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AN EDUCATIONAL PROJECT FUNDED BY THE EU ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME 

Football Makes History brings together history educators and youth workers from all over Europe to develop new educational resources that can help young people explore European history and heritage through the lens of football, as well as use football to tackle social exclusion.

SALISBURY F C

The NCFA advocate football for all. The NCFA accommodate football in all formats. The NCFA facilitate mixed ability – mixed gender football. Therefore, when we heard about Salisbury F.C we were keen to learn more. In the knowledge that Wiltshire FA’s Charter Standard Club of the year, 2018 and 2019, were carving into the conventional grass roots fraternity a football for fun approach; the NCFA sent Paul Cooper with a quill and a pot of ink, to find out more.  Click here to read interview with Dr Debbie Sayers

PARENTS NEED TO WATCH THIS

Erasmus+ supports League Football Education; becoming a professional footballer is the dream goal for many young boys and for many the Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (ASE) is the first step on that road. Unfortunately it can also be the end of the journey – when a professional contract is not forthcoming and they are released by their clubs at the end of the ASE. Click here to view short film

UEFA FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN’S EXHIBITION

UEFA FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN want all children to be able to live their dreams by playing football regardless of their situation, believing that football has unique ability to make a difference to people’s lives. Click Here for More Exhibition Details

UEFA FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN

Report, We are happy to present you the latest UEFA Foundation activity report, covering season 2017-18. Activity report 2017-18  Rapport d’activité 2017-18  You can follow the foundation’s activities on our official website https://uefafoundation.org/ and social media Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

CITY OF ANGELS

The NCFA have long lobbied the professional game here in the UK to provide football for children for free.  It is a concern for many soccer facilitators in the USA who are now challenging their football authorities to recognize and provide access to the children’s game for the growing majority that can not afford to play.  Is it about time that the game’s world governing body got on board?  Read a non profit organization’s argument to support free football here

UEFA FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN

UEFA and the United Nations helped to raise €605,000 for the UEFA Foundation for Children to fund humanitarian and development projects around the world. On 21 April, UEFA and the United Nations Office at Geneva joined forces to stage the Match for Solidarity charity football match. Aside from the game, between teams captained by Ronaldinho and Luís FigoRangers Read Press Release here

UNDER THREAT

Ecclesall Rangers has more than four hundred members.  Martin Windle, Chairman and Welfare Officer, founded the club more than twenty-eight years ago.  Martin is passionately campaigning to retain and safeguard the Home Ground.   Sign the petition  and Read the story here

COME THE WHISTLE – Revisted

Paul Cooper revisits a period when national papers and the BBC were tripping over themselves to cover the outrageous behavior of parents on the touchlines of children’s football.  The fervour for blaming the children’s grass roots game for the England team’s lack of success. Read the article here