Holsworthy Association Football Club Holsworthy AFC has enjoyed a fine start to their season with a number of sides enjoying positive results. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their First Team Manager Liam Dart to gain an insight into their success.   Involvement  He told us, “I have been involved with the club for 22 years on and off since I was eight years old playing youth football from under 12s to under 16s, before going on to play for the 1st team in two different spells. For the past three and a half years I have been manager of the 1st team with heavyRead More →

Leys Park Football Club Leys Park FC was established as a youth football team in 2000. We have been a well-established football club for more than fifteen years. We have played our football in several different leagues including the Barking Youth League, Echo Junior Football League and the East London & Essex League.  We are a local family club, based within the Dagenham/Goodmayes area. All Coaches associated with the club have a full Enhanced DBS check and a minimum Level 1 Football Coaching Qualification. All committee members meet the requirements that have been set out by the Football Association. We also have a Facebook Fan page where information is updated aboutRead More →

Middlesbrough Women Football Club Middlesbrough Women FC is a club that is playing an important role in their local community by providing people with the opportunity to play the game and reach their full potential. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their Secretary Matthew Hutchinson to find out more.   Involvement  He told us, “For me, as a starting point, I wanted to be involved in an ambitious club, where as a coach, which I wanted to do, to begin with, it was an exciting opportunity. I started in the Reserve set up, but spent a lot of my time at First Team training, watchingRead More →

St Just Youth Football Club St Just Youth FC is a fantastic example of a club providing young players with a chance to play the game in a safe and enjoyable environment whilst helping them to reach their full potential. Sport in Profile Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Mark Strick to find out more.   He told us, “I have been involved in the Club since its formation about six years ago (as founder with my partner). I had always played my football at St Just FC throughout my life so it was always going to be the location for the Youth Football Club.Read More →

Three Bridges Football Club Three Bridges FC worked hard during the off-season to ensure that they are well prepared for the new campaign and have been rewarded with some positive early results. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Alf Blackler to find out more about the club.    He told us, “I joined in 1971 when I met players and officials of the club at my friend’s stag do. The Coach at the time, Alan Bell, who is now our Club President and served as Chairman for twenty years, suggested I come down to train with the club. I soon proved that IRead More →

Barnston Association Football Club Barnston AFC head into the new campaign with plenty of optimism having appointed a new manager in the summer and have enjoyed a positive start up to now. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their Chairman Bob Tyler to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately.   He started by telling us about his involvement saying, “I was contacted to run Barnston Reserves, as they had 150 goals scored against them and I was confident I could do better. I had had a motor bike accident which finished my footballing days so this was a chance toRead More →

Oxford United Women Football Club Oxford United Women FC is a club that has been making tremendous progress in recent times. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their General Manager Ruth Senior and First Team Manager Andy Cook to gain an insight into their success.   FF: How long have you been involved and what first attracted you to the club?  RS: I have been working for the club since 2015 when I started as a community coach and progressed my way up the club, taking over the Women’s team in November last year. What attracted me to the club was the opportunities they offeredRead More →