Team sports can aid career success for women – report

By Stewart Coggin | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new report has suggested that playing youth sport can help women achieve more in their careers. The Imagination Gap report commissioned by Atlassian, in partnership with the AFL Women’s League, aims to start a conversation about the link between team sports, role models and leadership success. According to the survey of 1000 respondents, 82%…

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Poll result: Goal line technology gets the thumbs up

By Dan Pope | October 30, 2008

Club website readers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of an introduction of goal line technology in top flight football. In Club Website’s latest poll, 69% of readers voted in favour of the possible change, which would help eradicate high profile and often costly mistakes by officials in professional football.

Kick it Out Weeks of Action: 16-28 October

By Dan Pope | September 22, 2008

Communities of all races, cultures and religious beliefs will come together for a fortnight in October to back the unifying message of ’One Game, One Community’. Organised by Kick It Out, football’s anti-racism campaign, the One Game, One Community Weeks Of Action is one of the most prominent equality and community engagement initiatives in the…

Wembley appearance a 'dream come true' for Cowling lads

By Dan Pope | September 8, 2008

Two Club Website competition winners fulfilled every schoolboy’s dream last night when they got the chance to show their skills on the hallowed turf at Wembley. Alasdair McEwen and Rhys Thomas of Cowling FC won places in a soccer skills session with Alan Shearer before the big game at Soccer Aid 2008.

Wembley’s road to Wembley cut short

By Dan Pope | August 22, 2008

Following their disappointing 1-1 draw with Royston last Saturday, Wembley FC lost their Extra Preliminary Round replay this week to exit the competition at the first hurdle.

Despite starting the ties as favourites, the Combined Counties Premier Division side lost the replay 4-0 at Royston’s Garden Walk ground.

FA chief talks football with Club Website

By Dan Pope | August 19, 2008

The FA Cup was on display at Wembley FC this weekend, but the famous old trophy wasn’t the only surprise guest at their FA Cup tie with Royston FC. FA Chief Executive Brian Barwick was an interested spectator at the match, one of 203 fixtures that took place in the Extra Preliminary Round last weekend.

Wembley keen to improve for FA Cup replay

By Dan Pope | August 18, 2008

In the shadows of the Wembley arch, Club Website’s Wembley FC drew 1-1 with Royston in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round on Saturday.

In a tight and often scrappy game, the home side came back from a goal down at half time to secure a replay at Royston’s Garden Walk ground tomorrow (Tuesday) evening.

Wembley so near yet so far for Club Website team

By Dan Pope | August 16, 2008

The most famous trophy in club football was on display today as the 2008/09 FA Cup kicked off at Wembley. This was no multi-million pound stadium, however, but the humble surroundings of Vale Farm, home of Wembley Football Club.

Sitting in the shadow of the world famous archway, Wembley FC have the shortest road to Wembley of all the 762 teams who have entered this season’s competition – 2 miles to be precise – but they also have the longest road possible at the same time.

Premier League stars say ’Get On With The Game’

By Dan Pope | August 13, 2008

Chelsea captain John Terry joined Premier League colleagues yesterday to launch ’Get On With The Game’, a programme to improve standards of behaviour in the Premier League this season.

In line with the FA’s Respect programme announced last week, Premier League players, managers and chairmen have signed up to charters detailing standards of acceptable behaviour in the season ahead.

ITV to cover Club Website team's FA Cup tie

By Dan Pope | August 11, 2008

Club Website’s Wembley FC are to appear on ITV this weekend in the first round of matches in this season’s FA Cup.

The Combined Counties Premier Division side, whose website is hosted by Club Website, take on Cambridgeshire side Royston in the FA Cup extra preliminary round at 3pm on Saturday 16 August.

Sign up to the Respect programme

By Dan Pope | August 5, 2008

The FA is inviting every league in England to sign up to the principles of the Respect programme and to introduce some practical steps at club level to ensure football is played in a safe, positive environment from this season.

The scheme, which underwent a successful pilot at the end of last season, is free to join and there are resources available to support clubs to introduce Respect.

Football chiefs welcome Respect initiative

By Dan Pope | August 5, 2008

Football chiefs throughout the game today welcomed the FA’s Respect programme, a cross-game approach dedicated to improving standards of behaviour at all levels of football in England.

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore said: “Football engages, motivates and inspires – but at times we know it can spill over and get ugly. We all have a responsibility to deal with these excesses, and I sense there is a commitment from all quarters of the game, including the media, to deal with it.

FA unveils details of Respect programme

By Dan Pope | August 5, 2008

The Football Association today unveiled their plans for the Respect programme, a cross-game initiative dedicated to improving standards of behaviour at all levels of football in England.

Following a successful 10-week pilot at grassroots level last season, the programme will be implemented at all levels of the game in this coming season, encompassing respect towards match officials but also the conduct of overly-competitive coaches and parents on the sidelines at grassroots youth games.