What's on & News

New Girls-only Footy Teams and League

Topic: What's on

Sporting 87 youth has a long standing tradition and policy of encouraging girls to play in our Saturday morning mixed teams, but this year the Club is set to play a key part in a new initiative in recreational girls footy in West Suffolk.   So why the need for something new?… We could at […]

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New Club Sponsorship Deal

Topic: News

Sporting 87 are delighted to announce a major new sponsorship deal with Getaway Cars. The arrangement will see Getaway Cars logo on the home and away playing shirts of the First Team who play in the SIL Touchline Division 1 along with the Club’s U18 Thurlow Nunn Team. Getaway Cars will also take major advertising […]

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Calendar

Topic: What's on

If you’d like to know more about any listing below, please email Darren.Brown@Sporting87.co.uk October 2nd Mon – Bury Schools Partnership Primary Schools Girls Footy Festival 13th Fri – Suffolk FA WAYS Girls League season starts 14th Sat – Suffolk FA WAYS U7 Festival, venue Thurston 16th Mon – Life Questions 23rd Mon to 27th Fri […]

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Mike Ginn: Sad News

Topic: Archive

Sporting 87 FC are saddened by the death of Mike Ginn, who passed away early Wednesday evening. He leaves wife Fiona and daughter Hope who is a year old. Mike played for the Club for several years and was manager of the adults A Team until the beginning of the 2016/17 season, when he was […]

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Club youth and adult awards events see record numbers

Topic: Archive

Youth Awards Event Over 1000 players, family and friends attended the Club’s ‘marathon’ youth awards event at West Road Church on Saturday. The packed standing-room-only event progressed in three parts from 9 o’clock in the morning through to 7 o’clock in the evening, with over thirty youth teams and their individual players being praised and […]

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Sporting 87 FC Celebrate 30 Years of Community Football

Topic: Archive

This weekend the Club held its anniversary event to celebrate the milestone of 30 years of football provision in the community. The Club was proud to reflect on its achievements and enjoy a great coming together of past and present members at Rougham Sports Field on Saturday. The day centred on the adult First Team’s […]

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Club teams league & cup awards 2016-17

Topic: Archive

Congratulations to the following teams for Season 2016-17. U8 Omega: WAYS League Spectator Winner (joint) U9 Omega: WAYS League Fair Play Winner U9 Omega WAYS League Spectator Winner U11 Zeta WAYS League Fair Play Winner U11 Delta WAYS League Europa League Winner U11 Alpha WAYS League Champions League Runner-up U12 Delta WAYS League Europa League […]

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Football Club 30 Years Celebration Event

Topic: Archive

It’s a special anniversary for the Club this year, and so we’re holding a celebration event for all members, their family and friends, and special guests. We’d like everyone to come along and enjoy the afternoon. The event will take place at Rougham Sports Field/Hall, Almshouse Road, Rougham. IP30 9JN. The centre piece of the event will be a First Team league match and Sporting […]

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Sporting 87 FA-150 Grassroots Heroes Awarded by Prince William

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Sporting 87 Academy coach Rob Wiseman and Youth Club Chairman Darren Brown were among the FA’s 150 grassroots volunteers that received recognition for their work from FA President HRH Prince William at Buckingham Palace. Rob and Darren proudly represented Sporting 87’s wonderful volunteer work force and all grassroots volunteers throughout Suffolk at this prestigious event. Having two representatives from […]

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FA Community Club of the Year – for the 3rd time in five years!

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Just one year after attaining FA Community Charter Club status back in 2012 Sporting 87 was awarded best Community Charter Club in Suffolk; in 2014 the Club repeated the accolade and this year we’ve done it again! Mark Richards of sponsors McDonald’s and Suffolk FA Development Officer Jodie Allard are shown here presenting the award […]

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Sporting 87 FC Triple County FA Awards Success

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Sporting 87 FC’s Jonathan Warnock, Andy Filkins and Cameron Brown [left to right] receiving the awards at Portman Road from Dave Porter, SFA Chairman [centre] and Richard Campbell, Suffolk Operations Manager, McDonalds Restaurants (awards sponsor) Bury St Edmunds based youth and adult football club Sporting 87 FC received three prestigious accolades from the Suffolk FA […]

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Cameron Brown Wins FA National Coach of the Year Award

Topic: Archive

Huge congratulations to Cameron Brown who has won National Coach of the Year. This superb attainment follows on from a long list of achievements for Cameron. In July 2014 he won FA Young Volunteer of the Year Award, the previous November he was ‘highly commended’ for FA Young Volunteer of the Year Award 2013 Cameron […]

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James Price Wins EDF Engergy Award

Topic: Archive

Well deserved recognition and praise was given to James Price, Sporting 87 FC’s youth goalkeeper coach this weekend when he was awarded the much sought-after accolade of EDF Energy Young Community Volunteer of the Year, at the Suffolk Sports Awards, held at Trinity Park, Ipswich. James received his award from EDF Energy’s Niki Spatchett. James […]

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England Star Special Guest at Sporting 87 Girls Tournament

Topic: Archive

Twelve teams from all over Suffolk took part in Sporting 87 FC’s girls tournament. The girls were joined by special guest Grace McCatty, England and Bristol Academy FC, who not only presented the participant awards, but also ran a technical training session and even demonstrated her refereeing skills. Billy Nolan, Nina Grant, Cerys Brown – […]

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