What's on & News

Sporting 87 FC have a new look…

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Sporting 87 FC have a new look… Click Here for more info …What stays the same is a commitment to provide the very best football experiences for all ages, from three to seventy three, all abilities, male and female. With over 600 children and 100 adults enjoying football games and lessons on a weekly basis, […]

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COVID19 Football Sessions

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Football is back! Sporting 87 are excited to announce that football is returning in August! And league games in late September! The first scheduled training sessions will take place on the week commencing the 17th of August, with some trial sessions taking place on Wednesday the 12th of August. We can’t wait for you all […]

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Football Coaching Opportunities

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“I started coaching in 1996 and I have been coaching with S87 for the last 3 seasons now. It has been without a doubt the best coaching experience of my journey. The club have some amazing provision for children and adults alike to play, but equally for those wanting to coach. Support in developing your […]

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UPDATED 13TH MAY 2020: Coronavirus and your football at Sporting 87

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13th May  Please see our emailed updated statement below in regard to the Covid-19 crisis. Dear Parents and Players, During this period the Club has worked hard to ensure its long term viability by first ensuring that it didn’t make a loss during 2019-20 season and secondly develop a budget for 2020-21 season, without being […]

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UPDATED 4 MAY: Coronavirus and your football at Sporting 87 FC

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4th May  Please see our emailed updated statement below in regard to the Covid-19 crisis. Dear Parents and Coaches, We hope this emails finds you well. During these past few weeks the Club’s Management Team have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure the future viability of the Club as a result of the […]

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Club Charity Golf Day 2020

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Sporting 87 are excited to announce that we will be running our second annual charity golf day on Tuesday the 7th of July at the Suffolk Golf & Country Club, Fornham St. Genevieve, IP28 6JQ. All are welcome, whether you are a keen golfer or not or whether you’re closely connected to the club or […]

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Club Community Charter Standard Acclaim

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For the eighth year running the Club has again been awarded the prestigeous FA Charter Standard Community Award. This acknowledges the most advanced level of club development and football provision. The Club is the only one in Bury St Edmunds and one of just over a dozen in Suffolk that can lay claim to delivering […]

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Richard Gedge, Our Great Loss

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our highly regarded and much valued coach Richard Gedge. After being admitted into hospital at the weekend Richard developed complications from which he didn’t recover. Our heartfelt sympathy and love are passed to his children, wider family and friends. This news takes us with […]

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First Team Match Programmes

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2019-20 2019-20 Programme v Cranes 25th Jan Articles: Sporting Futsal, My Story Lucas Moura 2019-20 Programme v Bacton 4th Jan Articles: Reserves Report, My Story Bruce Dyer 2019-20 Programme v Halesworth 7th Dec Articles: U9’s at Portman Road, My Story Josh Emmanuel 2019-20 Programme v Bures 30th Nov Articles: Programme Number 350, My Story Olivier […]

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Calendar

Topic: What's on

If you’d like to know more about any listing below email Info@Sporting87.co.uk 2020 January w/c 6th Mon: – Club youth training and matches ON – Club adult training and matches ON – Trust children’s and adult sessions ON 20th Mon TBD – Life Questions 27th Mon – Parent Reps meeting Staff 6th Mon – Youth […]

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Sporting 87 Carol Service 2019

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Struggling to get into the Christmas spirit? Start your festive celebrations with us at our annual Carol Service on Friday the 6th of December at West Road Church – IP33 3EW. Join us at 7:30pm for an hour of carols, mince pies and a short talk about what Christmas could mean to you!

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Club Awards 2018-19

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Youth Awards Event Over 1200 players, family and friends attended the Club’s 12 hour ‘marathon’ youth awards event at West Road Church on Saturday. The packed standing-room-only event progressed in four parts from 9 o’clock in the morning through to 9 o’clock in the evening, with over thirty five youth teams and their individual players […]

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Used Boots Sale Project Launched

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A new Club project to sell donated used footwear (boots and trainers, etc.) has just been launched. Supplied by donations from players the money raised will help to buy equipment for the youth teams and also support the Clubs associated charity The Doxa Project.  Club Kit and Equipment Manager Nathan Banks and work experience student […]

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Big Day for Sporting A Team

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Saturday 10th November was a very big day for Sporting 87 FC A Team following their 4-1 win against Grundisburgh Reserves the previous Saturday. After starting the season with only one defeat in the first eight games in all competitions, the A Team faced Kesgrave Kestrels Reserves in the Touchline Suffolk and Ipswich League at […]

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Sporting 87 FC Carol Service 2018

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This year’s Sporting 87 Carol Service is with the Stowmarket Salvation Army Band. Friday 7th December, 7.30-8.30pm. West Road Church in Bury St Edmunds. IP33 3EW. Followed by coffee and mince pies – open to all.

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New Major Club Sponsorship Deal

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Sporting 87 FC are delighted to announce a major new sponsorship deal with Getaway Cars / First Stop Travel. The deal will see the Getaway Cars logo on all youth and adult teams playing shirts. Last season Getaway cars sponsored the home and away playing shirts of the adulte First Team who play in the […]

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Sporting U18 reveal new Thurlow Nunn Youth League coaches

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Photo: Julian Read, Neil Van Holland, Jack Warnock and Nathan Banks (left to right) Sporting 87’s Under 18 team will head into the 2018/2019 season with a new coaching team in place as they look to consolidate on the Club’s best ever finish in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League. The coaching team has grown for […]

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New Girls-only Footy Teams and League

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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

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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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Mike Ginn: Sad News

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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