The FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football awards are back!

The FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards are back for 2020, and we’re inviting online nominations to celebrate the local football heroes, clubs and leagues who make a positive difference across their communities. During these difficult times, the awards are a chance to celebrate the work which goes into the grassroots game and say a big thank you to… VIEW

ECFA U10’s Futsal Qualifiers

Brentwood Community Football Alliance TEAMS ONLY Saturday 6th January 2018  9:00 – 12 (12 places U10’s) Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre, Chelmsford, CM1 1FG Booking Form Payment (Please note the booking process this year, is the same as when you use our website to book a coach education course. You will need your FAN… VIEW

The England DNA Foundation Phase

The England DNA Foundation Phase Pete Sturgess Coaches, check out the new Out of Possession explanations and extra detail to help you understand more about the England DNA and how it relates to the young players you coach. You will find it in both the U5-8 and 9-12 technical cards so make sure you have… VIEW

Nick Levett: To stick or twist in player position development

Nick Levett, Talent Identification Manager at The FA, explores the potential benefits for young children of playing in different positions. It’s a hot topic in youth football that rears its head regularly, not one that’s as contentious as sideline behaviour or the intricacies of coaching, but still vital in the scope of player development.  Take… VIEW

Phone-In Funding Surgery

Are you a voluntary or community organisation which is working to improve information, advice and guidance in health and social care? If so, Essex Community Foundation are holding a Phone-In Funding Surgery to help you identify if there is support available for your work and talk you through the process of applying for a grant.… VIEW

The Lionesses are coming to Essex

LIONESSES SET FOR NOVEMBER DOUBLE-HEADER England Women will play the second of two key World Cup qualifiers in Colchester in November. The Lionesses will face Kazakhstan at the Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday 28 November (7.05pm KO).   They will play Bosnia & Herzegovina at Banks’s Stadium in Walsall on Friday 24 November (7.05pm KO).    Tickets go on… VIEW