Tony Carr has overseen the development of so much English talent that he must be near the top of Fabio Capello’s Christmas card list.
In his 37 years at West Ham United Carr has helped nurture the careers of England regulars Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard, John Terry and Glenn Johnson, whilst Jermain Defoe, Michael Carrick and Joe Cole also spent their formative years under Carr’s tutelage.
The majority of amateur footballers want a choice on whether they have to play matches on Easter weekend, a Club Website poll has revealed.
59 percent of people said that they did not think teams should be forced to play football on Easter weekend, while 41 percent said it should be treated as per any other weekend.
Chelsea FC are back on the talent search, looking for more grassroots football stars within the Asian community.
Now in it’s second season, the club’s Search for an Asian Soccer Star is offering six players the chance to win a week-long trial at the Premier League leader’s academy.
Grass Roots Football LIVE is back at the NEC in Birmingham over the weekend of 4 – 6 June 2010.
It’s a great day out for teams of all ages and is guaranteed to help players, coaches and managers raise their game.
Rubbish. Awful. Shocking. Just some of the words used to describe the facilities on Clapham Common by Sunday League footballers playing there last weekend.
Since finding out that half of amateur footballers have to put up with substandard facilities, Club Website have been on the road around the country to get the lowdown on some of the worst and raise awareness of this big issue in the grassroots game.