When one of the UK’s most successful grassroots football teams is struggling financially, it makes one wonder how every other grassroots club is getting on.
Senrab FC have a rich history for producing talent – Jermaine Defoe, Ledley King and Ray Wilkins all played for the club – but the East London club were on the brink of financial collapse last month before being saved by their most famous old boy, England captain John Terry.
The English FA is calling on the grassroots football community to attend a series of roadshow events on the future of youth football… and that means you!
When we outlined the FA’s proposals for youth football back in February, a fantastic debate on the plans ensued here at Club Website and the FA was listening.
Senrab FC, one the country’s most successful grassroots clubs, looked in danger of folding this week, until one of the club’s famous old boys came to the rescue.
England captain John Terry, who played for Senrab as a boy, heard about the club’s financial troubles this week and has made a donation to the club to help them stay afloat.
We all love watching football and, if you’re anything like us, the chances are you spend a lot of your spare time doing exactly that.
So how good would it be to get the best seat in the house for the biggest matches at the biggest stadiums and, rather than having to buy a ticket, you actually get paid for being there?
Women’s football took its first step into a new era this evening as the new Women’s Super League kicked off in front of an excited young crowd.
The opening game of the first ever semi-professional league in England saw Arsenal Ladies triumph 1-0 over London rivals Chelsea Ladies.