Posts Tagged ‘football’

Lionesses have done our game and country proud – Football Foundation

The Football Foundation paid tribute to the England Women’s team on their recent success at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. The UK’s largest sport charity, which focuses on investing in our grassroots game, said that the performances and the spirit that the team displayed over the last month has raised the profile […]

James Beattie helps mark Football Foundation’s 15th anniversary as he’s unveiled as an Ambassador Football Foundation

Former Southampton FC and England striker, James Beattie, was unveiled as the Football Foundation’s latest Ambassador today, when he visited The Blandford School’s third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), Dorset. It was James’ first engagement in his new role and forms part of the Foundation’s 15-year Anniversary celebrations. James, who has just been appointed […]

Former England Manager Graham Taylor supports grassroots cashback initiative

Grassroots sports clubs across the UK are in line for an early Christmas present if they shop with Club Cashback, a portal which generates a cashback reward for your club every time a purchase is made online with selected retailers. With over 2,000 retailers to choose from, including some of the biggest high street brands, […]

Lord Pendry impressed by new facilities at Centre that produced Nicky Butt

Lord Pendry returned the North West on Friday, where he was once the MP for Stalybridge & Hyde, to visit Droylsden Community and Sports Centre’s clubhouse and third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP). The newly opened facilities, funded by the Football Foundation, are already making a significant contribution to grassroots sport in the area. […]

Gareth Bale secures the real deal completing a £86 million world record deal – transferring to Real Madrid from Tottenham

Source Tottenham Hotspurs star Gareth Bale, has secured a transfer to the Spanish giants – Real Madrid. Gareth Bale has agreed to the wallet-busting £86.3million transfer fee, which sees the 24-year-old super star wave goodbye to Tottenham Hotspur. Welsh soccer star, Bale will personally take-home £90million over the next six year. This huge sum works […]

Mr Robins.. Heartbreaker

Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins has told BBC Sport that he was “the most embarrassed I have been as a manager” after his first league game in charge of his new club. The game ended in a 6-1 defeat away to Nottingham Forest, which followed closely on the heels of his first game in charge of […]

Munin Sports data-feedback Football App

Munin Sports from Denmark have recently created the first app that provides football players of all ages with data-feedback on their technical performance when they place their smartphone in a protected cradle on the patented rebounder m-station TALENT. Munin are passionate about football and computer games and their mission has been to combine the motivational elements […]

Choosing the right Football Boots

Without the right football gear you won’t be at your best. The basic FIFA rules regarding football equipment and clothing is simple: A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to himself or another player – that includes any kind of jewellery. Footballers should also use shin-guards that must be fully […]

How to protect yourself from career threatening sports injuries

Playing sports is one of the most enjoyable ways to keep fit. When you’re in the middle of a game or race, you’re not worried about how many minutes you’re running or how many reps you need to complete, you’re just having fun. Another thing that you’re probably not thinking about is that a career […]