Top 6 for England Women at Homeless World Cup

This year we have seen the England Under 21’s men bow out of there tournament, The women are waiting for a quarter final on Sunday morning.

However In Amsterdam in Sept , England will have a mens and England team, competing against 64 other nations, in a 4- a side street spectacular tournament.

Today The Homeless World Cup announced the seedings, The ladies in what will only be there 4th Tournament are ranked 6th in the world, While the men are ranked 33rd.

 

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Pre season training begins.

Today saw LHFC 11 a side team begin training for this years Saturday league in the Zingari combination.

Hoping to build on the success of the last two seasons, which included a cup semi Final, the lads are hoping to take the new league by soon so if you’re interested and want to join the squad!

Have a history of Homelessness,are currently Homeless or part of an organisation that participates in LHFC’s projects please get in touch.

Vacancies also for photographers, social media writers and match reporters.

Ladies say no to Domestic Abuse!

On Tuesday 2nd June the Power league on Whittle street was as busy as ever,  The pitches were full of footballers even despite the stormy weather.

However this was a tournament raising awareness around domestic Abuse.

Working with Liverpool County FA, The tournament is in its third year and 16 teams competed for two trophies.

The day began with Liverpool Ladies stars,  Tasha Dowie and Becky easton, along with Everton Ladies stars Paige willliams and Jess King, launching the tournament with Ballons of Hope.

The day began with teams split into two leagues, Merseyside police, st Julies, etc the teams who play regulary in one  leauge and teams who had not played before such as Adelaide House,  Shap Elizabeth Arden House, Addaction.

Moorecrofts solicitors sponsored the Adelaide House team, wearing t shirts with no to Domestic abuse , and the rest going to Merseyside domestic Violence service.

The football began, and even deputy Mayor and deputy Police crime commissioner Ann O Byrne pulled on a kit.

The football came and the Football went  congratulations to the allo teams especially  Kidsgrove athletic and LHFC who won the two trophies.

The day was also the culmination of four tournaments run with liverpool County FA, and Anne marie Wild from Addaction won player of the year for her efforts all year.

LHFC ladies team were all awarded  medals for representing LHFC all season in Futsal.

Sarah Barr our super keeper won the players player of the year while Jess Brumskill won coaches player of the year.

 

On  the day the message went out no to Domestic abuse.

Big thanks also to Graham Stuart EFC legend who came and presented medals  and Morecrofts and Food for all who sponsored the goody bags.

And to the many more who supported the day!

Please find the following press reports on the day

.2015 Women Against Domestic Abuse Football Cup – Poster (3)

Radio Merseyside 22 mins in

Everton in the community

Merseyside Police crime commissioner

Liverpool fc