News 2010 Archive
Vallance FC U14 new kit Date 10/11/2010
Vallance FC U14 proudly pose with their new football kit which was sponsored by 3s-Acompany Ltd. The Company offer a wide range of media services including website & graphic design, digital & litho printing and large format printing of banners, posters & canvases and are based in Bethnal Green.
The team will wear the kit for the U14 Kent Youth League.
Vallance FC U20 lose cup final Date 03/11/2010
On the night of Wednesday 27th October 2010 under the lights of the Mile End stadium Vallance FC U20 took on Millwall Albion U20 in the Unity Cup Final 2010.
The game was watched by around 300 people on a dry night. Vallance FC started the strongest but were a goal down in 10 minutes through a corner. Vallance then scored 2 goals in 5 minutes from Gerald Chidhokza and Mehmood Kamal.
Millwall equalized through a free kick and just before the break Vallance were awarded a penalty when Gerald was fouled in the area. He took the penalty but missed. After the break Vallance had the better of the game but again were done by 2 more goals from set pieces and lost the final 4-2.
Holiday Coaching Date 03/11/2010
During the October 2010 half term school holiday Vallance held a 4 day multi sports coaching session.
The sessions were at Mile End Sports centre and Weavers Field and attended by 40 young boys. Medals were given out on the last day.
This programme is supported by the BBC Children in Need.
Vallance U14 win again Date 03/11/2010
Vallance U14 win again
On Thursday 28th October 2010 at the Mile End centre Vallance FC U14 won another tournament this season. They too part in the Canary Wharf U14 Cup and won the 7 a side tournament by winning all there 8 games and conceding just 1 goal.
WELL DONE AGAIN BOYS!!!!
Vallance FC clean up awards Date 27/10/2010
On Monday 11th October 2010 at the Troxy Hall in Tower Hamlets Vallance FC U13 and U12 collected there medals for the BFA Summer Youth leagues. This Award is a annual event held by the Bangladesh Football Association UK.
Valllance FC U13 won the league and cup double and the U12 finished runners up in both.
(in picture is VFC U13 with medals and trophy)
JMC Cup 2010 Date 21/10/2010
On Sunday 10th October 2010 Vallance FC for the 2nd year running helped organise and run the Junior Muslim Council (JMC) Cup 2010. The one day 7 a side football tournament was held at the Stepney Green astro turf pitch. It had a U14 and U12 age group. All the boys that attend the JMC classes from all over the UK took part.
Both the age categories were won by teams from London. The U12 was won by Bow JMC and the U14 was won by Globe Town JMC.
(picture of U14 Globe Town JMC with the winning cup)
Vallance FC U18 took on Cray Wanderers U18 Date 18/10/2010
Vallance FC U18 took on Cray Wanderers U18 in the Kent Youth League on Sunday 3rd Oct 2010. The game was played at the new home of Vallance FC at the Waltham Forest Pool & Track Stadium. The senior team play there on Saturdays.
The match was very open and the score was 3-2 to Cray Wanderers in the first half. In the second half Vallance took a 6-5 lead but eventually lost 7-6. In the crowd was the manager of Cray Wanderers senior team who play in the Ryman Premier Division. He said this was one of the most end to end games he has seen..
(picture attached from the game at new stadium)
Vallance FC U19 team will be competing in the Unity Cup Final Date 15/10/2010
Vallance FC U19 team will be competing in the Unity Cup Final on Wednesday 27th October 2010. The game will take place at the Mile End Stadium with a 7-15pm kick off.
We will like you to come down and support the team. The game is against Millwall Albion FC and they are bringing down a lot of supporters.
We need to show that Vallance FC are the Pride of the Borough.
Vallance FC will be holding a 2 day football coaching programme Date 15/10/2010
Vallance FC will be holding a 2 day football coaching programme during the October Half Term school holiday. The coaching is free of charge and open to boys 8-13 years old.
This will take place on TUESDAY 26th and WEDNESDAY 27th October 2010 from 11am to 1pm. The venue is WEAVERS FIELD in Vallance Road, London E1.
Can you please make sure you drop your son 10 minutes before the start for registration and come to collect him 5 minutes before the end of the session. Please make sure your son brings a bottle of water and appropriate kit (trainers/football boots and tracksuit bottoms/shorts).
