• By Sam Parton
  • Posted Feb 23, 2014

The Grassroots XI - The 11 Characters in Amateur Football Teams

If you play amateur football, you will be familiar with some of the following characters. Every team has a handful of them, these people are unavoidable. The question is which one are you? 1. The Has...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Feb 20, 2014

10 Problems & Solutions for the Grassroots Sports Industry

Since launching OpenPlay, a marketing platform for sports facilities, I have had the opportunity to meet an enormous range of stakeholders in the grassroots sports industry. Examples include school...

Top 100 Rugby Team Names
  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Feb 17, 2014

Top 100 Rugby Team Names

Choosing a suitably funny rugby team name for 15 a side, 7's or touch rugby can be challenging so we have attempted to do the leg work for you by providing the top 100 funny rugby team names. U...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Feb 12, 2014

Top 100 Best Hockey Team Names

If you have a hockey tournament on the horizon and are struggling for a funny hockey team name, then the following list should get your brain ticking. Admittedly it is a struggle to get much...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Feb 10, 2014

The Top 10 Funniest Names at the Sochi Olympics

Yes perhaps it is immature, not clever and 'mean' to the individuals concerned, but a handful of Olympians have really stood out at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The following list of funny names...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Jan 20, 2014

Park Tennis Courts on the decline - Why Online Booking is the Answer

If you mention online sports booking to local authorities, there is often an immediate hesitancy. Assumptions are that it will cost the earth, residents will complain and it won't work anyway so w...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Jan 16, 2014

Where to Play Sport In London - Part X, Y and Z

[caption id="attachment_2277" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Zorbing! Image by rodw under Creative Commons licence.[/caption] Concluding our alphabetical journey throug...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Jan 11, 2014

Where to Play Sport In London - Part W

[caption id="attachment_2273" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Image by Mike King in the Londonist Flickr pool.[/caption] Continuing our journey around the capital?s spor...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Jan 5, 2014

Where to Play Tennis in Lambeth - A guide to Lambeth Parks Tennis Courts

The wonderful borough of Lambeth contains an eclectic mix of cultures and areas, covering sunny delights such as Brixton, Herne Hill, West Norwood, Clapham, Streatham and Vauxhall. Unsurprisingly it o...

  • By Sam Parton
  • Posted Jan 2, 2014

Where to Play Sport In London

[caption id="attachment_2210" align="aligncenter" width="786"] Herne Hill Velodrome by psyxjaw in the Londonist Flickr pool.[/caption] Continuing our journey around the L...

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