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FREE summer soccer schools and Streetkick

The FURD team will be out and about in the Sheffield and Rotherham area over the summer holidays with Streetkick, our mobile 3-a-side football pitch, and coaching schools. You can have a game, or volunteer to help, at the following events – or phone us for more information on 0114 2553156/2553165. (Dates may be subject to change – please check before making a journey).

Summer soccer schools: We’ll be running FREE week-long coaching schools in four locations across Sheffield, as follows: 29th July-2nd Aug: Darnall; 5th-9th Aug: Mount Pleasant Park; 19th-23rd Aug: Parkwood High School. All sessions run from 10am till 3pm.

Additionally the year-round coaching school at Sheffield Works Department, Heeley Bank Road, is still happening on Saturdays from 12 till 2pm.

Work with refugees and asylum seekers: FURD has teamed up with the Northern Refugee Centre, thanks to a grant from the Home Office Refugee Integration Unit, to run some free football coaching and a tournament for refugees and asylum seekers. The sessions are at Goodwin Sports Centre, Northumberland Road, Sheffield, on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7th to 30th August, 4-6pm. People wanting to attend must register before 7th August – contact FURD for details of how to register.

Streetkick: all events are in Sheffield unless otherwise specified.


Thurs 1st: Mount Pleasant, Sharrow Lane: 1-4pm

Sat 3rd: Gilroyd Social Club, Dodworth, Barnsley, 11-3pm

Sun 4th: Sheffield United FC Open Day, 11-4pm

Tues 6th & Wed 7th: Devonshire Green, 1-6pm

Fri 9th: Caribbean Sports Club Sports Day

Sat 10th: ‘Imagine’ event, Abbeyfield Park, 12-4pm

Mon 12th: Rotherham Rugby Club, 1-4pm

Tues 13th & Wed 14th: Devonshire Green, 1-6pm

Sat 17th: Rother Valley Country Park (to be confirmed)

Mon 19th: Rotherham Rugby Club, 1-4pm

Tues 20th & Wed 21st: Devonshire Green, 1-6pm

Thurs 22nd: Springfield School, Playscheme, 1-6pm (tbc)

Tues 27th & Wed 28th: Devonshire Green, 1-6pm

Sat 31st: Sure Start Community Fun Day (tbc)

Sept: Sat 7th: Rotherham Show

Other events:

Sat 24th: Junior 5-a-side tournament, Fir Vale

Sun 25th: Under-13 and under-16 5-a-side tournament, Woodbourn Road, Darnall.

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