Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

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. […]

Football legend Brooking opens outstanding new sporting facility in Thamesmead

Football legend Sir Trevor Brooking CBE showed his support for grassroots sport today at the official opening of Sporting Club Thamesmead, where an outstanding new changing pavilion, floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), and multi-use games area (MUGA) have been built thanks to funding through the Football Foundation, the country’s largest sports charity, […]

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 […]

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 […]