Diddy Dribblers News

Why is Physical Development so important in The Early Years?

21st Oct 2020

Enabling children to be physically active and providing a variety of opportunities to apply physical movement skills is standard practice in Early Years settings, but do we all really understand why it is important to offer this provision? In 2014, A.D. Nurse published a book, within which she discussed how physical development acts as a Read the full article…

Making sessions COVID-19 safe

29th Sep 2020

On Saturday 3rd October our Diddy Dribblers members sessions return at Chatburn Primary School. We have taken extra precautions to ensure that children, parents and our team members are safe whilst attending sessions. To learn what measures we have put in place, have a read through our COVID-19 FAQ’s, or take a quick look at Read the full article…

Let our children learn through play!!

18th Jan 2018

Ofsted’s new Bold Beginnings report suggests that the primary school curriculum should focus more heavily on literacy and mathematics and give less opportunity for play. An article in The Guardian this week asserts that this Ofsted’s report is fundamentally flawed and we agree! At Diddy Dribblers we coach pre-school and nursery children in football skills and Read the full article…

Diddy Dribblers Christmas Sessions 🎄⚽

13th Dec 2017

Diddy Dribblers sessions over the holiday period Here’s the timetable of which sessions will be running over Christmas. Friday 15th December – Mellor Village Hall – ON Saturday 16th December – Chatburn Primary School – ON Saturday 16th December – Broughton Primary School – ON Saturday 16th December – Blackburn Youth Zone – ON Monday Read the full article…


23rd Nov 2017

Black Friday comes early to Diddy Dribblers!!! Between Thursday 22nd and midnight on Sunday 26th November: **Book 6 sessions and we’ll give you 2 extra sessions free!** It’s also the perfect time to plan your child’s party! There’s 20% off these too!

Jake at Blackburn Rovers!

6th Oct 2017

Jake Scott, a local lad who has been a member of Diddy Dribblers for around three years, has recently been invited into Blackburn Rovers for some training sessions. Whilst it’s disappointing to lose Jake for the moment, we’re really pleased and proud that one of our Diddy Dribblers has received this opportunity.  It reinforces our Read the full article…

Opportunity for a Senior Sports Coach at Pro Sport Coaching Ltd.

21st Jul 2017

Pro Sport Coaching, our sister company, is looking for a Senior Sports Coach to join their team of enthusiastic, experienced sports coaches. If you’re interested in this exciting position with a well respected, growing company, please follow this link to download full details! We’re recruiting! Exciting Opportunity at Pro Sport Coaching! 🙂

Two exciting updates for Saturday morning Diddy Dribblers!!

19th Jul 2017

In response to our members, we’re moving the Diddy Dribblers sessions for 5-7 year olds to Chatburn Primary school, starting on Saturday 5th August. These new sessions will follow on from the current Saturday morning sessions at 11:00 am and will replace the 5-6pm Monday training at Roefield.     We’re also very excited about a brand Read the full article…

Diddy Dribblers Academy! The next step…

26th May 2017

We are so excited to now be announcing Diddy Dribblers Academy, which has been created to provide a clear pathway for our young Diddy Dribblers, providing fun football coaching from age 2-11. We’ve often been asked by parents of children coming up to 5 years old, “What’s next? Does Diddy Dribblers have any follow-on sessions for Read the full article…