Indoor football restriction lifted for youth football

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 […]

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New Government and FA guidelines ease restrictions

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 […]

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UPDATE 15th June: Coronavirus and your football at the Sporting Trust

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 […]

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Sporting 87 FA-150 Grassroots Heroes Awarded by Prince William

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 […]

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Cameron Brown Wins FA National Coach of the Year Award

Huge congratulations to Academy Lead Coach Cameron Brown who has won National Coach of the Year. 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 was ‘highly commended’ for FA Young Volunteer of the Year […]

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James Price Wins EDF Engergy Award

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 […]

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