Derbyshire County Football Association has been selected as national winners in the 2014 FA Respect Awards within the County FA Award category. The prestigious award recognises the exceptional work that has taken place during the 2013-14 season focussing on making football in the county fair, safe and enjoyable.
The great great great granddaughter of the acclaimed Glasgow shipbuilder John Macgregor, Annabel Macgregor from Highfields School in Matlock, is attending the Commonwealth Games after a team from the school won the BBC and British Council’s “Commonwealth Class” programme.
Australia badminton coaches Lasse Bundgaard and Ricky Yu gave an insight into their coaching methods at a breakfast event for sports coaches in Derbyshire, which was held at the University of Derby ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
Teams from Mickleover Primary School, Kniveton CofE Primary School, Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Glebe Junior School, Eckington School, Heanor Gate Science College, Hope Valley College, Derby High School and Holmgate Primary School and Nursery were among the winners at the Sainsbury’s Derbyshire School Games Event, as around 1,000 young people competed in a day of close competition at Mount St Mary’s College in Spinkhill.