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Looking for Training Space in Sheffield ?

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

With the September welcome back fast approaching now is the time to book in your training sessions for the season ahead.

Active8-Sheffield has a variety of spaces and sessions available to block book throughout the winter months. Suitable for a variety of activities including Badminton, Basketball, Football, Netball, Korfball, Volleyball, Dance, Fitness Classes, Theory based lessons and much more, our venues are available to hire for both one off sessions and events as well as to block book on a weekly basis for your training and matches.

We have a range of different spaces available at various locations across Sheffield which includes:

Sports Halls

Our large multi-use sports halls have court markings for a variety of sports such as football, badminton, basketball, netball and volleyball. All the sports hall facilities have access to both male and female toilet and changing facilities and we have a variety of  equipment to use within the sports halls including indoor football goals, badminton posts, netball goals, basketball hoops and volleyball nets.

Our gymnasiums rooms are equipped with floor markings for a variety of sports such as badminton, basketball, football and Boccia, however the spring loaded floor favours other activities such as fitness, self defence, tai-chi and dancing classes.

We have a variety of equipment available for use within the gym such as badminton posts, basketball nets, trampolines, mats and benches.

Our 3G astro Turf pitches are complete with outdoor floodlights, full size and 5-a-side to 7-a-side nets and goals as well as Hockey goals and access to changing facilities.

Our pitches have a full 11-a-side football pitch marked out for matches but also have small sized pitches marked out, these pitches run width ways across the pitch and are ideal for 5-a-side to 7-a-side football training sessions. The Astroturf is mostly used for football training and matches however it is used for a range of other activities such as rugby, lacrosse and hockey.
To arrange to view any of the facilities or to book a session please contact Junior on 0114 402308 – Option 2.


Summer Football Tournament 2015

Posted on: June 11th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

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Our annual Men’s Summer Football Tournament is underway! The following teams will be battling it out to take the 2015 trophy :

Norton Oaks FC
Devonshire FC
Active8 Sheffield
FC Pockets

As the tournament unfolds you can keep up to date with the fixtures, league table,  match action and scorers by using the links on this page .

Summer Tournament – Fixtures 2015 

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 1

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 2

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 3

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 4

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 5

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 6

Active8 Sheffield Summer Football Tournament 2015 – Week 7

You can also follow the action on Twitter – twitter_square-32@activ8sheffield #SFT

Football Gala and Fun Day

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by Amy Johnson

On Sunday 12th July 2015 Active8-Sheffield will be hosting our annual Charity Fun Day in aid of Weston Park and Barnsley Hospice Cancer Charities to support the fantastic work that they do.

As part of the event we will be running a Junior Football Tournament which will take place on our very own 3G Astroturf and Grass Pitches at Tapton and King Edwards Community Sports Centres (Crosspool).

The day will run from 10am–3pm and will feature junior teams from around Sheffield and south Yorkshire with medals for all who enter.

We are looking for teams to be able to run separate tournaments for under 8’s, 9’s and 10’s and these will require squads of 10 with 7 playing at any one time. There will also be a 9-a-side tournament with squads of up to 14 for the under 11’s age.

The cost will be £30.00 per team or £45.00 if the same club enters two teams.

Your support this year will help to make a great day for all the teams involved and is sure to help make a difference to someone’s future.

Please contact us back via email to or by calling  0114 2402 308 – Option 2  should you wish to enter a team or wish to discuss anything further.


We hope to hear from you soon.


Car Boot Pitches Available

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by Amy Johnson


Our Annual Charity event in aid of Weston Park Cancer Charity is being held on Sunday 12th July 2015, as part of this day we will be running a Car Boot Sale. We are therefore looking for anyone who will be interested in holding a pitch on the day or anyone looking for a great day out and some bargains.

The events will be taking place on the grass field at King Edwards Community Sports Centre (S10 5RG). Sellers from 10:00am -Buyers from 11:00am.

Pitches cost just £7.00, with all of the money going to Weston Park Cancer Charity and any monies made from sales is the pitch holders to keep.

As well as the Car boot sales there will be plenty of other opportunities to get involved with on the 12th of July, some of which will include a Junior Charity Football Gala, bouncy castles, a parrot show, fairground rides, face painting, various craft stalls, charity basketball and tennis, our ever-present Caribbean food and, of course, Big Al himself leading the microphone.

To book a pitch, or to get involved in the event in any other way, please e-mail or contact us on 0114 2402308- Option 2 or 07795222579.

We thank you for your support and look forward to hearing from you soon.

Are you in need of a pitch throughout the winter months?

Posted on: September 15th, 2014 by Amy Johnson

Are you in need of a pitch throughout the winter months? Our pitches are suitable for both Adult and Junior training sessions from 6:00pm until 9:00pm weekdays and can be block booked for a number of weeks as well as on one off days.

Not just for football, the Astroturf pitches can also be utilised for a range of other activities such as rugby, lacrosse and hockey.

If you are still looking for a place to train, to book extra training sessions or need a reliable pitch throughout the winter periods don’t hesitate to contact us.

For more information or to book a session just contact Junior on or call 0114 2402 308 – Option 2


Summer Football Tournament – Fixtures

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 by Nathan Reid

We have 7 league teams taking part in what should make for a fantastic event. Our entrants are Active8-Sheffield, Devonshire FC, Hallam 1860 Old Boys, Jack-in-a-box FC A, Jack-in-a-box FC B, Mosborough FC and Norton Oaks FC.

