A very special day at the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, Wembley

Chelsea Ladies Fa Cup

Being a parent is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but it can also be one of the toughest. One of the things that can get you through the tough days is remembering the proud moments. From their first smile to their first steps, a certificate of achievement to a medal, it is proof that the hard work and perseverance is worth it. Having six children, I do have quite a few very proud moments to look… Continue Reading “A very special day at the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, Wembley”

‘When I grow up, I’m going to play for Chelsea’ book review and giveaway

Chelsea book

Does your child dream of playing for their favourite football club? Playing football for your team is a rite of passage for many youngsters and at one point or another, all of my boys have dreamed of playing for Chelsea and had their rooms adorned with pictures of their favourite players, branded bedding and even signed shirts. We were sent “When I grow up, I’m going to play for Chelsea” book to review which is part of the ‘When I… Continue Reading “‘When I grow up, I’m going to play for Chelsea’ book review and giveaway”

#SSEWildcats Girls Football Club

#SSEWildcats Girls Football Club

Women in sport is a hot topic at the moment. Euro 2017 kicked off yesterday with both England and Scotland, who are in group D, playing on Wednesday evening, the Women’s Cricket World Cup is currently being hosted in the UK and the Wimbledon finals were held over the weekend. When I was at school girls were limited to Netball, Hockey, Basketball and Rounders but in this day and age girls are being positively encouraged to try their hand at… Continue Reading “#SSEWildcats Girls Football Club”

#CelebrateBetter with McDonald’s

Community Shield

McDonald’s isn’t the first company that you immediately think about when it comes to the beautiful game, but they have been involved with the FA since 2002 and have been tirelessly working to make grassroots football better; introducing better play to local communities by helping clubs, providing kits, arranging awards and hosting community football days. In fact back in 2011, Kian was lucky enough to be a player escort at Wembley thanks to them. This summer, McDonalds are looking to #CelebrateBetter,… Continue Reading “#CelebrateBetter with McDonald’s”

Falling out of love with the beautiful game!

Chelsea

I was a relative late comer to finding the fun in football, probably as my dad preferred motor sport and cricket. I used to work in a bar and always looked forward to the atmosphere that a football match brought, but didn’t really get wrapped up in particular team, until I met my husband he took me to my first football match. I was hooked! The atmosphere, the cheering, the banter – I loved it and for 16+ years I… Continue Reading “Falling out of love with the beautiful game!”