Any queries regarding location please contact Mr Junel Uddin on; 07956 835 811 or email
Vallance progress to final Date 15/09/2010
Vallance FC U21 have made it to the final of the Unity Cup 2010. The heat stages were on Saturday 11th Sept 2010 at Victoria Park with 5 teams from Tower Hamlets.
All the teams played each other once and Vallance FC finished 2nd with 2 draws and 2 wins. The Final will take place at the Mile End Stadium on Wednesday 27th Oct 2010 against Millwall Albion FC.
We will like all Vallance members with parents to attend this and support your team.
SEN Sportsday 2010 Date 15/09/2010
On Tuesday 14th Sept 2010 Vallance CSA held there 2nd SEN (Special Educational Needs) Sportsday. The event which is run in partnership with Tower Hamlets Youth Connexions PAYP is for young people with SEN and Learning difficulties.
Around 180 people packed the stadium with 130 taking part in the sporting activities. Medals and trophies were given out to all that took part. SEN Health manager Junel Uddin said" today was the climax of 2 months of training and workshops that we have done with all these young people. It was a great day for all of them.
This event is getting bigger and better every year thanks to all connected". Councillor Mizan Chaudhury who is the 2012 Olympic Ambassador was there to hand out medals along with Dinar Hossain the head of Youth Services in Tower Hamlets.
Vallance FC U18 and U14 have started there games in the Kent Youth League Date 15/09/2010
Vallance FC U18 and U14 have started there games in the Kent Youth League. On Sunday 5th Sept Vallance FC U18 travelled to South London to play Bromley U18 in the league.
The game was a close affair but Bromley won the game with a disputed penalty 5 minutes from the end. On Sunday 12th Sept both Vallance U18 and U14 were away in the League cup. The U18 travelled to Thamesmead and got a deserved 1-1 draw and will face a replay. The U14 side travelled to Ashford Borough in Kent and lost the game 5-2.
Vallance FC manager Junel Uddin says" this year we have put these 2 teams in this league because we feel they need the competition. The league is very competitive and has all Youth teams from the senior teams in Kent. It will make the teams more stronger and give the local Tower Hamlets boys a taste of football at the highest level.
Scouts from Fisher Athletic FC and Maidstone United FC regularly attend games so it gives the boys a chance to get signed up by Conference teams".
Summer 2010 programme Date 03/09/2010
Vallance CSA held a Summer programme for young people aged 13-19. The programme included Multi Sports coaching which was held at Weavers Field and Mile End sports centre.
The young people were rewarded with trips to Thorpe Park and the Emirates Stadium to watch Arsenal FC compete with AC Milan, Lyon and Celtic FC in the Emirates Cup 2010.
2nd Annual SEN (Special Educational Needs) Sports Day Date 01/09/2010
Vallance CSA will be holding their 2nd Annual SEN (Special Educational Needs) Sports Day on Tuesday 14th September 2010.
The event will be at the Mile End Stadium from 11am to 1pm. To take part in the sporting activities please contact the VCSA office for booking forms.
Vallance Volunteer Football Coaches Date 01/09/2010
Vallance Volunteer Football Coaches Najul Kamal and Dildar Alom have recently acquired their FA level One Coaching Badge. The duo who undertook the course at the Osmani Centre in Vallance Road also obtained their FA Emergency Aid and Child Protection Certificates. They will continue to coach in the Vallance Academy before looking to complete their FA Level Two Coaching Badge next Summer.
Another Vallance Coach Sam O'Brien has recently qualified as a Level Nine Referee through the London Football Association. The Course was also held at the Osmani Centre and lasted three days. The Course also included Sam attending a Child protection workshop. Sam will look to progress to a Level 7 Referee in the very near Future. He will also Referee Vallance Youth Team games as well as in Local Leagues and Cup Competitions.
Both Courses were funded by VCSA and are part of a Scheme in which to enable as many Vallance Coaches to gain Qualifications in the Sporting Field as possible.
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Sports Coaching programme Date 10/08/2010
Vallance CSA are going to run a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Sports Coaching programme during the Summer. This will include a series of workshops catering for people with SEN. There will be activities available for wheel chair users on certain days.
The Summer programme will end with a SEN Sportsday on Tuesday 14th September at the Mile End stadium. If you need any more information on the programme please contact the VCSA office.
Vallance FC so close Date 10/08/2010
Vallance FC youth teams competed in the Tower Hamlets 5 a side Community Cup on Saturday 31st July 2010 at the Mile End sports Centre.
