March 26th, 2019 will surely go down as an unforgettable day for everyone involved.

In association with Nike and Premier League club Brighton and Hove Albion FC, we held an event at Brighton FC’s training ground, the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre.

The all-day event included 4 grassroots football teams and 7 Brighton first team men’s and women’s players.

The day consisted of a range of coaching drills, Q&A sessions and an all-around interaction and engagement with Premier League football players. 

EDSV Academy

Ashington Cougars FC

City Of London Schools

Oakwood FC


The day was split into the morning which included 2 boys teams attending training sessions led by Brighton & Hove Albion FC Men’s: Dutch Striker Jürgen Locadia, Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan and Captain Bruno.

In the afternoon 2 girls teams had another range of training sessions led by Brighton & Hove Albion FC Women’s first team players: England Striker Ellie Brazil, Goalkeeper Marie Hourihan and Captain Danielle Buet.

With each player leading their own individual sessions, each of the grassroots teams had the chance to pick the brains of Premier league players who were more than happy to pass on knowledge and tips to the players during and following the sessions.

“Grassroots football taught me the fundamentals of becoming a footballer and was my first stepping stone into the game” – Jordan Nobbs

Grassroots to greatness

As grassroots’ number one supporter, Discount Football Kits has consistently invested into grassroots football as well as supporting football charities across the UK.

A clear focus on quality branded goods at affordable prices, speedy delivery and great customer service have made Discount Football Kits the UK’s leading supplier of everything you need to enjoy the beautiful game. We’re proud of our longstanding relationship with a major brand like Nike who is known for their commitment to grassroots football supplying football kits, tracksuits, rain jackets, footballs and accessories.

Discount Football Kits was established in 1979 and were responsible for creating one the UK’s first websites dedicated to supplying football kits – has now been operating for more than 20 years. During that time we have built a fine reputation for being trustworthy and our experience and dedication has led to us becoming the UK’s leading supplier of Nike football kits and football equipment.

Q&A | Player Interaction

We invited huge Brighton & Hove Albion FC fan Joshua Cordeschi aka ItsFusionHD the chance to meet and interview the Brighton & Hove Albion FC first-team men’s players.

“One of the best days of my life and a dream I never thought would come true”

For the women’s first team Q&A we had a special surprise guest, Brighton & Hove Albion’s own Laura Raffatey, who was more than happy to ask her teammates and visiting girls teams a few questions.


To showcase the brand new 2019 Nike Teamwear Range we gathered a few of the Brighton & Hove Albion men’s and women’s first team players, who were more than happy to put their modelling skills on show in some of the new Nike range.

View The complete nike range

Nike football kits are a favourite among grassroots clubs due to their cutting-edge designs and innovative technology. Nike is always seeking new ways to improve its products and this is no more apparent than in the quality of Nike football kits and the whole team wear range.

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