Monday, June 17, 2019

A Guide to Securing FA Affiliation for Your Club

Starting a football club can be a daunting prospect. As well raising funds, attracting players and securing a permanent home for your new club, there is also the matter of FA affiliation to attend to. While there are several...
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Child Welfare in Football: The FA’s Safeguarding Guidelines

In light of recent developments in relation to the sexual abuse of young footballers in the UK, it is incumbent on all coaches and football administrators to ensure their club is safeguarding the children it is responsible for. In reality,...

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...

5 Ways to Keep Children Engaged During Coaching Sessions

The key to unlocking the full footballing potential of a child involves regular, high-quality coaching sessions within an environment conducive to learning. Touch, control and technique are all mastered at a relatively early age, so concentration and dedication are...