Saturday, August 17, 2019

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...

How To Explain the Offside Rule To Children

The offside rule is possibly one of the most difficult to understand rules in football, mainly because it is never described simply, so understanding it can be intimidating to kids. However, if you’re a coach there will be a...

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...

How To Encourage Playing Fair in a Young Football Team

When you’re teaching kids football, you have a responsibility as their coach to install in them a good sportsman’s attitude and a sense of playing fair. However, when a difficult situation arises it can be hard to know how...