Hundreds of school children from all over Wales took part in the final of the Welsh Football Trust’s disability league festival. 25 disability football teams attended the final – a culmination of two months of regional qualifiers.
FA Skills Coach Peter Glynn looks at alternatives to the ‘win at all costs’ syndrome. With the global media spotlight fixated, the contrast in playing styles and philosophies adopted by Europe’s footballing elite have been illuminated, if not a little over-examined in the last few weeks.
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 [...]