Cambridgeshire FA Blogs
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Written, audio and video blogs from Cambridgeshire FA


 Written Blogs

     Season 2017-18
CEO Blog 17-18 - Issue 1    Premier League and EFL issues, grassroots’ admin and the WSL re-structure
CEO Blog 17-18 - Issue 2    Thoughts on St George’s Park, short stints in management, and The FA Grassroots Survey.
     Season 2016-17
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 1   Euro 2016 thoughts, Start of the new season locally and Respect Award winners in Cambs.
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 2   Thoughts on the John Stones transfer, The big kick off in Cambridgeshire's Premier League and investment in community facilities. 
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 3   Thoughts on Joe Hart, Cambs FA building for the future of the grassroots game & Notts Forest early season form.
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 4   Thoughts on how deadline day is like Strictly, the kick-off of the Cambs League season and Oliver Burke.
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 5  

Thoughts on changes to the Champions League, the EFL re-brand and the coaching pathway.

CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 6   Thoughts on Spurs at Wembley, the Foxes flying the flag for the smaller clubs, and the CFA Youth Council
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 7   Thoughts on the EFL’s plans, the lack of Cup shocks and The FA Grassroots Survey.
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 8    This week features 3 positive stories from the grassroots in a difficult week for football
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 9    This week features thoughts on Cambridgeshire Football Family Day, the International break and Girls’ ACC
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 10   This week features thoughts on Pep’s tactics, the return of club football and moving from Youth to Adult football
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 11  

 This week features thoughts on Parklife, tackling discrimination and Football Futures

CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 12   This week features thoughts on the Club/Governing Body dynamic, Poppies and Club owners  
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 13   This week features thoughts on doubling female football, Checkatrade Trophy and the oldest International.
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 14   This week features thoughts on meeting The FA Chairman, safe standing and Gareth Southgate
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 15   This week features thoughts on FA leadership at a difficult time, Charter Standard Health Checks and Stevie’s retirement
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 16    This week features thoughts on the vital work of Club Welfare Officers.
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 17   This week features thoughts on the Premier League title race, refereeing and Ely City
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 18   This week features thoughts on Graham Taylor, the ‘global’ game and Kelly Smith
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 19   This week features FIFA’s sin bin idea, Watford and Graham Taylor’s values and Grow the Game funding
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 20   This week features FA Chairman’s resolve to deliver reform, and the many opportunities to get involved in the grassroots game
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 21    This week features Clattenburg, Goalline Technology and Girls’ football
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 22    This week features Ranieri’s inexplicable sacking, Manchester’s scouting war and Mia on the radio
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 23    This week features referees, the role of captains and our dedicated Club Welfare Officers
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 24   This week features the greatest ever comeback, refereeing big games and swift disciplinary sanctions
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 25   This week features the Bundesliga’s amazing fan engagement and the cost of football
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 26   This week features a vibrant adult 11v11 game as seen through Twitter and the sad passing of Ugo Ehiogu
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 27    This week features Respect, values and pressure on young players
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 28    This week features Respect Awards, Girls ACC and Europa League tickets
 CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 29    This week features governance reform, diving and new owners
CEO Blog 16-17 - Issue 30    This week features more on governance reform, IFAB’s Play Fair and good news from The FA

 Season 2015-16

CEO Blog - Issue 1 FA Strategy, Premiership physios and equality in football             
CEO Blog - Issue 2   On/off transfers, fixture congestion and ill-conceived away trips, topped off with better news for FIFA…
CEO Blog - Issue 3   Local girls' coaching programme, Sepp Blatter, and Usain Bolt...
CEO Blog - Issue 4   Local football festival, the transfer window, and unpredictable scorelines
CEO Blog - Issue 5   UEFA Euros, after the transfer window, behind the scenes, and life after football
CEO Blog - Issue 6   BT Sport, local print media, and football nostalgia
CEO Blog - Issue 7   A big week for female football, sacking managers, and FIFA vs UEFA
CEO Blog - Issue 8  

Sunday football, Klopp for Liverpool (not Kop!), FIFA’s latest crisis & Euro qualification for Northern Ireland

CEO Blog - Issue 9   This week is dedicated to a footballing miracle, and draws comparisons with the modern game
CEO Blog - Issue 10   This week features Man City and Champions League anthem, Salford City and 11v11 football
CEO Blog - Issue 11  

This week features players revolting, Athletics and the CFA Silent Weekend

CEO Blog - Issue 12   This week features a Director running the line, events in Paris and feedback to the Silent Weekend
CEO Blog - Issue 13   This week features Awards for volunteers, Jamie Vardy and 0-0 score lines
CEO Blog - Issue 14   This week features lower league clubs in the FA Cup, football journalism, The FA Grassroots Survey and Secret Santa
CEO Blog- Issue 15   This week features Euro 2016, cases of misconduct and money in the Women’s Super League
CEO Blog - Issue 16   This week features the Premier League goal glut, Youth Council and transfer bans
CEO Blog - Issue 17   This week features the Premier League cash for clubs, grassroots funding, supporting our groundsmen and Klopp’s loyalty.
CEO Blog - Issue 18    This week features Greg Dyke, grassroots pitches and groundsmen, and Stuart Pearce
CEO Blog - Issue 19    This week features The FA’s new direction, grassroots Community Awards, and the plight of English coaches
CEO Blog - Issue 20   This week features FA Cup replays, Community Awards, Cambridge Rules and Gianni Infantino
 CEO Blog - Issue 21    This week features Pellegrini’s team selection, new CFA staff, youth football and FIFA President election day
CEO Blog - Issue 22    This week features Cup Final cracker, FA Coach Developer Lydia Bedford, Flares & Infantino
CEO Blog - Issue 23    This week features technology in football, ticket prices and pitch improvements  
CEO Blog - Issue 24    This week features Champions League, CFA Cup Finals and football shorts
CEO Blog - Issue 25  

 This week features the impact of ‘brexit’, Gary Neville’s Spanish exit and club structures

CEO Blog - Issue 26  

This week features Prince William’s 10 years as FA President, diving in the game and Community Awards

CEO Blog - Issue 27    This week features English clubs in Europe, referee appointments and delivering customer satisfaction
CEO Blog - Issue 28   This week features serving the game, the Premier League title race and ‘big clubs’
CEO Blog - Issue 29   This week features the big story of the season- Leicester City- and how it might just help us in the grassroots


 Audio Blogs

At The End of The Day Vol 1  FIFA, FA Cup & England DNA
At The End of The Day Vol 2  Managers, Coaching & Community Awards
At The End of The Day Vol 3  All things football & Nottingham Forest
At The End of The Day Vol 4 UEFA, The World Cup & the Respect campaign
At The End of The Day Vol 5  The Olympics, Referees & Girls Football
At The End of The Day Vol 6 National Game Conference, National Team & Gamesmanship
At The End of The Day Vol 7 Council Review, Fan Owned Clubs & Champions League
At The End of The Day Vol 8 England, John Barnes and County Cup Finals
At The End of The Day Vol 9

Young players' education, Labour Party proposals & future projects

At The End of The Day Vol 10  Ticket prices, banter and Nottingham Forest
At The End of The Day Vol 11  Video replays, Youth Cup Final, Bournemouth & the Portal


 Other Blogs

Respect for Sawston  Vol 1  Respect Workshop for Sawston Utd Youth, Sept 2016



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