Every year since the competition has been introduced 5 years ago Vallance FC have had a team going through to compete in a final. This year it was the Vallance FC U13 A team, they lost in the final 3-1 to Victoria Park Rangers. The Vallance FC U13 b squad lost in the semi final to Victoria Park Rangers,in doing so it stopped an all Vallance FC final.
The Vallance FC U12 team lost in the group stages and the Vallance FC U11 team lost in the quarter final.
Vallance FC have mixed fortune Date 20/07/2010
Vallance FC U13 have won the Bangladesh Football Association (BFA) UK U13 summer league 2010. They won the league undefeated for the second year running after winning the U12 summer league last year. The team was managed by new coach for the summer 19 year old Hamidul Islam. Vallance FC U12 have narrowly missed out on the U12 title on the final day. They had to win against Elite Youith but lost 5-4 and the title went to Elite Tigers U12 by 3 points. The U12 was jointly managed by Peter Ashan and Zishan Ahmed.
In the BFA League Cup, Vallance FC U13 won the final 4-2 on penalties against Newark U13 after the game finished 2-2. This means Vallance FC U13 have won the league and cup double undefeated for the last 2 years. Vallance FC U12 lost the cup final 12-11 on penalties against rivals Elite Tigers U12 after the game finished 2-2.
SEN Sports Day Date 16/06/2010
On Thursday 17th June 2010 Vallance CSA in partnership with Redbridge council run the sports day in the Waltham Forest Stadium. The event was part of the Disability Week which is held every year in Redbridge.
Vallance CSA will work with more SEN (Special Educational Needs) groups in Redbridge as part of the new SEN Health Development programme.
Holiday sports coaching Date 16/06/2010
Vallance delivered a week long School Holiday sports coaching programme from June 1st to 4th at Weavers Field and the Mile End Sports centre.
The sessions were held in the mornings and attending by 40 young local children. This project is funded by the BBC Children in Need.
East London Academy Date 16/06/2010
Vallance FC in partnership with the Pro Touch Soccer Academy have started the search for the next player to come out of Tower Hamlets.
Advanced football coaching sessions are held every Friday at the Mile End Sports centre from 5pm to 7pm. The sessions are run by FA Level 3 qualified coaches. The boys are from year 3-6 and the kids that do well are invited to train at the Pro Touch Soccer Academy on Sunday mornings in Camden where scouts from London Football Clubs attend.
For more info email;
Vallance FC start summer league Date 25/05/2010
Vallance FC U12 and U13 have both started their games in the BFA Summer League.
The U12 team have played 2 and won both and the
U13 have played a won their first game.
Vallance FC U10 out Date 11/05/2010
Vallance FC U10 blue lost the Quarter finals of the East London & Essex Junior Football League Cup on Sunday 9th May 2010. They played Parkview U10 and after the game finished 0-0 in full time and after extra time it went to penalties. Vallance FC missed 2 spot kicks and lost 3-1.
Man of the Match Nafis Choudhury scored his spot kick and will play for Vallance FC U12 in the BFA Summer League 2010. The team finished 4th in the league.
VCSA chairperson elected councillor
VCSA Chairperson Aziz Choudhury has been elected as Councillor for Ilford South after winning the local council election for the Labour party. Congratulation Aziz.
Vallance FC U13 miss out Date 04/05/2010
Vallance FC U13 have double heart ache this season. They finished joint 2nd in the East London & Essex Junior Football League after loosing just 1 game and this Sunday they lost 2-1 after extra time in the semi final of the League knock out Cup to Junior Hammers U13. Junior Hammers took the lead in the first minute but after constant pressure from Vallance throughout the game they were awarded a penalty with 10 minutes remaining and Samir Amin scored. Vallance had 4 clear chances after that to win in normal time but striker Mohamed Sadiqur did not have his shooting boots on. In the 1st minute of extra time Junior Hammers scored what would be the winning goal and Vallance just could not find a equaliser and lost the chance to play at Hornchurch FC stadium on June 7th 2010 at the final.
Manager Junel Uddin said "I am very proud of the boys because last season they finished below mid table and now we just missed out on the double so they can hold there heads up high. We are now preparing the team for the trip to Manchester in July to play in the Umbro International U13 tournament and this team will be playing in the Kent Youth U14 League in season 2010-11. The league has youth teams from all the teams that compete in the Kent Senior League".
Vallance FC are recruiting quality players for the Kent Youth League in U14,U16 and U18.
Please contact Junel Uddin on 07956 835 811 or email for details.
