Sir Geoff Hurst

Entries by Sir Geoff Hurst

In This World Cup Year, Remember the True Football Heroes

(0) Comments | Posted 2 February 2014 | (23:00)

In December last year I was in Costa do Sauipe on the Brazilian coast to help with the draw for the FIFA World Cup 2014. The excitement around the tournament has been growing steadily since qualifying for the competition began and now, some 130 days from kick-off, in this World...

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Grassroots Heroes Need Your Support

(4) Comments | Posted 8 July 2013 | (00:00)

The anticipation around the start of the 2013/2014 football season is already building with transfer rumours, managers coming and going and fans planning their away trips. But it's worth remembering that all of the football superstars, their fans and the hundreds of column inches dominated by the beautiful game owe...

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Ten Years of Teamwork: Growing the Grassroots Game

(5) Comments | Posted 25 March 2013 | (23:00)

Earlier this month the England women's football team won the Cyprus Cup for the second time, beating Canada in the final 1-0, in the latest in a series of recent successes for the team. Since 2007, they've have reached the UEFA Women's European Championship final, two FIFA Women's World Cup...

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