Monday, January 27, 2020

Improving Pre-match Preparation: Game Realistic Warmups

Game Realistic Warmups I was at a 7-aside grassroots game recently where one team did a rondo and a short passing exercise as part of a warmup. The game kicked off, and for the rest of the game, they kicked...
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How to Grow Your Grassroots Football Club with an Open Day

Participations levels in grassroots football are still falling — despite the best efforts of the government, the FA and local associations. If you want to recruit the next generation of players, you’re going to need to reach out. One...

The Cost of Grassroots Football in England Is Rising — But it’s a Price...

Unless you’re involved in the business side of grassroots football, you probably don’t realise how expensive things can be at this level. After all, you wouldn’t necessarily think that some young people kicking a ball around on some grass...

Can a Windfall Tax on Premier League Clubs Save Grassroots Football?

There’s a long and well-established link between the state of grassroots football in England and the national team. When there’s a steady flow of talent coming through the lower echelons of the game, the future is usually bright for...