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All Star Super Cup

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION The All Star Super Cup provides a unique footballing experience to grassroots teams of all abilities, the likes of which is normally only accessible to those at the very top of the professional game. Staged at St George’s Park, the home of England’s National teams, with overnight accommodation available on site at the […]

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10 Top Tips for Winter training from the FA

Over the coming months, many coaches will brave winter conditions to deliver coaching sessions to young players. Here, FA regional coach development manager, Martin Dighton, provides ten top tips to help fully engage with players when working outdoors. 1) Young children are not mini-versions of adults As much as they will be adults one day, […]

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Dear Grassroots……When did I become an employee of the parents??

We received an email from a coach at the end of his tether telling us he was quitting and the reasons behind. I would like you to make this email public so hopefully someone somewhere may learn from what I’m saying and stop with immediate effect treating grassroots coaches like employees.  I will start by […]

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HEADING IN TRAINING FA GUIDANCE

 AGE GROUP GUIDANCE U7, U8, U9, U10, U11 Heading should not be introduced in training sessions at this age. The Foundation Phase DNA aims to provide an enjoyable and memorable experience for young children. Priority at this age is fun engagement and the mastery of both the body and the ball. In today’s modern game, […]

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CHAIRMAN IN DESPAIR AS PITCHES ARE DESTROYED AND EQUIPMENT STOLEN

This is our Chairman for Seedfield Sports Juniors FC tonight, we’ve had people break in to the grounds who have been living onsite for the last week or so, they’ve ruined all 5 grass pitches for our age groups from U7’s up to up U18’s and they’ve also emptied our containers today, hundreds of kids unable to […]

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REDBRIDGE COUNCIL AND WEST HAM UNITED JEOPARDISE FUTURE OF GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL CLUB

A David Vs Goliath battle is brewing as a Grassroots club takes on Premier League giant and the local authority as their facility is set to be taken from under their feet. An official press release from the club reads as follows; “The future of Bealonians FC, a cherished grassroots football club with deep roots […]

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21st & 22nd of OCT – SHOW RACISM THE RED CARD WEEKEND OF ACTION

Show Racism the Red Card this October   Join us this Wear Red Day Show racism the RED card weekend of action and help us to fight racism every day.   How to take part   Get involved: you and your team to wear red or show your red card on the weekend of 21 […]

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RONNIES SECOND GO AT LIFE AFTER LIGHTNING STRIKE STOPPED HEART FOR 30 MINUTES

As reported last week 12-year-old Ronnie Wraith was struck by lightning on a football pitch whilst playing football representing the district of Hertfordshire. With 4 minutes left off the game to be played the unthinkable took place and Ronnie was struck to the chest by lightning! This resulted into a cardiac arrest and his heart […]

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ENGLISH FOOTBALL UNITES TO PROMOTE THE PLAY SAFE WEEKEND IN SEPTEMBER

English football unites this weekend to promote Play Safe – our countrywide nationwide campaign to focus attention of the vital importance of safeguarding across our national game. Our Play Safe campaign is endorsed by the NSPCC and will be supported this weekend across every level of English football, including the Premier League, EFL, Barclays Women’s […]

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Develop your players! Stop tapping up mine!

In the short time I’ve been a coach, I’ve seen too many fellow coaches moaning about their squads.   Even at the U8 age group, I often hear ‘he’s not good enough’ or ‘we need an established goalkeeper’.   Here’s a thought, develop your players. Too many coaches nowadays seeking those wins to feed their […]

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