Local team’s five-a-side Wembley dream

Teams playing in five-a-side football leagues at Great Cornard and Hadleigh now have the chance to win their way to Wembley Stadium.

The Premier Fives Leagues held at Great Cornard and Hadleigh High Sports Centres have been confirmed as qualifying leagues for the FA’s prestigious FA Fives competition. Successful teams have the opportunity to progress through to finals at Wembley.

To sign up for the new season call Mike Tyrrell on 07850 197996 or email grangefives@aol.com. Great Cornard is held Tuesday evenings and Hadleigh on Thursdays.

Further information is available at www.footballfives.co.uk.

n Grants of up to £5,000 are being offered to grassroots football clubs through the Football Foundation’s Grow the Game scheme.

Applications for funding can be made at www.footballfoundation.org.uk and more information is available through Suffolk FA.

Closing date is December 21.