From the Parent’s Point of View: Mark Hill

Youth football in England is changing. From facilities to pitch sizes to player needs, the Football Association (FA) overhauled its approach in 2012 following their youth development review. As well as the major changes such as reducing the number of players on teams, age appropriate pitch sizes and laws of the game (roll-ins and a… Read more

BBC Sport Get Inspired


Get Inspired is a pan-BBC initiative to promote participation and encourage individuals to get involved in grass-root sports activities. Plans for coverage of the summer’s key events include highlighting Get Inspired to the large broadcast and online audiences and pointing them towards athletics activities taking place in their local area. Check out the easy to… Read more

Funding a future champion


Sport doesn’t have to be an expensive pastime but as many parents discover, as soon as your child starts to pursue it seriously, it can quickly become so! So what do you do if you’ve got a budding champion of the future in the household? The good news is that if a member of your… Read more