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Raiders Trustees, Age Group Coordinators, Team Managers and Parents share their perspective on grassroots youth football. Great insight into grassroots football from an award winning youth football club.

  • Berkhamsted Raiders Tournament
    16/02/2021

    The changing face of grassroots football

    Keith Pollard, Raiders Chair of Trustees looks at how grassroots football has changed over the last ten years and how he sees the future. September 2007, Hemel Hempstead: My Berkhamsted Raiders U11s play their first game in the step up to 11 a side football. A 14-0 defeat played on a full-size pitch with full-size goals ...more
  • Futsal at Raiders
    04/02/2021

    Is futsal the future?

    Sean McKay, Raiders Age Group Coordinator and Futsal coach shares his insight into the future of futsal. Johannesburg, 11 July, 2010. “It’s broken for Fabregas, now it’s Iniesta, this is it, that’s the goal, Spain have surely won the World Cup”. Conservative estimates put the TV audience for the 2010 World Cup ...more

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