Longwell Green Sports JFC Content provided by Paul Griffin, General Manager and Nicky Griffin, committee member   Longwell Green Sports JFC have been an outstanding club for years but have now had our best years ever, creating for our community a complete football provision for all working to our own club DNA/philosophy ensuring continuity, a solid management structure and respect/fair play in all we do.   Our aim is to meet the personal needs of everyone in our community enabling them to meet their personal goals with 62 children in recent years going on to higher levels and many more to come we are sure. We haveRead More →

Aylesbury Flooring Football Club Formed in the summer of 2014, Aylesbury Flooring Football Club began as a tight knit bunch of mates looking to enjoy the delights of Sunday morning football. Over three years on and into our fourth season, we are now established as one of the top Sunday football teams in the Home Counties, attracting crowds that surpass those of local semi pro clubs.   The club has amassed nine trophies over the first three seasons, originally starting in the Aylesbury Sunday league before its demise. Transferring over to the Chesham Sunday league last season saw the team reign supreme and claim a historicRead More →

Thirsk Falcons FC Thirsk Falcons FC is an integral part of sporting life in Thirsk as they continue to engage boys and girls at an early age into a structured, disciplined, sporting environment, nurturing their talents and providing a focus for their energy.  They offer the opportunity for young players to progress into senior football and are building a reputation as the ‘go to’ club for high quality football. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Debbie Ingoldsby to find out more about the work they’ve been doing lately.   Atmosphere  She told us, “There is a lot of excitement and anticipation for theRead More →

Wivenhoe Town FC Wivenhoe Town FC is a club that works hard to play an important role in their local community. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Chairman Mo Osman to find out more about how they’ve been getting along lately.   He told us, “The mood has been very low recently due to a poor beginning to the season, but a recent manager change I think will change that mood quickly.”  “It has been a very difficult beginning to the season with only eight points at the half way point of the season, with many injuries to key players and loss of players throughoutRead More →

Peebles Rovers Peebles Rovers are celebrating their 125th anniversary this year and they have plenty to be optimistic about as they look towards the future. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Neil Hobson to find out more.   Involvement  He told us, “I’ve been involved with the club for around a year having first got involved in the media section and it has snowballed from there. I took over as Secretary and at seventeen am the youngest in the history of the club. It is a very interesting role and I’m enjoying the challenges that it throws up.”  Atmosphere  “The atmosphere is veryRead More →

Herne Bay Harriers Football Club Herne Bay Harriers Football Club are celebrating their 20th Anniversary having been formed back in 1998. The club was founded with just three teams, but each season the club has grown and they now have 23 teams playing football. From teams aged from U6s to the U18s the current playing membership is one of the largest in East Kent.    Teams play their games in one of three leagues, the Faversham and District Youth League, The East Kent Youth League or the Kent Youth League. This caters for all players, accommodating the relative experience and allows everyone to play in aRead More →

Worksop Town Worksop Town is a club that is working hard at present to make sure that they have a solid foundation in place to enable them to enjoy a successful future. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with club representative Jake Brown to find out more.     FF: How long have you been involved and what first attracted you to the club?    JB: I first arrived at the Club late last season (around March 2017) so not very long really but it has been a quick and intensive learning curve. Worksop Town are a huge attraction in non-league football with a fantastic fan baseRead More →

Kiveton Park FC Kiveton Park FC is a club with a proud history and everyone involved has been working hard to ensure that they have a bright and successful future. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Lee Hicklin to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing.   Involvement  He told us, “I’ve lived in the village all my life but before this season I was merely a supporter that attended the odd game. My first love is Sheffield Wednesday – I’ve followed them up and down the country over the years – and it was while researching their history thatRead More →

Kirkby Colts FC Kirkby Colts FC is a fine example of a club playing an important role in their local community with a focus on teamwork, development and progression. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Chairman and co-founder Ben Newton to find out more about the club.   Beginnings  He told us, “Kirkby Colts FC was founded in 2012 by myself and a close friend of mine Phil Dawn. We basically did all the footwork and set the foundations we are continuing as a club today.   Unfortunately, Phil had his life taken in a tragic accident the week before our first training session. We carriedRead More →

