Changes to laws of the game
Ahead of the new campaign, here’s a re-cap of the main changes to laws of the game for the 2019/20 season… Dropped ball – Laws 8 & 9 Changes If play is stopped inside the penalty area, the ball will be dropped for the goalkeeper If play is stopped... Read more
Game Of Cones football practice
‘Game of Cones’ is a simple but really fun an effective football warm-up game to get kids focused and ready for their training sessions. Great to use with children of all ages, Game of Cones works across all four corners of player development; physical, technical, social and mental. Players... Read more
England’s first semi-final in 28 years? No it wasn’t!
England’s first semi-final in 28 years brought a nation together and once again made fans proud of their team. But while the majority of the country were left disappointed after the loss to Croatia when a Final against France was in their grasp, some people were keen to point... Read more
Reasons for optimism despite England’s missed opportunity against Croatia
Mario Mandzukic struck the decisive winner in Moscow to send England out of the World Cup and Croatia into the Final against France. Every Englishman will be proud of the performance of the England team this summer, they have been superb on and off the pitch, but this is... Read more
Who is Jadon Sancho?
He bagged a brace in England’s opening game of the FIFA U17s World Cup, a 4-0 victory over Chile, but exactly who is Jadon Sancho? During August’s hectic transfer window, much of the hype was around the millions of Euros, in fact hundreds of millions, changing hands at Barcelona.... Read more
Classic Football Games: Roberto Baggio’s Magical Kicks
The Champions League is back, and so is the iconic anthem
The Champions League is back and before the football begins our excitement will be pricked when that iconic Champions League anthem booms out from the TV. Every football fan and player knows the song and the unmistakable tune that makes the hairs stand up on the back of the... Read more
How a club operates on Transfer Deadline Day…
Ever wondered what actually happens on transfer deadline day? Football clubs try, often in vein, to bring in new recruits throughout the summer, but it regularly comes down to the eleventh-hour before their chase ends in success or failure. Transfer deadline day is silly season for teams looking to... Read more
“Coming to England would be a great challenge for him”
Barcelona’s Brazilian magician Neymar has been linked with a big-money move to Manchester United, while Chelsea and Manchester City are also apparently sniffing around the 25-year-old. And Ex-Arsenal and Samba Boys midfielder Gilberto Silva believes he would be a ‘fantastic’ addition to the Premier League, should he exit the  Camp Nou. Silva, a Premier League winner with the Gunners... Read more
Noughts and Crosses football practice
As Johan Cruyff once said: ‘you play football with your head, and your legs are there to help you’. Well here’s a great noughts and crosses football practice to get players young and old thinking outside the box. In this video, from JBFC Kids Football Coaching, the youngsters use... Read more