November 18, 2019
Creating an environment that ensures young children continue to enjoy the game over the winter months is crucial to their long-term participation within sport. This podcast talks about what coaches can do over the colder period to create the best possible environment for children.
November 8, 2019
Jonny and James talk about Football Tours and other ways to take children out of their comfort zones and into new environments. Have you or your team been on a football/sports tour or trip? What are your experiences. Please share, share, share!
November 4, 2019
James and Jonny share their views on why they value 'character' so much more than 'competency'.
October 20, 2019
Jonny and James tackle the not so positive aspects of youth football including those on the side-lines shouting at the referees... and children! The pair talk about how we can all create a more positive environment for kids to play football and have fun.
October 14, 2019
James and Jonny talk about the benefits and challenges of being a coach at grassroots level. Topics include knowing what to coach, being criticised by parents, not having enough or too many players and more!
October 7, 2019
Jonny and James take part in the FFF Cup Draw with each ball relating to a question that has been asked over the past few weeks by a football parent or coach.
September 30, 2019
At the request of a local footie Mum James and Jonny share their thoughts on 'Siblings in Youth Football' the pair talk about sibling rivalry, jealousy and troubles, but also the positive aspects of being an older or younger sibling - such as the chance to be a leader and role model.
September 23, 2019
Jonny & James share information about the FFF's delivery of the McDonald's Fun Football programme and discuss the barriers to entry for kids that would love to play... but can't!
September 18, 2019
New South Cambs & Herts Head Coach Luke Chadwick joins Jonny and James as the trio talk about football communities.
September 18, 2019
Jonny & James talk about the role that training and matches plays for children of all ages and abilities and ask 'What do you train for?' as they take a deep-dive into the intended outcomes of football training for kids and adults.