Chelsea have been linked with a move for Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi in the last few weeks. The future of defensive midfielder John obi Mikel has been under major cloud of doubt following interest from Galatasaray.

    The Italian international has been constantly linked with a move to the Premier league in the last few years. Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was a huge fan of his style, and he tried several times to bring the 29-year-old to the Etihad stadium. Following the departure of Mancini, though, the interest from City has cooled off in recent months.


    Italy will be taking on Japan in a crucial confederations cup match knowing that they will have the opportunity to seal a place in the semifinals of the tournament with a victory.

    However, it is easier said than done according to Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi, who has once again regained his first-team spot within the national team. Japan may be the underdogs going into the match, but the presence of players like Shinji Kagawa makes them extremely dangerous according to De Rossi. The Manchester United midfield man is regarded as one of the finest playmakers with the Japanese squad.


    AC Milan come into the second leg against Barcelona in the Champions League with a real chance of progressing to the quarter-final stage of the competition, as they lead the Spanish club 2-0 on aggregate.

  • Calling all 7 year olds!

    An introductory meeting for the parents of next season’s Under 7 squad will be held at 8pm on Wednesday June 8th at the clubhouse.

    If your child will be in School Year 2 during the 2011-12 season and would like to play football for their local team, please come along to the meeting.

    For further details or to register expressions of interest, please use the Contact Us form.

  • A Game of 2 Halves

    This weeks game was definitely one of two halves.

    Tailwind lined up with a good formation and gave Manor a midfield battle to start with, both teams struggling to get into each others box.

    6 min passed and the first real attack gifted the home team a slender lead which was followed by two more goals to give a half time lead of 3-0.

  • Soccer 7s Wins Again

    The weather was dry, the sun shone and the third Tailwind Soccer Sevens tournament was enjoyed by the children and parents of the 34 teams who attended over the weekend.

    The U8s enjoyed their first taste of action on the Top Field and took part in a festival of football.

    The U9s tournament was won by Watling FC who beat The Redsox 3-0 in the final and the U10s was claimed by Austen Arrowheads who squeezed past the Hurricanes 2-1 after extra time.

    The U11s winners were Lions, who beat FC Comets 3-2 in a classic final.

  • Tailwind U14s 1 – 8 Raleigh City

    Despite the number of goals scored against the team, many good qualities were shown in this match. Particularly the team’s great reaction in the second half of the match that helped the team to achieve a goal with a smashing shot by Thomas. The opposing team was very well organized and strong and they had one player who throughout the match scored almost all of their goals. Our team continued to be brave and determined throughout the match, showing once again a lot of potential.

    From the Manager