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Meden Girls net success in Inaugural Inter-School Girls Cup

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Mansfield Town Football in the Community held the final of the first Inter-School Girls cup yesterday (15th May) at the RH Academy, as Meden School triumphed over Minster to take the Trophy back to the Church Warsop School. Open for girls in years seven and eight, the competition has seen schools compete across the academic year in matches held at host schools with Meden and Minster recording the most wins to earn the chance to go head to head at the RH Academy. Designed to give pupils matches throughout the year prior to the final, Football in the Community have been working with the schools involved delivering activities such as afterschool clubs and development sessions, all accumulating in the seasons grand final. Jordan Ferrer, Premier…

Joseph Whitaker Progress to EFL Girls Cup Regional Finals

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Year seven and eight girls from Rainworth’s Joseph Whitaker School have progressed to the regional finals of the EFL Girls Cup, following Mansfield Town Football in the Community’s tournament for local schools at the One Call Stadium yesterday. Nine teams from six of the areas schools competed in the competition on a sunny autumn afternoon, where Joseph Whitaker A triumphed following a tense penalty shootout against Ashfield B. The teams were split into two groups playing each other once in matches of eight minutes each, Joseph Whitaker A were clear winners of Group A with two wins and a draw, whilst in Group B goal difference separated winners Ashfield B from second placed reigning champions Sutton Community Academy and Ashfield A. The two group winners…

Tackling Mental Health through Community Initiatives

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Mansfield Town football in the Community are proud to help tackle mental health issues such as loneliness, isolation and depression through various community programs. Mental Health is such a broad spectrum and can affect anyone at any age, Football in the Community therefor prides itself on being as inclusive as possible to make a difference to a person’s health and wellbeing, mentally as well as physically. The emotional wellbeing of children is just as important as their physical health, as good mental health allows children and young people to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults, this can start with something as simple as making friends and feeling included in activities, irrespective of ability. At…

Premier League Girls Football – Brunts Academy

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Premier League Girls Football Pictures from our PL Girls program at The Brunts Academy, with the girls enjoying a Futsal session! PL Girls Coordinator Jordan Ferrer (Fez) was pleased with how the first Futsal session went. Going on to say “great to see the girls enjoying a different type of football, with the Kinder+Sport u13 Girls Futsal Competition fast approaching hopefully some of these girls will get to be involved for their school!”

PL Girls Football – Ashfield

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Premier League Girls Football Over the last school term PL Girls co-ordinator Jordan Ferrer  has been in Ashfield School delivering the Premier League Girls Football project. Here are some pictures of the sessions he has been running, which are very well attended. Also in attendance was Chloe Elphick who is a Mansfield Town Ladies player as well as being a PE teacher at the school. She makes a great role model for the students and is great at promoting girls football in a good light at the school.

Brunts Academy – PL Girls Football

Brunts Academy are the latest to school to participate in our Premier League Girls Football programme. This programme is all about engaging with young women who want to progress in the game. Professional clubs create pathways with local community clubs to provide long term participation opportunities, whilst many clubs also deliver elements of the female talent pathway. The programme has two main objectives: To increase the number of women and girls playing football on a regular basis To increase the opportunities for women and girls to develop skills and confidence and progress within the pathway as a player, coach or official The programme achieves this by providing a fun and informal environment, allowing participants to progress at their own pace and make friends at the...

Premier League Girls Update

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Here is our new Premier League Girls Football lead Jordan Ferrer. He has took over from Sean Lynk who ran the project last year. Jordan was involved in a similar project called Female Football Development so this will be nothing new to him. He will be adding it to his other roles as Assistant Manager & Disability Football Development Officer. Any groups or schools interested in wanting to find out more on our PL Girls offer please get in touch with Jordan via email Jordan.ferrer@mansfieldtown.net

PL Girls entertain the Stags crowd

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Premier League Girls Football   Joseph Whitaker School was invited to our Mansfield v Crawley game to participate in our half time entertainment scheme. Female Football Development Officer Sean Lynk said " Its great for the girls to gain an experience of playing football in front of a big crowd. The girls really enjoyed the occasion and said they enjoyed the ovation they received from the Stags fans "