It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our highly regarded and much valued coach Richard Gedge. After being admitted into hospital at the weekend Richard developed complications from which he didn’t recover. Our heartfelt sympathy and love are passed to his children, wider family and friends. This news takes us with […]
A new Club project to sell donated used footwear (boots and trainers, etc.) has just been launched. Supplied by donations from players the money raised will help to buy equipment for the youth teams and also support the Clubs associated charity The Doxa Project. Club Kit and Equipment Manager Nathan Banks and work experience student […]
Saturday 10th November was a very big day for Sporting 87 FC A Team following their 4-1 win against Grundisburgh Reserves the previous Saturday. After starting the season with only one defeat in the first eight games in all competitions, the A Team faced Kesgrave Kestrels Reserves in the Touchline Suffolk and Ipswich League at […]
This year’s Sporting 87 Carol Service is with the Stowmarket Salvation Army Band. Friday 7th December, 7.30-8.30pm. West Road Church in Bury St Edmunds. IP33 3EW. Followed by coffee and mince pies – open to all.
Sporting 87 FC are delighted to announce a major new sponsorship deal with Getaway Cars / First Stop Travel. The deal will see the Getaway Cars logo on all youth and adult teams playing shirts. Last season Getaway cars sponsored the home and away playing shirts of the adulte First Team who play in the […]
Photo: Julian Read, Neil Van Holland, Jack Warnock and Nathan Banks (right to left) Sporting 87’s Under 18 team will head into the 2018/2019 season with a new coaching team in place as they look to consolidate on the Club’s best ever finish in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League. The coaching team has grown for […]
Sporting 87 youth has a long standing tradition and policy of encouraging girls to play in our Saturday morning mixed teams, but this year the Club is set to play a key part in a new initiative in recreational girls footy in West Suffolk. So why the need for something new?… We could at […]
Sporting 87 are delighted to announce a major new sponsorship deal with Getaway Cars. The arrangement will see Getaway Cars logo on the home and away playing shirts of the First Team who play in the SIL Touchline Division 1 along with the Club’s U18 Thurlow Nunn Team. Getaway Cars will also take major advertising […]
Sporting 87 FC are saddened by the death of Mike Ginn, who passed away early Wednesday evening. He leaves wife Fiona and daughter Hope who is a year old. Mike played for the Club for several years and was manager of the adults A Team until the beginning of the 2016/17 season, when he was […]
UFEA B Coach Julian Read is looking forward to the new U18 Thurlow Nunn Youth League new season. Sporting 87 FC based in Bury St Edmunds at the Victory Sports Ground started in the Bury and District League. Since those days the club is now an FA Chartered Community Club comprising 30 youth teams and […]
Youth Awards Event Over 1000 players, family and friends attended the Club’s ‘marathon’ youth awards event at West Road Church on Saturday. The packed standing-room-only event progressed in three parts from 9 o’clock in the morning through to 7 o’clock in the evening, with over thirty youth teams and their individual players being praised and […]
This weekend the Club held its anniversary event to celebrate the milestone of 30 years of football provision in the community. The Club was proud to reflect on its achievements and enjoy a great coming together of past and present members at Rougham Sports Field on Saturday. The day centred on the adult First Team’s […]
Congratulations to the following teams for Season 2016-17. U8 Omega: WAYS League Spectator Winner (joint) U9 Omega: WAYS League Fair Play Winner U9 Omega WAYS League Spectator Winner U11 Zeta WAYS League Fair Play Winner U11 Delta WAYS League Europa League Winner U11 Alpha WAYS League Champions League Runner-up U12 Delta WAYS League Europa League […]
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.
It’s a special anniversary for the Club this year, and so we’re holding a celebration event for all members, their family and friends, and special guests. We’d like everyone to come along and enjoy the afternoon. The event will take place at Rougham Sports Field/Hall, Almshouse Road, Rougham. IP30 9JN. The centre piece of the event will be a First Team league match and Sporting […]
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 […]
Just one year after attaining FA Community Charter Club status back in 2012 Sporting 87 was awarded best Community Charter Club in Suffolk; in 2014 the Club repeated the accolade and this year we’ve done it again! Mark Richards of sponsors McDonald’s and Suffolk FA Development Officer Jodie Allard are shown here presenting the award […]
Sporting 87 FC’s Jonathan Warnock, Andy Filkins and Cameron Brown [left to right] receiving the awards at Portman Road from Dave Porter, SFA Chairman [centre] and Richard Campbell, Suffolk Operations Manager, McDonalds Restaurants (awards sponsor) Bury St Edmunds based youth and adult football club Sporting 87 FC received three prestigious accolades from the Suffolk FA […]
Huge congratulations to 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 Award 2013 Cameron […]
Well deserved recognition and praise was given to James Price, Sporting 87 FC’s youth goalkeeper 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 […]
Sporting 87 Young Leader has been highly commended and awarded runner-up Suffolk Sports community young volunteer of the year.
Twelve teams from all over Suffolk took part in Sporting 87 FC’s girls tournament. The girls were joined by special guest Grace McCatty, England and Bristol Academy FC, who not only presented the participant awards, but also ran a technical training session and even demonstrated her refereeing skills. Billy Nolan, Nina Grant, Cerys Brown – […]