The FootieBugs Academy Solihull – One Step Closer to Becoming Professional

  With the new football season in full swing, professional clubs all across the country are on the lookout for the next football superstar that has what it takes to play at the elite level. The FootieBugs Academy  is a children’s football academy in Solihull and is the perfect place to be to uncover these […]

Introducing The FootieBugs Junior Coach Programme in Solihull!

FootieBugs are pleased to announce the introduction of our Junior Coach Programme! New for our Summer Holiday Camp in 2017, we are offering the opportunity for 12-16 year olds to work with our expert coaches to gain fantastic experience; perfect for a career in football coaching! Junior Coaches will attend the FootieBugs Holiday Camp in […]

Former Birmingham City Player Mitch Hancox joins FootieBugs to give back to the Community!

Ex Birmingham City and current Macclesfield Town defender Mitch Hancox has become a FootieBugs coach to help give back to his local community and coach some potential stars of the future at our football classes in Solihull!   Mitch, who was born in Solihull and has supported Birmingham City all his life, spent 14 years […]

Our Eggcellent Easter-Themed FootieBugs Holiday Camp is now underway!

  Our FootieBugs holiday camp is back underway for Easter with lots of fun-filled football half term activities for children in South Birmingham and Solihull! Each day of the camp has it’s own special theme, including Fun Fact Tuesday and Flag Friday, meaning every day children will have fun discovering different topics. The FootieBugs camp […]

Ashley Sammons – Football Star and FootieBugs Manager

Ashley Sammons is not only the manager at FootieBugs, but the former professional footballer is currently playing for his local team Solihull Moors in the Vanarama National Conference. The former Birmingham City professional footballer made his first senior appearance at the age of just 17 and has also played at international level for England. However, […]

New studies show children’s exercise levels decrease as early as SEVEN!

The British Journal of Sports Medicine yesterday reported that children are becoming less active from the age seven, with sitting being the main culprit in replacing physical activity. Their study showed that seven year olds can spend around half of their day sitting, rather than being active, which in turn can lead to obesity and increased health […]

Solihull Observer: FootieBugs Academy Feature!

Check out a fantastic feature in the Solihull Observer, reporting on the successes of the FootieBugs Academy! It seems as though Birmingham City’s Academy has caught the ‘FootieBug’ after two players from an elite training programme for youngsters in Solihull were signed up. Connor Corbett and Lily Falahee are both members of the FootieBugs Academy, which provides […]

90% of children under five are not active enough – Sky News Reports!

Figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre show just 9% of two to four-year-olds meet the current guidelines of three hours of physical activity per day.   Elaine McNish, from BHFNC, said the reasons for the high number of children not getting enough exercise were complex: “Often parents and nursery workers and carers […]

FootieBugs Christmas Holiday Camp

FootieBugs runs holiday camps all over the UK throughout the school holidays and this year FootieBugs is hosting a Festive Holiday Camp with Rudlof and Santa days, getting children all ready and geared up for Christmas! Our FootieBugs Holiday Camps are perfect for both boys and girls aged between 5-11 years and are filled with […]

FootieBugs Halloween Holiday Camp

FootieBugs runs holiday camps all over the UK over the school holidays and this year FootieBugs is hosting a spooky Halloween Holiday Camp with a special fancy dress competition running on Friday 30th October to raise money for Children in Need! Our FootieBugs Holiday Camps are perfect for both boys and girls aged between 5-11 […]

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