Teamer Spotlight: Westbury & United Banks

By Stewart Coggin | March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first part of a new feature, Teamer will be putting the spotlight on some of our users from around the world across different sports. First up is Westbury & United Banks Hockey Club, one of the biggest clubs in Bristol, England with over 120 registered league players. We spoke to Club Captain Will Jones…

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“Football has become middle class” – former Scotland international McLaren

By Dan Pope | March 22, 2017

Football has “become middle class” and is pricing some young people out of the game, according to former Scotland international Andy McLaren. The ex-Dundee United and Kilmarnock player, who now uses football to help young people from some of the most deprived parts of Glasgow, is concerned that the game is now “out of reach” for many…

ECB launches All Stars cricket programme

By Kris Barnes | March 21, 2017

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has launched the first nationwide entry-level participation programme for cricket, with the aim of getting 50,000 boys and girls excited by the game this year. A new generation of families will be introduced to cricket through All Stars Cricket, a grassroots initiative which starts in May. All Stars…

Six Steps Athletes Must Take To Look After Themselves

By Alan Goldberg | March 21, 2017

Many athletes take pride in being “tough” and pushing themselves to the limits. They are completely focused on their goals and apply all their energy towards the big game, race, or performance that is coming up. They wake up early to work out, put in extra practice time, go on muscle-building diets, and even sacrifice…

Registration open for Kick It Out’s Raise Your Game

By Kris Barnes | March 16, 2017

Kick It Out return for the third consecutive year to the Emirates Stadium, home of Arsenal FC, as the organisation hosts its annual Raise Your Game (#RYG17) national conference on Wednesday 26 April 2017. This FREE mentoring conference will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to engage with professionals from across the football industry. The…

FA to consider referee body-cams in a bid to combat abuse in grassroots football

By Dan Pope | March 15, 2017

The Football Association is to consider equipping grassroots football referees with cameras in a bid to reduce abuse directed towards them. The bold initiative is being considered by FA officials as part of re-launched Respect programme, following meetings with referee Ryan Hampson, who led a strike of over 2,000 grassroots officials this month. 18-year-old Hampson…

Five reasons why you aren’t performing

By Lauren Penny | March 14, 2017

In sport the majority of players and coaches tend to focus their time and energy on the physical part of the game, such as their skills and/or fitness, but what if I told you that you are missing out on another side of sport that many don’t know much about? Although both skills and fitness…

FA outlines plan to double female football participation by 2020

By Dan Pope | March 13, 2017

The Football Association has announced a new strategy for women’s and girls’ football which aims to double participation by 2020. The new ‘Gameplan for Growth’ outlines how the FA intends to “grow participation and create a sustainable and successful high-performance system to ensure England teams compete with distinction on the world stage at every age group.”…

The Week In Hockey – March 10

By Rod Gilmour | March 10, 2017

It just won’t seem the same at Sonning Lane. Those inch-perfect long raking passes that turns defence into attack in a split second . . . the powerful runs from deep down the flanks . . . an experienced eye snapping up scoring chances in between coaching from the sidelines. All, and more are going…

All Stars get surprise visit from King Kenny

By Dan Pope | March 9, 2017

A Scottish disability football club have received a surprise visit from a bonafide legend of the game. Stirling City All Stars – whose website is powered by Club Website – this week received a visit from Scotland and Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish MBE, who volunteered at the club for the day. The award-winning club provides football…

Let’s celebrate women’s and girls’ sport all year round

By Dan Pope | March 8, 2017

When International Women’s Day comes around, I like to imagine a future where my two young daughters, then grown up, don’t need to celebrate the achievements of women as part of the fight for a gender-equal world. A fanciful notion perhaps, given the pace of change in this area – only a century ago women didn’t even…

Five ways to deal with angry players

By Stewart Coggin | March 7, 2017

The major talking point from last weekend’s Premier League action was Alexis Sanchez’s stunning omission from the starting line-up for Arsenal’s tepid 3-1 defeat at Liverpool. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger claimed he left his best player out because he wanted to play more ‘direct’ football. It later emerged that there had been a training ground…

Host your own community football day

By Dan Pope | March 3, 2017

Would your club like to host a fun football festival showcasing the best of the local grassroots game, whilst boosting participation and recruiting new volunteers while you’re at it? If the answer to all of that is ‘yes’, then get your club signed up for a community football day. Each of the UK’s four national football associations –…