Football

Brixington Blues FC scores new kit thanks to Exmouth McDonalds

Authored by Mary

Local grassroots football club Brixington Blues had cause for celebration this weekend after receiving a new football kit, courtesy of the McDonald’s restaurant in Exmouth, owned by Franchisee David Shawyer.

The Under 14’s team visited the restaurant at Liverton Business Park on Saturday to be presented with their new kits which will be used for fixtures this year.

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Free taster session to help local overweight and obese men

Authored by Mike Page

The Plymouth MAN v FAT Football league is offering a free tester session for any local men that are looking to live a lighter, fitter and healthier life.

In preparation for the start of the 2nd league men aged 16+ with a BMI over 27.5 are invited to dig out their football boots and come along and try the MAN v FAT experience for free on Monday 13th May.

Since it started in...

Kitchen TVs to the Rescue as World Cup Kicks Off

Authored by plymouthdailynews

Spare TV in the kitchen helps Plymouth families avoid World Cup clashes of their own according to Häfele survey

Love it or loathe it, for the next couple of months there’ll be no escaping it; the 2018 World Cup is upon us, ready to polarise the nation’s TV opinions once again.

More than 20 million UK viewers tuned in at home four years ago and there’s no doubt that the...

Argyle player is no match for charity football team in Sport Relief kick about

Authored by Mary

On Wednesday (21st March 2018) local youth football team Plymouth Hope enjoyed a training session with a difference with a visit from Plymouth Argyle’s Gary Miller, for Sport Relief.

Plymouth Hope’s Under 12s took on Gary Miller in a penalty shootout, as the whole nation joins forces to try and beat 1 billion steps a day during Sport Relief this week.

The project, which has...

Premier League Primary Stars offers free kit to primary schools

Authored by Josh Webber

The Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme is offering free football kit and equipment to primary schools in an effort to inspire children to learn, engage and be active.

The programme is a national curriculum-linked education initiative that uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs, to help teachers inspire girls and boys aged 5-11 in the...

6-a-side football in Plymouth

Authored by Andy Thorley

Are you looking to set up your own team and play small-sided football in your local area?

Leisure Leagues are operating in Plymouth, at Devonport High School, Paradise Street. We're on the lookout for new players and teams to join our huge network and community.

With over 184,000 Leisure Leagues games played per year, we're the largest and best provider of casual football in...

Plymouth 6 a side Football

Are you looking to set up your own team and play small-sided football in your local area?

Leisure Leagues are operating in Plymouth, at Devonport High School, Paradise Street. We're on the lookout for new players and teams to join our huge network and community.

With over 184,000 Leisure Leagues games played per year, we're the largest and best provider of casual football in the UK, and in Europe.

https://www.leisureleagues.net/league/devonport-high-school/plymouth-sunday

There is a Monday league too.

https://www.leisureleagues.net/league...

Plymouth Argyle 2 Gillingham 1: Match report

Authored by Mike Page

TOUMANI Diagouraga timed his first Argyle goal to perfection, netting a last-minute winner to lift the Pilgrims off the bottom of Sky Bet League One.

Toums, as he is – thankfully – known by everyone, slotted home in front of the Devonport end after the Pilgrims, who took the lead through Joel Grant early in the second half, looked like they might have to settled for a share of the...

Football boosts bone development in boys

Authored by Mary

Playing football can improve bone development in adolescent boys, new research shows.

In a study comparing adolescent footballers to swimmers, cyclists and a control group of boys not involved in regular sport, scientists at the University of Exeter found football led to significantly better bones after one year of training.

Adolescence is the key period for bone development,...

Argyle 1 Morecambe 0: Match report

Authored by News Desk

LEST Graham Carey’s 13th goal of the season – after a midweek point courtesy of Argyle’s No.13 – leads you to think that this was a fortunate win for the Pilgrims, do not believe it for a moment.

Luck had nothing to do with the important victory: skill, character, discipline and a cussed will simply not to be beaten did.

Derek Adams had endorsed the performance from his side...

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