The Government Roadmap Step 4 has been implemented and indoor spectator restrictions have been removed. Even with restrictions lifted all players and parents/carers must continue to abide by Sporting Trust and facility partners’ protocols, which are based on advisory Government notices for reducing the risk of spreading Covid-19. This includes continued mask wearing and social […]
With all child and adult, outdoor and indoor football now able to take place with social distancing guidelines, we eagerly await Roadmap Step 4 where spectator restrictions are removed. We anticipate this to be 21st June, but this is a ‘proposed’ date by the Government and is subject to review. All session joining instructions will […]
The FA has provided an update on the return of outdoor grassroots football and support available to clubs across the grassroots football community. On Monday 29th March, as part of the next stage of the Government’s roadmap out of national lockdown, outdoor sports facilities can open, and organised outdoor football can take place. Then from […]
Hi players, parents and carers The Prime Minister in his lockdown speech advised that Lockdown-3 restrictions are likely to remain until at least after the school half term holiday, probably the end of February. Therefore during this time we will again implement similar arrangements to previous ‘enforced rest periods’ regarding memberships and payments. Please consider […]
We hope all our customers and their families are well and stay safe through this period. Our mission remains to protect and serve our customers, keep our staff and partners safe and ensure the ongoing viability of our community organisation. After the Government Lockdown-2 announcement last weekend the FA have followed this week with confirmation […]
The Sporting Trust’s policy is to take the guidance of the Government and FA, and apply it to our sessions, but there is some leeway in what we can then do by choice, e.g. we have taken the stance of not allowing spectators at our Academy sessions. This month we have been allowed to return […]
The current national Covid-19 situation presents us with positive but slightly complicated options going forward. In line with new Government and FA guidance we can now have larger groups and tackling in our activities. Therefore we can return to our regular match formats in our sessions. Note social distancing must still be observed outside of […]
15th June Please see our [web-published] updated statement below in regard to the Covid-19 crisis. Dear Players and Parents/Carers During May and the first half of June with the generous support of many individuals through gifts and loans, the Trust has again provided remote support, home footy drills and online social activities. The Trust continues […]
Well done to Club team coach and Trust Academy goalkeeper specialist James Price who gained his FA Goalkeeper Level 2 qualification this week – a rare accolade indeed.
After many months of hard work & commitment congrats to Terry House & Phil Enderby who have been awarded their FA Level 2 qualification.
Congrats S87 Senior Ladies Futsal Team being in the finals of the FA People’s Cup. Tonight’s prep: head to head in the drag-back challenge!
Sporting 87 Academy coach Rob Wiseman and Youth Club Chairman Darren Brown were among the FA’s 150 grassroots volunteers that received recognition for their work from FA President HRH Prince William at Buckingham Palace. Rob and Darren proudly represented Sporting 87’s wonderful volunteer work force and all grassroots volunteers throughout Suffolk at this prestigious event. Having two representatives from […]
Huge congratulations to Academy Lead Coach Cameron Brown who has won FA National Coach of the Year, being presented with his award at Wembly this week. This superb attainment follows on from a long list of achievements for Cameron. In July 2014 he won FA Young Volunteer of the Year Award, the previous November he […]
Well deserved recognition and praise was given to James Price, Academy Junior Coach this weekend when he was awarded the much sought-after accolade of EDF Energy Young Community Volunteer of the Year, at the Suffolk Sports Awards, held at Trinity Park, Ipswich. James received his award from EDF Energy’s Niki Spatchett. James is one of […]
Academy assistant coach Danny Hill has been highly commended and awarded runner-up Suffolk Sports community young volunteer of the year.