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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 two Car Boot sales, one taking place on the event day (12th July), and a stand alone car boot on Sunday 14th June. We are therefore looking for anyone who will be interested in holding a pitch on either of the days 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 7:00am – Buyers from 8:00am.

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


Summer Football Tournament – The Final

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by Amy Johnson

The Final

Reigning champions Greenhill White Hart against Concord FC.


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


Week 10 – Semi Finals

Charity Fun Day 14 July 2013 – Referees needed

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by Nathan Reid

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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 or contact Nathan on 07789 923625.

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

Many Thanks