As Sam Allardyce leads the calls for a summer season for junior and youth football at grassroots level, three-quarters of Club Website members say they would welcome change to current timetable.
Club Website editor Dan Pope takes a look at the issue.
In the December edition of The Club House, Club Website editor Dan Pope spoke to Sky Sports’ big summer signing, Ben Shephard, about the beautiful game in the first of a new series, ‘Football and Me’.
We hear about what it’s like to swap the comfy sofa of GMTV for a place in the football spotlight, playing the game a bit like a rugby player, working with Chris Kamara, technology in football and just what it’s like to tackle Zinedine Zidane.
English football looked to the future at Wembley Stadium last week [9 December] and, after a year to forget for the national team and FIFA’s decision on the 2018 World Cup still hurting, the timing could not have been better.
After two crushing World Cup defeats in just six months, in Bloemfontein and Zurich, English football needs something positive to focus on and, with the launch of The Future Game – Grassroots, Sir Trevor Brooking and his Football Development team hope they have provided just that.
Do you know someone involved in grassroots football in Scotland who deserves a medal for the hard work they put in?
The 2011 Scottish Football Association (SFA) Grassroots Awards take place in February and nominations are now open.
Last month proved to be a mo-mentous one at Club Website HQ as our fantastic team of volunteers raised over £3,200 for men’s health charities as part of Movember.
Men all over the world spent the 30 days of Movember – the month formerly known as November – cultivating moustaches to raise funds and awareness for men’s health.