Almost a third of the grassroots football community has witnessed some form of racism at local football matches in the last year, a Club Website poll has revealed.
A poll of over 7,000 Club Website members found that 32% of people have witnessed at least one example of racism at their grassroots football matches over the last 12 months. 68% said they had not witnessed any racism in this time.
The sound of groans may have filled the Wembley air as France humbled England this week, but there are more positive noises emanating from the FA’s headquarters about the health of the grassroots game.
The Football Association released results for Season Two of the National Game Strategy (NGS) last week and the headline message from the governing body is that the grassroots game across England is “thriving”.
Yorkshire side The Fox FC have fought off competitors from around the country to win a life-changing ‘Premier makeover’ worth £20,000.
The club, whose website is powered by Club Website, entered the competition after club chairman Lee Quickmire read about the competition via his website admin area.
Football fans around the country have joined Club Website to help raise over £1,600 for men’s health this month… and we’re still going strong!
Club Website’s 40-strong Movember team, which includes the guys at Club Website HQ, have joined men around the world to grow a moustache for 30 days to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer.
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