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Fleetwood to Leicester to Arsenal – Are you the next Jamie Vardy?

June 7, 2016

The World’s 1st Manager-less Football Club uses fan power to uncover the next Jamie Vardy. United London FC, the only club that gives football fans the power to vote on a real starting eleven, begins its search for the next Jamie Vardy in London on the 18th June. We are looking for around 500 footballers […] […]

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Why do English players rarely reach their potential?

September 2, 2015

For what it’s worth, here is my brief take on what has annoyed and frustrated me in the world of football since the end of last season. As an Everton fan, the John Stones saga (although it seems to have ended, at the time of writing – albeit before the transfer deadline has arrived) is […] […]

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Would you like to train along side Premier League stars?

July 9, 2015

Ever thought how it would feel to train along side Premier League stars? Well now is your chance! UCL Academicals are looking for exceptional players for next season. The team plays in the Amateur Football Combination Senior North. The home pitch is UCL Sports Ground, Shenley, which is shared with Watford FC and are located next […] […]

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ITV warms up for World Cup with new animated sitcom about family, football and the passion of being a fan

April 14, 2014

Warren United – 6 x 30 min family sitcom for ITV4: kicks off 22nd April  Simon Nye, the writer of Men Behaving Badly, Baby Cow, the production company behind Uncle, Gavin and Stacey, Mighty Boosh and Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, and leading Canadian animation house, Smiley Guy, have teamed up to bring you this feel-good […] […]

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Brentford eye up Impressive UKFF talent in historic victory

January 15, 2014

This was without doubt the best footballing display put on to date by a UKFF EDS side who were superb from start to finish against a high flying Spartan Midland Premier Side and former FA Vase Winners, Hoddeson Town. No doubt about it the pre match preparations led by EDS Assistant Coach Tolga Dervish and […] […]

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Local League Footballers live the Wembley Dream In FA Finals

December 17, 2013

 London, the midlands and the south took the honours as over 300 local league players from across England experienced the unique joy of playing at Wembley Stadium as the FA opened it’s doors to amateur players for the national finals of a year-long five-a-side competition on Saturday. (December 14th) 46 men’s and women’s teams qualified to […]

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UKFF’s Ariyibi Discussing Pro Contract With Leeds Utd

December 11, 2013

In what the CEO called a “proud day for UKFF” is delighted to announce and congratulate Gboly Ariyibi who is in advances Contract talks  with Nationwide Championship side Leeds Utd. Leeds under Brian McDermott are pushing hard for promotion to the Premiership and IF the talks are successful and agreement is reached on both […]

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New Look For UKFF As Club Review Completed

July 1, 2013

The UKFF Director of Football, Ewemade Orobator has completed the review that has been designed to take UKFF to the next level warning League and Cup success above the main objective will mean “abject failure”. Headline changes include:  • Increased emphasis on progressing players to  semi pro/pro level. This includes more matches v […]

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UKFF FC league champions – Now to the next level

May 25, 2013

UKFF’s Director of Football, Ewemade Orobator, pledged to build on “a truly magnificent and incredible” debut season for UKFF and to take the Club to even higher levels next season. Ewemade told UKFF FC  What can be said about our debut season other than it has been truly magnificent and incredible. Firstly we saw off […] […]

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UKFF FC on verge of league title after 4-1 victory

May 14, 2013

Manager Theo Scott was absence owing to an unavoidable family wedding but he would have been pleased at the tenancity of his side in his absence. Whilst the first half vs Westside was a largely forgetable affair that was only lit up by three moments, the match and result was ultimately comfortable for UKFF who […] […]

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André Villas-Boas launches report which shows sport can fight gang culture and juvenile crime

January 16, 2013

New Laureus ambassador André Villas-Boas launches report which shows sport can fight gang culture and juvenile crime Urban Stars Report reveals 80% of young people in Laureus projects say they will stay away from gangs in future Research found 30% reduction in crime re-offending rate in prison leavers who had taken part in Urban Stars […] […]

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Nationwide and Conference Clubs Heap Praise on UKFF Project

January 16, 2013

As the UK Football Finder brand continues to grow, with the 1st team sitting 4 points clear at the top of the league in their debut season and the Elite Squad supplying players to Professional sides all over the country, Nationwide Clubs have been emphatic in their praise of what UKFF is trying to achieve. […] […]

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