Aged between 4 and 6, the current boys development squad has grown steadily in numbers over the season, with regularly 25+ boys attending training in the Sports Hall on Tuesday night’s between 6pm and 7pm at Pleckgate School.
Pictured are the current squad members with the Under 16 Lancashire Cup won by Langho last season just before its return to the Lancashire FA in mid January.
The current squad spans three different school years, and new players wishing to join in these development sessions are more than welcome. Please contact Michael Cook on 07703 941388 or email RJreadhall@aol.com for more details.
As part of The FA’s role in aiming to do everything it can to support a safe and enjoyable framework for football, a new film has been made outlining the four key steps to safeguarding.
The film, featuring Wayne Rooney, Steph Houghton, Jack Rutter and Nathaniel Chalobah, explains how both parents and children can raise concerns they have about adults working in football and centred around how the 8,500 safeguarding officers working across England football take the following four steps:
Following these simple but crucial steps means that there is a framework in place to ensure that, if standards ever fall short with poor practice or unacceptable behaviour, they can be addressed.
The film can be accessed and watched by following the below link:-
England Players speak about safeguarding and FA Stance
Referring a concern can be done via your club, league or County FA – all will have a designated safeguarding officer (DSO), at Langho FC this is Mike Cook 07703 941388. At Lancashire FA, our DSO is Neil Yates and any concerns can be reported to him via firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can email The FA directly via email@example.com.
If the matter is urgent and you cannot contact your club or Lancashire FA’s DSO, you can call The NSPCC 24-hour helpline on 0808 800 5000 – or if it is an emergency because a child or children are at immediate risk, then call the police or children’s social care in your area.
If you are concerned that someone may be behaving inappropriately or seeking to groom a child in an online environment, then please use the CEOP reporting button that will take you directly to the team at the National Crime Agency, as well as informing Lancashire FA via firstname.lastname@example.org or The FA via email@example.com.
Calling all ladies connected with Langho FC. Our autumn/winter ladies night will be held on Friday 2nd December 2016, 7.30pm at the club, Dewhurt Road, Rydings, BB6 8AF, we will be raising funds for the British Heart Foundation – I am sure you will agree a very worthy cause. I am looking forward to welcoming friends old and new to this event. We hope that you will join us for a fun filled evening featuring fashion, fizz and make-up. The event features a fashion show by Your Style. Shirley and the team will showcase some key looks for the autumn/winter season. During the event you will be able to try-on and make a purchase. Your Style will offer 10% off the ticket prices for all cash sales. Lucy Isherwood will introduce us to the Yonique make-up brand and demonstrate some of the key features of the product range. Tickets £8, includes a glass of fizz, nibbles and canapes contact Lynne0105@outlook.com or txt 07866751787 tickets limited and going fast!
Join us for a fun filled evening at Langho FC. Get your Christmas drinks sorted. Opportunity to taste and purchase wines ready for the festive period. Ticket price includes a guide to tasting 5 wines plus fizz and a table cheese plate. Tickets going fast get yours now going fast!
In May the U11 girls and a Langho U13 girls team, taken from the younger U14s and the U12s, travelled to the St Annes tournament. For both squads this was their first ever tournaments.
The U11 girls in their group they beat Academy 1-0 and Cadley 2-1, before drawing with Burnley Girls 2-2 and St Annes 2-2 to jointly top their group. They then met an imposing team in the quarter final and the girls gallantly bowed out. The team of Aleasia, Jade, 2 Charlottes, Heather, Lillie, Emily and Issy played fantastically. The team has come so incredibly far in their first season since the early results. Well done girls!
The U13 girls, specially formed only for the tournament, started really well beating St Annes with a goal from Katie having brought on Chloe into defence which helped spread the game out and push the opposition back. Hazel scored against both Cadley and Haslingden to secure their third straight 1-0 victory. A draw against Fillies guaranteed progress to the final stages and Fife beat the girls in the final fixture with freak goal. Langho won the 6-team group and secured a bye to the semi-finals. They faced the daunting prospect of Bootle, the stand-out team who, in the semi, knocked out Burnley Girls and were full of Liverpool Academy players. Langho held their nerve and all the girls bravely battled well with standout performances from Katie and Hazel plus Bailey between the sticks and Amber in the gritty mix on the goal-line. The girls were only 1-0 down at halftime and after conceding another goal Hazel was brought down outside the box. She launched a curling shot over the wall, but didn’t quite dip enough to sneak in under the bar. This was the team’s best performance and they all should be justifiably proud of what they achieved at St Annes.
The day was really enjoyable with footie stalls, a bouncy castle, Langho colours daubed on many of the smiling girls’ faces and great company all round. Dive of the day came from Claire off one of Hazel’s practice crosses knocking her off her clean off feet. Sorry Claire! Thanks also go to St Annes for organising a superb tournament on a lovely sunny seaside day.
Sunday’s Langho U14 girls was a 7-a-side friendly on the Langho 3G pitch against Myerscough. The match was played in quarters to allow the away team rest against a home squad of 10. Langho positions and subs were rotated in 3s with 10 minute intervals to give all the girls equal playing time and a fair shout in attack and defence. Hazel and Katie shared halves in the net and both kept clean sheets as well as both getting on the score sheet. Amelia played fantastically in front of the back 2 and scored 5, Laura a hat trick, Annie 2 and Issy, Amy and Misty all notched up one each. The girls passed brilliantly again and the performance was great across the team after all the weather interruptions this season.
The U14 girls completed an unbeaten day for all the 3 Langho girls teams in action with the U11 girls achieving a milestone first league win too. A great day for girls football at the Rydings. Thanks too for Dawn running the tuck shop supplying well needed hot drinks and helping the clubs coffers.
Winners of our Nov. 100 Club Draw
1st Jane Paton
2nd Steph Isherwood
3rd Chris Walsh
4th Don Neilson
Numbers available please contact Lynne, 100 Club Co-ordinator via email Lynne0105@outlook.com
For the modest contribution of £5 per month, you will not only support the Football Club but also give yourself a chance to win a monthly prize.
The basic features of the 100 Club are:
A misty start with a definite Winter nip in the air for the 11:15 kick off at the Rydings between Langho under 11’s and Clitheroe Wolves.
A nice end to the season for the under 11 green boys, after finishing 2nd in the league and a well delivered presentation day. With all the boys getting a trophy and a runners up medal. Also the other awards for parents player went to Joseph Parkinson, golden boot for most goals scored went to Marco Selecia & Managers player award went to Barney Peacock. Well done boys! our best ever season.
The girls have had a tough season but they all deserve a trophy for there galent effort. With parents player award going to Lara Isherwood & Managers player going to Oliva Corben . Special thanks to Matt for his 2 years running the team as he steps down. However, we do need some new girls to increase the chance of continuing for next season . Training is continuing for boys and girls Wednesday nights for both groups, for more info contact. Neal Isherwood at firstname.lastname@example.org
Langho FC have been awarded the East Lancs Football League 2014/15 Sportsmanship Award.
Whilst results for both 1st and Reserve teams were not all that they had hoped for this award reflects that both teams played the game in the sporting manner which our club in both senior and junior sections is renowned and respected for in the various leagues in which it competes.