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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 info.active8sheffield@interserve.com 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

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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 http://sg.smsa.org.uk/ 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

Info.active8sheffield@interserve.com

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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:

info.active8-sheffield@interserve.com

or call 0114 2402308

 

Summer Football Tournament – The Final

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by Amy Johnson

The Final

Reigning champions Greenhill White Hart against Concord FC.

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Summer Football Tournament – The Final

Summer Football Tournament – Weekly Updates

Posted on: August 20th, 2013 by Nathan Reid

All details have been finalised for our Summer 11-a-side Football Tournament. We have 10 league teams taking part in what should make for a fantastic event. Our entrants are Hallam 1860 Old Boys, Concord FC, Jack-in-a-box FC, New Bohemians, Champs FC, Norton Oaks FC, Greenhill White Hart, Mosborough FC, Sheffield Bankers FC and Sheffield Bankers Wanderers.

The tournament should prove interesting, competitive and fun for all taking part.

Can any of the teams take over the crown from Greenhill White Hart.

Week One

Week 1 – with League Table

Week Two

Week 2 – with League Table

Week Three

Week 3 – with League Table

Week Four

Week 4 – with League Table

Week Five

Week 5

Week Six

Week 6

Week Seven

Week 7 – with League Table

Week Eight

Week 8

Week Nine

Week 9 – with League Table

Semi-Final

Week 10 – Semi Finals

Charity Fun Day 14 July 2013 – Referees needed

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by Nathan Reid

Uriah Rennie

 

On Sunday 14th July 2013 we are hosting our annual Charity Fun Day in aid of Weston Park and Barnsley Hospice Cancer Charities.  The main focal point of the day will be our children’s football gala.  This will involve tournaments for [next seasons] under 8s, 9s, 10s and 11s.

The whole event takes place at Tapton & King Edwards Community Sports Centre on Darwin Lane and will be outdoors.  We are on the lookout for people who may be interested in supporting this event by refereeing on the day.

To volunteer and help these wonderful causes please get in touch at active8sheffield1@gmail.com or contact Nathan on 07789 923625.

I look forward to hearing from you in the coming days.

Many Thanks

Nathan

Charity Fun Day & Car Boot Sale – 2013

Posted on: June 24th, 2013 by Nathan Reid

Active8 Sheffield will be hosting their sixth annual charity fun day on Sunday 14th July 2013 with the normal car boot sale taking place the week before on Sunday 7th July 2013 due to the size of the main event. The Weston Park Hospital and Barnsley Hospice cancer charities will again benefit from the success of both days. The fun day takes place 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and is at both King Edwards and Tapton Community Sports Centre with the car boot taking place at Tapton from 8:00 am onwards.

It will be a fun event for all and will raise further awareness of the work that is done by these wonderful charities. The event has been a massive success over the years and has been supported from the outset by many local businesses who dedicate there time to make this event the success that it is.

Activities taking place throughout the day will include 4 small-sided children’s football tournament on the 3G astro turfs and grass pitches. The event will again be supported by many organizations that have worked with us since the day begun in 2007 and these include Fun 2 Bounce, Big Als Funhouse Entertainment, Party Animals, Bishops Coffee House and Bistro, Active Stars, Chris’s Ices plus several other Sheffield based organisations.

Features include fairground rides, inflatable slides, a parrot show, an animal farm, bouncy castle’s, a penalty shoot-out with Caribbean Food catering for your taste buds.

This is an event that you don’t want to miss, we raised £1092.00 last year and in total since the start of the event we have donated over £8000 to the charities since the event began in 2007, we have spread the event over two days this year to ensure greater success for everyone involved.

All money raised from the events whether this is through pitch fees for the car boots or entry fees to the tournaments are donated directly to the charities, with the additional on-site activities donating a fee from there takings for the day.

Please come and show your support entry to the event is free, and the experience from the day will make a difference to someone’s future. Whether this is through donations or you have a conversation with one of the on-site Weston Park or Barnsley Hospice representatives this could help to change the lives of the people we all love.

We look forward to seeing you on the day.