Posts Categorized: football

GSFC coach wins national FA award

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Greenhouse Sports Football Club Head Coach Artur (“Jorge”) Alves was among 18 others recognised at this year’s FA coaching awards at St. George’s Park on Sunday evening. Jorge won the prestigious England Mini Soccer Coach of the Year Award at the ceremony and was presented with his trophy by Les Howie, Head of Grassroots Delivery. Jorge has been with Greenhouse Sports for the… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports – expanding our reach

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Since 2002, when the charity was formed, we have worked with over 36,000 young people – but we are always pushing to reach more. As the 2015-16 academic year hits its stride, we take a look back at our work over the last twelve months. During the last year, we are thrilled to have grown… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports FC win their first match of the season

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Last night, our community football club Greenhouse Sports FC lined up against Cockfosters FC in the FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round at Coles Park, watched by an enthusiastic crowd. Greenhouse started strong, hitting the bar of Cockfosters’ goal early in the first half from a free kick 40 yards out. But it was the opposition… Read more »

Nigel Bennett is named Burgess Sports’ Volunteer of the Year

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Congratulations to our dedicated volunteer Nigel Bennett who was recently voted Burgess Sports’ Volunteer of the Year in recognition of his on-going support of Greenhouse London Football Club. Nigel has been giving up his spare time for four years to come and coach at GLFC. Every Tuesday and Thursday, through rain or shine, throughout the season,… Read more »

Greenhouse London FC Ladies win the league

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It was a victorious day for the Greenhouse London Football Club Ladies team who took the Greater London Women’s Football League by storm yesterday after beating their close rivals Victoire Ladies at home 4-1 in the final match of the season. The Greenhouse London FC ladies team, led by Sarah Quinn and managed by Zoltan Bardocz,… Read more »

Swiss Cottage football team finish 2nd in the Middlesex League

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This week, Swiss Cottage School’s U16 team, managed by Greenhouse Sports coach Gabriel Odia, finished a fantastic 2nd in the U16 Middlesex Football League to the delight of their coaches and supporters. Due to unfortunate bad weather, the team were denied a chance to compete for the league title in what would have been their final match of the… Read more »

Burgess Park Soccer School receives SELCHP donation

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On Thursday 16th of April, Greenhouse London Football Club (GLFC) coach Chris Olowole attended the South East London Combined Heat & Power (SELCHP) Community Fund presentation to receive a £3,000 cheque for the Saturday Soccer School at Burgess Park from General Manager at SELCHP, Robbie Jameson. The SELCHP Community Fund was founded in 1994 by… Read more »

Greenhouse Sports FC

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Greenhouse Sports runs one of the country’s largest community football clubs in South London. Greenhouse Sports FC is a community club in Peckham situated between two of London’s largest housing estates. With more than 500 members and 22 teams for boys and girls, as well as growing men’s and women’s teams, it is the largest… Read more »