Heybridge Swifts FC Heybridge Swifts FC is a fine example of the important role that a club can play in its local community. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Gary White to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately.   Beginnings  He told us, “I am a total football junkie, having been so since the day England won the World Cup on my 7th birthday on July 30th 1966. I had always been interested in non-league football as my dad used to take me and my brother to watch Barking play in the Isthmian League in the 1960’s andRead More →

Tadcaster Albion FC Four years ago Tadcaster Albion put plans in place to make it to National League North within ten years. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their Media and Communications Officer Jay Taylor to find out how they have been getting along lately.   Atmosphere  He told us, “The general mood at the club is positive. After a change of management team in the summer, the club decided to show confidence and instil faith in Michael Morton and Simon Collins. I2i Sports, who own Tadcaster Albion, also run a Football Academy in York which Morton and Collins have spearheaded for over two yearsRead More →

Gosforth Bohemian FC First established in 1894, Gosforth Bohemian FC has gone on to put together a history of which they have every right to be proud with their first team currently competing in the Northern Alliance 1st Division. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Merv Bell to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately.   Present  He told us, “It’s been a tough season to date for two of our three teams, but we are making progress. Our reserve team manager left the club in October to take on a paid coaching role in Durham. Thankfully one ofRead More →

Corby Town FC Corby Town FC has been enjoying some positive results lately as they look to put together a challenge for promotion. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative James McCafferty to find out more about the club.   Involvement  He told us, “I have been involved with the club for twelve years. I first went to watch Corby full time in 2004, I had been to games on and off before then but decided originally to support my friends dad, who at the time was Assistant manager, and then became manager a couple of months later.  I started off going on theRead More →

Immaculata FC Immaculata FC has made a strong start to the season and will be looking to continue in the same manner heading into 2018. Chairman Jim McKee recently took the time to tell us more about the good work that has been going at the club lately.    FF: How long have you been involved and what first attracted you to the club?  JM: I have been there over sixty years, I still attend the club four nights per week and all day Saturday, and what first attracted me to the club was the chance to play football in my local area as well asRead More →

Stonehaven Youth FC Stonehaven Youth FC does a fantastic job of providing young people in their local community with an opportunity to play the game in a safe and enjoyable environment. Football Focus magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Keith Ross to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately.   Involvement  He told us, “I have been involved with SYFC for around 3-4 years as an official. Reasoning on getting involved was due to the club requiring additional volunteers and in addition both my sons played with the club at the time. I also played many years ago for SYFC whichRead More →

Actonians LFC Actonians LFC is a club that enjoyed a great season last time around and are looking to build on that success in the new campaign. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with Club Representative Linda Fox to find out more.   Involvement  She told us, “I first joined the club as a player in 1999 when it was called Chiswick United and we were training in a local park on Saturday mornings. Having recently moved to London from Sweden I was a bit nervous at first but the friendly and welcoming atmosphere instantly made me want to sign up. It was the best decisionRead More →

Bedale Junior Football Club Bedale JFC is a fantastic example of a club that plays a vital role in their local community by providing young players with a chance to develop their skills in a safe and enjoyable environment. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their Chairman Tony Clark to find out more about the good work they’ve been doing lately.   FF: How’s the general mood down at the club at the moment?   TC: Very positive. We have just purchased more land under a project called “Football For All; Forever” and this means that we will be able to have a total of sixRead More →

Rutherford Football Club Rutherford AFC is a fine example of the progress that a club with a strong set up in place behind the scenes. Football Focus Magazine recently caught up with their Director of Football Sara Coxon to find out more about the club.   Involvement  She told us, “I have been involved in the club since I could walk; in fact, actually even before hand! My Dad, Steve Coxon, was the man behind Rutherford AFC and all that it is today. I wasn’t massively into football as a youngster but my little sister Katherine was; she was the reason my Dad first started offRead More →