Steve Hale Goalkeeping School will be re-opening in September using current Covid-19 guidelines. This will be the 14th season we have been in operation and have coached hundreds of young goalkeepers who play for teams in the North Wilts Youth League. Applications are now being taken for the new season. With limited spaces available it […]
The F.A. have today issued guidance regarding the return of grassroots competitive training and matches. The full announcement on the F.A. website can be read by clicking this link A return to competitive football should only happen once clubs and facility providers have completed the necessary risk assessments and comprehensive plans are in place. The […]
FGR Community are offering free virtual soccer camps 3 days a week for the last three weeks of August, catering for two age groups (4-9 years and 10-14 years).
Monday 17th August Swindon Town FC Community Foundation are hosting a Grassroots Training Day on Monday 17th August between 10am and 1pm. The event is aimed at giving players from grassroots teams additional coaching from the STFC Community Foundation development coaches ahead of the new season. Players will also have the opportunity to test their […]
Wiltshire FA in partnership with Swindon Community Foundation have recently created an Inclusion Advisory Group, whose purpose is to increase participation, make football more inclusive and prevent discrimination within the game of football in Swindon and Wiltshire. Wiltshire FA in partnership with The English FA are asking all those involved in grassroots football, either as […]
Click here to visit the YSS website and to listen to NWYFL Committee Member, Andy Atwell, discussing youth football and the current situation with Your Sport Swindon’s George Stratford. Your Sport Swindon sponsor the NWYFL U13 League Cup, and the league are grateful for their continued support.
On Thursday the FA Council ratified the earlier decision to conclude the grassroots football season (http://www.thefa.com/news/2020/apr/09/fa-council-statement-090420). We are all disappointed that the season has not been able to be concluded in the normal manner, but against the bigger challenges that world is currently faced with, Youth Football is relatively insignificant at this time. If you […]
As you may have seen in the national news, the FA have released a statement this afternoon regarding grassroots football (see below). A further update will be issued by the league as soon as we have received details from the County FA. “We can now confirm that we have decided that all grassroots football is […]
Please follow this link to a Just Giving page that Lydiard Youth have set up to raise money for the COVID Warriors at GWH. “Weʼre raising £1,250 to help our covid warriors and frontline NHS staff at The Great Western Hospital in Swindon fight the coronavirus. We would like to give back.” https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/lydiardyouthfcswindon