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10:43, 22 NOV 2023
Grassroots football thrives in Wigan thanks to local charity
Dementia charity, Belong at Home, is thrilled to be sponsoring Hindley Juniors FC with brand new kits
‘Abuse is at its peak’ - Teenage Manchester referee’s stark warning about the future of football
"Within the refereeing community, it’s said that the only thing that hasn’t happened yet, is a referee getting murdered."
There's a Manc football team with a big following in the Far East - and it isn't City or United
'We want to help more people and encourage Hong Kong teenagers or young children to play football. We also want to promote the Hong Kong culture and integrate into society'
Family blast FA after junior footballer, 15, banned for five years over alleged spitting incident
Jake Dowling was banned for five years for allegedly spitting at a referee but he denies the accusation and his family have been left furious by the decision
Manchester grassroots football club celebrating as two young sides win tournament in Netherlands
Whalley Range Under-15s took two teams to a double Netherlands tournament earlier this month and were victorious in both of their respective categories.
From schoolboy footballer to professional academy player: Model being introduced across schools in the UK - win a free place
15-year-old Luca used this incredible model to help him achieve his football goals, and you can too with this competition
UK's youngest football manager, 21, says he is constantly sent online death threats
"My Twitter DMs are full of troll messages. I have somebody message me three or four times a week saying 'I hope you die in a hole'"
'I ran over to the pitch and his heart had stopped...I just went into autopilot'
Eric Mann - believed to be Greater Manchester's oldest ref - is now out of a coma in hospital
Greater Manchester's oldest football referee Eric, 82, collapses five minutes into game with heart attack
Family and friends are rallying round 'grassroots football legend' Eric Mann as he receives treatment in hospital
Manchester football coach crowned FA's National Grassroots Coach of the Year
Rachel Robinson was given the honour during the Community Shield clash between Man City and Liverpool.
New report details damage caused to grassroots football by cost of living crisis
As the cost of living sores grassroots football clubs are continuing to suffer as a result.
Get your grassroots football kit paid for as Kick N Mix looks for a team to adopt
Sign up to Kick N Mix now for up-to-date information about our biggest-ever competition
Manchester's 'worst football team' who were beaten 26-0 get help from Premiership legend
“Eventually it culminated in a match where we had one defender and no goalkeeper"
Win a tour of Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium with Kick N Mix
Manchester United FC
Our grassroots football newsletter Kick N Mix is offering 10 lucky winners a pair of stadium tours.
Junior football ref praised for heartwarming gesture towards 6-year-old girl playing her first game
Our grassroots football newsletter Kick N Mix reports on the touching pictures that went viral on social media this week
Youth football coach says he was banned after taking his young players off the pitch to protect them from homophobic abuse
Darren Wildman says his players, who are 16 and 17 years old, were called a 'nasty homophobic slur'
Major revamp of popular Turn Moss pavilion in Stretford set to begin
The area was turned into a village green and given protected status last year
Grassroots Sports Special: Find out how to enter your team now
Calling all grassroots sports teams, send in a photo of your team today
Win sports vouchers worth £100 for your kids in our Kick n Mix grassroots football competition
Sign up to our grassroots football newsletter, Kick N Mix, to be in with a chance of winning £100 of sports vouchers
From supporting local charities to grassroots football: The reasons why Stockport County is a pillar of the community
Stockport County FC
Based at Edgeley Park, the beloved football club has been based right in the heart of Stockport since 1902
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