Be a part of the Football Revolution


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Welcome back to the BCFA’s column which outlines the proactive work that we are carrying out in The West Midlands and Warwickshire to increase the number of Asians into the game and highlight the Asian community’s participation in football at all levels players, coaches, volunteers, fans and referees.

The BCFA have a vacancy for a Football Development Officer within the specific remit of developing Girls and Women’s football in the Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire County Sports Partnerships area.

This will give YOU a great opportunity to get involved in the National Game and help support and develop all areas of Girls and Women’s football in accordance with the County FA development Plan and the FA National Strategy.

For further information on the post please either visit or contact Kath Tranter via e-mail on or on 0121 357 4278 (option 2)

Also why not come on board the new Disability Working Group which will give YOU the opportunity to play your part in the grassroots game in disability football and help to shape the future of football.

The positions for the advisory groups are voluntary. If you are interested please visit the BCFA website or contact Amy Bradley (Disability Football Co-ordinator) on 0121 357 4278 (option 2)

Individuals from a variety of different backgrounds are being invited to apply for both posts as The County FA are looking to represent a wider cross section of communities as part of their ongoing strategy.

Birmingham County FA Chairman Roger Wood commented, ‘We hope that we will attract interest from a wide range of people who are willing to make a contribution to help the County FA and move football forward ‘.

On another note don’t miss the next issue of the BCFA column when we have an exclusive interview with Asian music sensation Jay Sean on his views on Asians in football and how he coped in carving out a successful career in music and the barriers he faced in achieving his dreams.


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