior Football League, conceding over 900 goals in the process.
Eight grassroots football clubs from across England are hoping to win a massive £100,000 boost to their club coffers.
The clubs – who include Hertfordside’s Evergreen FC – each won a £50,000 grant when they were selected for the Budweiser Club Futures programme in December.