The Importance of community sports clubs in society.
Sport helps to build communities through social inclusion and a sense of connection; it also helps build families through shared experiences. Sport and recreation provides the catalyst for community gatherings, from small functions to major events, where people play, talk and share experiences.
Importantly, it has a positive effect that reaches many levels of our society. It is an important thread that ties our social fabric, experiences and shared achievements. Community club football is at the heart of our game in the UK and as the largest grassroots participation sport in England, football has a unique opportunity to positively influence the community and the individuals within. The extraordinary growth in female participation in the modern era has changed the face of football in England.