Melbourne Heart FC's Round 18 match against Perth Glory at Albury's Lavington Sports Ground is part of the Hyundai A-League's 'Play Football' round.
Melbourne Heart FC's Round 18 match against Perth Glory at Albury's Lavington Sports Ground is part of the Hyundai A-League's 'Play Football' round, which is targeted at driving junior registration of Australia-s highest participation sport all over the country.
February sees the start of football-s junior registration period for the winter grassroots season and the five Hyundai A-League matches this weekend will be played under the “Play Football” banner.
Melbourne Heart FC will have a strong connection with Albury's grassroots community when the Club plays its regional round fixture against Perth Glory at Lavington Sports Ground.
The Play Football campaign will also include videos from the game-s heroes including Melbourne Heart FC captain Harry Kewell. Kewell speaks about his experiences as a young player and encourages aspiring footballers to sign up to a club.
Click play on the video above to watch the Play Football video with Harry Kewell.
The 2014 Play Football campaign has been expanded to include a drive for Coaches and Referees, who along with players are the game-s greatest advocates and are two key roles that have a great influence on a player-s experience.
Players, coaches and referees can register to “Play Football” by logging onto Australia's biggest online sports registration portal, which can be found at MyFootballClub.com.au.
The “Play Football” round also coincides with the launch of MiniRoos, which is a smaller version of football that provides boys and girls aged 4 - 11 with a fun introduction to the world game. MiniRoos it is all about having fun, learning new skills and making life-long friends and will be delivered by grassroots clubs across Australia.
Match Details Hyundai A-League Round 18 Sunday 9 February 2014 Melbourne Heart FC vs. Perth Glory Lavington Sports Ground, Albury Kick-Off: 3pm