Search

Hurst visits junior football club to flag comminity awards

14:04 13 March 2014

Sir Geoff Hurst at Essex Royals FC

Sir Geoff Hurst at Essex Royals FC

Archant

Sir Geoff Hurst watches young footballers training session

Wickford-based club Essex Royals FC welcomed World Cup-winning England legend Sir Geoff Hurst MBE to their training session at Nevendon Park recently, where he signed autographs and chatted to the players during his visit to help promote the FA Community Awards presented by McDonald’s.

Former West Ham United favourite, Sir Geoff visited their session on Saturday as part of his work as a McDonald’s grassroots football ambassador. He watched training, chatted with the club’s players and staff and even had a kickabout with them. Hurst remains the only man to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final as England won 4-2 against West Germany at Wembley in 1966.

Nominations close for the annual FA Community Awards on Friday 28th March at www.TheFA.com/YourGame. Volunteer-run clubs, dedicated coaches and loyal administrators from Essex could be recognised by The FA on a local, regional and national scale to continue the fine record the county has from previous years. The categories are:

● People’s Choice Award (Outstanding Contribution to Community Football)

● The FA Charter Standard Community Club Award

● The FA Charter Standard Development Club Award

● The FA Charter Standard Club Award

● The FA Charter Standard League Award

● Volunteer of the Year Award

● Young Volunteer of the Year Award

● Coach of the Year Award

To find out more about the awards, read about last year’s winners and nominate an individual, club or league, log onto TheFA.com/YourGame or visit essexfa.com for a printable nomination form. You can also follow @EssexCountyFA on Twitter and search for ‘EssexFootball’ on Facebook. Further grassroots football resources are available at mcdonalds.co.uk/ukhome/Sport/Football/Inspiration.html.

0 comments

Latest Romford Sports News

Angelo Ogbonna scores the winner v Liverpool

Hammers centre back Ogbonna says too soon to talk about winning the FA Cup

Yesterday, 16:30
George Perkins in action for England against France during last season's Under-20 Six Nations (pic: Gareth Fuller/PA)

Former Coopers Coborn winger to tackle Italy in under-20 Six Nations

Yesterday, 16:00
London Raiders celebrate a goal against Invicta (pic: John Scott)

Defenceman Oliver disappointed by double setback

Yesterday, 15:00
Joe Widdowson of Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Rob Green provides player ratings following the 2-1 loss at home to Wycombe Wanderers

Yesterday, 13:51
Kevin Mitchell is helped to his feet by Tony Smis after being knocked down by Ismael Barroso during their interim WBA world lightweight title bout at the O2 Arena (pic: Nick Potts/PA)

Local fighter hangs up his gloves and looks to training future stars

Michail Antonio scores West Ham's first goal v Liverpool

West Ham star Michail Antonio plays down the brilliance of his finish against Liverpool on Tuesday night

Yesterday, 10:30
Dagenham & Redbridge manager John Still (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Dagenham & Redbridge boss says sendings off were justified in Wycombe defeat, but was pleased with cameo from Hawkins

West Ham United's Michail Antonio scores his side's first goal during the Emirates FA Cup, fourth round replay match at Upton Park, London.

Defender Angelo Ogbonna scored his first goal for West Ham to head the Hammers through in the last minute of extra time

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe