Three things to think about on the golf course

By Mark Walker | December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

You may not be able to improve your technical game while you are playing, but mentally there are a number of things you can do to optimise your performence. Check out my video below for three areas to work on which could help improve your output on the golf course. For more tips on how…

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Eric looking for east London

By Dan Pope | June 8, 2009

Ex-Manchester United forward, Eric Cantona, rounded off a week of film promotion with a visit to a sports facility in Mile End Park, a facility built with the help of a £1m grant from the Football Foundation.

Asians in football

By Dan Pope | June 1, 2009

Club Website editor Dan Pope takes a look at the issue of the under-representation of Asians in British football.

Every weekend, parks and playing fields across the UK play host to a mass celebration of our national sport.

Like no other social vehicle, football at grassroots level football brings together people from all walks of life, cultures, races and backgrounds. It is only as you move up the football ladder that things start to change, particularly if you are a member of the Asian community.

Graham Poll answers your refereeing queries

By Dan Pope | May 21, 2009

Club Website’s refereeing expert Graham Poll answers your grassroots refereeing queries.

Controversy is part and parcel of football from junior leagues to the Champions League, from Hackney Marshes to Stamford Bridge… and wouldn’t the game be dull without it?

Whilst refereeing decisions cause debate throughout the game, those involved at the grassroots level don’t have the privilege of TV replays and studio pundits to pore over the big decisions… until now that is!

Time for Government to get tough with football

By Dan Pope | May 18, 2009

Politicians have a knack of avoiding straight questions with circuitous answers. It goes with the territory.

But coming from the north of England, sports minister Gerry Sutcliffe’s no-nonsense approach strikes a refreshing chord when it comes to discussing football’s most pressing issues.

National disability football festival proves huge success

By Dan Pope | May 13, 2009

Hundreds of school children from all over Wales took part in the final of the Welsh Football Trust’s disability league festival. 25 disability football teams attended the final – a culmination of two months of regional qualifiers.

'Blank canvas of opportunity' for kids' football coaches

By Dan Pope | May 11, 2009

FA Skills Coach Peter Glynn looks at alternatives to the ‘win at all costs’ syndrome. With the global media spotlight fixated, the contrast in playing styles and philosophies adopted by Europe’s footballing elite have been illuminated, if not a little over-examined in the last few weeks.

World 'keepy-up' record smashed!

By Dan Pope | May 1, 2009

Think you’re good at ‘keepy-uppies’? Can you juggle the ball for so long you get a bit bored? Well you ain’t seen nothing yet! Football freestyler Dan Magness today broke the Guinness World Record for this favourite footballers’ pastime by keeping the ball in their air for over 24 hours. That’s right… one whole day!

Hare today, gone tomorrow?

By Dan Pope | April 24, 2009

Is ’winning’ in youth football a sprint or a marathon? Peter Glynn, FA Skills Coach In an attempt to answer a coach’s question on how his grassroots club could become truly ‘developmental’ in their approach, I found myself, strangely enough, reading and subsequently pondering over the story of the Tortoise and the Hare.

Welsh football clubs and leagues reaping the benefits of free Club Website service

By Dan Pope | April 1, 2009

Football clubs across Wales are benefitting from a new partnership established this season between the Welsh Football Trust and Club Website, the UK’s number one provider of professional websites for amateur football clubs and leagues. The partnership, which began at the start of this season, has proved a great success across Wales with more than…

Winstone helps FA tackle pushy parents

By Dan Pope | March 16, 2009

Hollywood tough guy Ray Winstone has lent his support to the English FA’s Respect programme by starring in an online film aiming to improve parental behaviour on the touchline at youth football matches.

The film promotes The FA’s new Respect Parent Guide, which reaches out to grassroots football parents to set a positive example.

Don't X The Line's 'Respect the Referee' awareness weekend

By Dan Pope | March 13, 2009

This weekend – 13-15 March – football’s Don’t X The Line Campaign is working together with Premier League and Football League referees and assistants to raise the awareness of respect in the game of football. The match officials have agreed, for the second year running, to wear branded T-shirts promoting Don’t X the Line –…

Grassroots nominations wanted for 2010 New Year Honours

By Dan Pope | March 11, 2009

Is there someone at your club who gives their all to football at grassroots level? Do you know someone who goes the extra mile for the sake of their club or league? Do you want to see one of the thousands of volunteers that keep the amateur game ticking over rewarded for their efforts?