Vallance FC U16 win Cup Date 20/04/2010
On Monday 19th April 2010 at the Mile End stadium Vallance FC U16 beat SOUL Youth U16 3-1 to win the Safer Neighbourhood Tournament (SNT) U16 cup 2010.
This year is the first time the SNT have introduced a U16 tournament and they got Vallance CSA to run it for them. The tournament started on Saturday 17th April with 8 teams at Victoria Park. The teams were split in 2 groups and VFC U16 were in group B with MUL U16,Shadwell U16 and SOUL Youth U16.
VFC finished 2nd in the group and played Bromley By Bow U16 in the semi final and won in a penalty shoot out. The final at Mile End kicked off at 6pm and there was a crowd of more then 200 people watching.
Player of the U16 tournament was VFC captain Mendas. In the Senior SNT Cup Vallance FC lost in the Quater finals to the eventual runners up Clichy FC who got beat 3-2 by London Tigers in the final.
Vallance FC beat hot favourites Stepney FC and Mohammadan FC in the earlier rounds.
Vallance CSA nominated for Community group of the Year
Vallance CSA were short listed for the Channel S Community Group of the Year 2009. They were nominated along with London Tigers and a Community group from Blackburn. The winners were London Tigers.
New Kit Launch
Vallance FC launched their new football kit for the U16 team on Monday 12th April at the Selby Estate football pitch.
Vallance FC were running their Estate based football coaching there. The kit was given by Tower Hamlets Homes and local councillor Abdal Ullah was there to launch it along with staff and directors from Tower Hamlets Homes.
Vallance FC will be holding a 2 day football coaching programme during the Easter holiday
Vallance FC will be holding a 2 day football coaching programme during the Easter holiday. The coaching is free of charge and 8-13 year old boys are invited.
This will take place on TUESDAY 13th and WEDNESDAY 14th APRIL 2010 from 11am to 1pm. The venue is WEAVERS FIELD in Vallance Road, London E1.
Can you please make sure you drop your son 10 minutes before the start for registration and come to collect him 5 minutes before the end of the session.
Please make sure your son brings a bottle of water and appropriate kit (trainers/football boots and tracksuit bottoms/shorts).
Any queries regarding location please contact Mr Junel Uddin on:
07956 835 811 or email
Football 4 All Date 30/03/2010
New kit for APASENTH Date 18/03/2010
APASENTH(Asian Parents Association for Special Educational Needs in Tower Hamlets) have been showing off their new kit which was awarded to them by the Football Foundation.
Vallance FC project manager Junel Uddin who also coaches the group football on Tuesdays at the Whitecapel Sports centre applied for the kit.
He said "we have a great partnership with APASENTH so it was our pleasure in applying to the Football Foundation for this kit. The group really feel like professional footballers now".
Vallance FC run SNT U16 Tournament Date 18/03/2010
Vallance FC in partnership with Stepney FC will be running the U16 Safer Neighbourhood Tournament (SNT) on Saturday 17th April 2010.
The tournament will consist of 8 teams from Tower Hamlets who will be split into 2 groups of 4.
The final will take place on Monday 19th April at the Mile End Stadium.
For more information contact Junel Uddin on 07956 835 811
Day Football Coaching Date 08/02/2010
Vallance FC will be holding a 2 day football coaching programme during the Half Term school holiday. The coaching is free of charge.
This will take place on TUESDAY 16th and WEDNESDAY 17th FEBRUARY 2010 from 11am to 1pm.
The venue is WEAVERS FIELD in Vallance Road, London E1.
Nike challenge Date 04/02/2010
On Tuesday 2nd Feb 2010 Vallance FC took part in a 2 hour training session to test the new Nike T90 boots.
The session was held by 5 coaches that work for Nike and was held at Mile End sports centre. All the players wore the boots for the 2 hour session and got to give feedback on the new boots.
There was a shooting drill at the end which was won by vice captain Michael Lovett. He got a voucher to get a new pair of the Nike T90 boots that he can personally design at the Nike store in Central London..
Dec 2009 Kushi Girls project Date 12/01/2010
Dec 2009 Kushi Girls project During the Christmas holiday 2009 Vallance CSA in partnership with the Tower Hamlets PAYP(Positive Activities for Young People) held a 5 day girls project.
During the 5 days there was a Food Safety and CV workshop, a day out Bowling and a trip to the Theatre to watch Alladin.
For more information on future Girls projects email- or call 0207 729 8007.