Think you’re good at ‘keepy-uppies’? Can you juggle the ball for so long you get a bit bored? Well you ain’t seen nothing yet! Football freestyler Dan Magness today broke the Guinness World Record for this favourite footballers’ pastime by keeping the ball in their air for over 24 hours. That’s right… one whole day!
Is ’winning’ in youth football a sprint or a marathon? Peter Glynn, FA Skills Coach In an attempt to answer a coach’s question on how his grassroots club could become truly ‘developmental’ in their approach, I found myself, strangely enough, reading and subsequently pondering over the story of the Tortoise and the Hare.
Football clubs across Wales are benefitting from a new partnership established this season between the Welsh Football Trust and Club Website, the UK’s number one provider of professional websites for amateur football clubs and leagues. The partnership, which began at the start of this season, has proved a great success across Wales with more than [...]
Hollywood tough guy Ray Winstone has lent his support to the English FA’s Respect programme by starring in an online film aiming to improve parental behaviour on the touchline at youth football matches.
The film promotes The FA’s new Respect Parent Guide, which reaches out to grassroots football parents to set a positive example.
This weekend – 13-15 March – football’s Don’t X The Line Campaign is working together with Premier League and Football League referees and assistants to raise the awareness of respect in the game of football. The match officials have agreed, for the second year running, to wear branded T-shirts promoting Don’t X the Line – [...]