The issue of children’s football was on the agenda this week in Club Website’s latest poll. We asked whether, in junior football, all players should be given the same amount of time on the pitch during a game regardless of ability… and the results were interesting, to say the least.
Club Website readers are split down the middle when it comes to that old chestnut of a football discussion on the off-side law. Club Website’s latest poll asked: Do you think the current off-side law is too complicated.
England Under 21 manager Stuart Pearce joined The FA and the Football Foundation today to combat one of the biggest challenges facing football at all levels: unacceptable behaviour on the pitch and from the sidelines.
The Under 21 boss was joined Richard Stearman and Martin Cranie from his squad along with Premier League referee Howard Webb to launch a £1 million Football Foundation initiative promoting the Respect programme’s Designated Spectator Area Barriers.
Sir Alex Ferguson has backed the drive to get more people of all ages involved in sport. The Manchester United manager was speaking at Broadoak School, in Trafford, Manchester, where he opened a £2m community sports centre.
Club website readers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of an introduction of goal line technology in top flight football. In Club Website’s latest poll, 69% of readers voted in favour of the possible change, which would help eradicate high profile and often costly mistakes by officials in professional football.