The tournament should prove interesting, competitive and fun for all taking part, remember to #SFT for your predictions.

Summer Tournament Fixtures 2014

Nick Owen (Hoops) & Rob Shelley (Yellow)

Summer Tournament Gets Underway Week 1 League Table

Week 2 with League Table

Week 3 with League Table

Week 4 with League Table

Week 5 with League Table

Week 6 with League Table

Week 7 with League Table

Semi Finals

Summer Football Tournament is ready…

Posted on: May 23rd, 2014 by Amy Johnson

Summer Football Tournament 2014 is ready

to kick off


Active8-Sheffield are pleased to announce that our 3rd annual 11-a-side Men’s Summer Football Tournament will be kicking off on the w/c Monday 2nd of June 2014. We have 8 teams registered for the tournament with 7 of them plying there trade in a variety of Sheffield & Hallamshire affiliated league and Active 8 have entered there own team to participate again this year, all teams are ready and waiting to start this years battle for the title, which as usual promises to hold some fierce competition. The confirmed teams for 2014 are as follows: Active8-Sheffield – N/A Devonshire FC – Meadowhall League FC Pockets- Barnsley Sunday League Hallam 1860 Old Boys- Wragg League Jack-in-a-box FC A- Meadowhall League Jack-in-a-box FC B- Imperial League Mosborough FC- Meadowhall League Norton Oaks FC- Blades Super Draw League This year will feature a number of the tournaments old favourites, with Hallam 1860 Old Boys, Jack-in-a-box A, Norton Oaks and Mosborough all making a return to make the title theirs this year. We also see the return of our first ever champions back in 2012 – Green Hill White Hart playing under the new name of Devonshire FC, we would also like to welcome FC pockets to the tournament. Confirmed referees this year are: Anthony Rossiter John Rossiter Gary McFarlane Ian Dyson Dan Potts. The whole tournament will take place on our 3G Astroturf pitches at Tapton and King Edwards Community Sports Centres over the course of 9 weeks with the final scheduled on the 30th July. We would like to wish all the teams this year the best of luck and look forward to the competition unfolding.

twitter_square-32 Think you know who will be crowned the 2014 Champions? Tweet your predictions to @activ8sheffield #SFT

Active8-Sheffield’s 2014 Men’s 11-a-side Summer Tournament

Posted on: April 24th, 2014 by Amy Johnson

Active8- Sheffield are pleased to announce that our 3rd annual 11-a-side Men’s Summer Football Tournament will be returning on the w/c Monday 2nd of June 2014 and promises to be bigger and better than ever.

The tournament/league is for FA registered clubs across South Yorkshire – be it from Saturday Leagues, Sunday Leagues or any other leagues, everyone is welcome.

Games will be played during the week from 6pm onwards. Each team will play one fixture per week so worrying about arranging pre-season fixtures is a thing of the past!

Officials, floodlit 3G pitches, changing rooms and corner flags will be provided.

Who will be crowned the 2014 Champions. Click the link below for more information.

Pre Tournament Information

The Sheffield Malaysian Games 2014

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by Amy Johnson

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Active8-Sheffield’s facilities were proud to be host venue to The Sheffield Malaysian Games 2014. In support of The Sheffield Malaysian Students Association and The University of Sheffield the games used our very own King Edward’s and Tapton Community Sport Centers to showcase the event to over 1000 supporters and participants from the Malaysian community annually, bringing together communities from all over the UK and Ireland all in the true spirit of sportsmanship.

The facilities at both sites were bursting with people, fun and activities, with our Astro Turfs, Sports Halls, Gymnasiums, Halls, Outside Courts and Classroom spaces all filled with various different traditional sports, tournaments, and activities.

Just some of these time-honored sports and activities showcasing within our facilities at the event included:

Football, Basketball, Touch Rugby, Sepak Takraw, Ultimate Frisbee, Tennis, Rapid Chess, Dam Haji, Carrom, Volleyball, Netball, Table Tennis, Badminton, Congkak, and Batu Seremban.

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The Games also offered a Mini Kids Games event, with again our very own classroom spaces accommodating an assortment of events including an indoor shoebox race, face painting, balloon volleyball.

Not only hosting Sports and activities on the day, The Malaysian Food Festival was also featured within the King Edward’s Sports Centre Canteen, with an exciting and tasty range of National dishes and delicacies being featured, including Nasi Lemark, Roti Canai, Satay.

At Active8- Sheffield we are very pleased to be able to offer our facilities to the The Sheffield Malaysian games and hold such a large scale event within our venues.

Please visit to find out more about the The Sheffield Malaysian Games Event.

To find out how you can use our facilities to host your own event.

Contact us at Active8-Sheffield on 0114 2402308

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Active8 Sheffield and the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA’s women’s 6-a-side league is back!

Posted on: November 12th, 2013 by Amy Johnson

Ladies 6-a-side League


Active8 Sheffield and the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA’s women’s 6-a-side league is back!

Following on from the highly successful previous seasons the women’s 6-a-side league is looking forward to pushing on to bigger and better things.

The league will return to Monday nights at 7:00pm and will be played on our fully floodlit 3G Astroturf pitches at King Edwards Community Sports Centre. 

All teams are welcome, whether it be established teams looking for extra practice or leisure groups wanting to keep fit and join in an exciting and official league.

Do you have a team that can be crowned champions?


For more information about the league or to register a team please contact us now on:

or call 0114 2402308