We emphasise the importance of the thoughtful use of technology and comprehensive strategies at the professional sports level, but also at the very foundation – the grassroots. Not only is grassroots football important as the starting block for player pathways, but even more so in supporting millions of people across the country in maintaining healthy and active lifestyles.
The importance of grassroots football and football academies is becoming more prominent, as more football federations and clubs highlight it. The English Football Association will invest £180m in grassroots football in England over the next four years.
This article will bring closer the meaning and importance of grassroots football in the sports industry.
Today you will learn about:
- What exactly is grassroots football;
- The benefits of investing in youth teams/academies;
- The technology used at the grassroots/academy level;
- Tips on how to improve the team with technology.