It is with great regret and sadness that I have to inform you that Joel Richards was a victim of the terrorist attack in Tunis last Friday.
Continental Star of the Midland Football League Premier Division are urgently looking for away friendlies on any of the above dates . 18th July 21st July, 25th July , 1st Aug- .
If any MFL Division 1 , 2 or3 teams can accomodate please contact Continental Star Fixture Secretary Simon Haynes 07906561750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Following the AGM held on 18th June, the constitution of the league has been agreed. The league welcomes its new members and looks forward to a fantastic second season. The new season will commence on August 8th for the Premier Division and Division 1. Divisions 2 and 3 will start on August 15th. Many of the leagues teams will begin their FA Cup journey on Saturday August 15th.
Alvechurch have appointed Ian long as their new manager. Long has waited no time in establishing an impressive squad bringing in a number of players from his former employer, Tividale. There are joint managers this season at Shepshed Dynamo with former Quorn boss John Folwell joining Jeff Stocking. This followed the resignation of assistant boss Paul Appleton. Coventry Sphinx are delighted and proud to announce that ex Coventry City FC legend Dave Bennett has become Club President. Dave Bennett commented upon his appointment, "I was surprised and delighted to be asked to become President of Coventry Sphinx Football Club. Hopefully we can work together and bring some great times to the club. I’m just pleased to be helping and giving something back to the community”. Dunkirk have two high profile home pre-season friendlies as Derby County and Sheffield United will be visiting the Ron Steel Sports Ground. League new boys Hereford FC are likely to be smashing attendance records throughout the league. With 870 season tickets sold, the support for the Bulls has surpassed all expectations. Expect their Edgar Street game against FC United to attract a huge attendance. Highgate United have signed goalkeeper Bradley Catlow in a permanent deal from Redditch united after a successful loan period last season. Westfields are looking forward to their games against new boys and neighbours Hereford. With their grounds less than 500yds apart, Westfields expect their biggest crowd ever at allpay.park
Ivor Green has returned as Atherstone Town manager just eight months after leaving Sheepy Road. He replaces Leigh Everett in the hot seat. Mark Taylor is the new man in charge at Bolehall Swifts after Carl Nolan had to stand down due to ill health. The MFL would like to wish Carl all the best in his recovery to good health. Heather St Johns have appointed Mark Kavanagh as their new manager. Hinckley AFC have made clear their promotion intentions with the signing of last season’s Premier Division leading goalscorer, Shane Benjamin, from Coleshill Town.
Cadbury Athletic looking to play a premier Division side on 18th July
Atherstone Town are looking for a friendly on 4th July
Pelsall Villa are after an away friendly on 11th July
Due to a number of last minute changes Bedworth United are looking for friendlies on the following dates. We would prefer to travel but may be able to accommodate
Saturday 11th July
Saturday 18th July
Saturday 25th July
Bedworth United FC
Job Title Midland Football League Coach (Men)
Position Reference REQ15388
Department Sports Development Centre
Job Family Operational Services
Grade and Salary Grade 4 £11.41 per hour
The Loughborough University football programme competes in the BUCS league and the non league football pyramid (step 5). We are looking for a highly motivated individual to work alongside the performance manager Michael Skubala in leading on the non-league competition area of the programme in line with the coaching structure and philosophy set out by the performance manager.
You will have a proven football coaching, leading ability and experience of working with high level players. With a minimum of a UEFA B licence and preferably FA youth awards or equivalent experience. You will also have good knowledge of non league football and current training processes
The postholder will work an average of 10 hours per week for 40 weeks between mid-July 2015 and mid-May 2016.
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 24 June 2015
Wednesday 17 June 2015
How to Apply:
Please complete the on-line application form
You may wish to refer to the Applicant Guidance Notes, if you encounter difficulties please contact our HR Department on 01509 222169.
For informal enquires please contact:
Michael Skubala, Performance Manager Tel: 07751 202054
If shortlisted for the position you will be contacted as soon as possible after the closing date. We will also contact you if we will not be taking your application further.
Good afternoon all
Thank you for the warm welcome at the recent Council meeting.
I am hoping to get the first newsletter out at the end of the week.
If you have any specific news you would like me to include please drop me an email.
I have been asked by a number of my press contacts for details of any friendlies that have been arranged. If you could send me details through, I will compile a list and forward it to the relevant agencies. Otherwise, i will attempt to compile a list from your websites.
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