Premier League 25

Premier League at 25: Hoops’ 5 moments of greatness

Friday night marks the return of Premier League action, but Tuesday is just as significant. August 15th sees its 25th anniversary. And while some football purists resent the attention given to the post-Premier League era, it’s hard to disagree with … Read More

Women in sport

Women’s sport: Are England’s summer successes a game-changer?

A memorable summer of women’s sport has seen England teams march into the public limelight with more purpose than ever before. But how much of a lasting impact will the successes of England’s cricket and footballing women make on the … Read More

Jawahir Roble

Jawahir Roble: Football referee, Muslim woman, role model

Here at Hoops Connect we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. And on our journey we’re meeting some great people, who are working towards the same goals as we are. The latest inspirational figure we’ve been … Read More

Football Beyond Borders

Football Beyond Borders: The charity linking sport with education

Here at Hoops we’re all about helping you to get into sport and fitness. And on our journey we’re meeting some great people, who are working towards the same goals as we are. Football Beyond Borders are a charity doing … Read More

Cath Shanks women's football

Women’s football: “The community is stronger than ever”

The Hoops family is growing, as Cath Shanks joins as our new social media ninja – welcome Cath! But she isn’t just a whiz-kid on Instagram and Twitter, she was pretty handy on the football pitch too. Here, she tells us about her … Read More

Futsal the modern day street football

Futsal: The modern-day street football

Hoops is here to help you manage your sport and fitness obligations, and to find new opportunities. To help you do that, we’re going to be investigating activities which are a little off the beaten path. This week we’re taking … Read More

Bigger and BETA Things

Chapter 4: Bigger and Beta Things

Since Chapter Three of this series, where we chronicle the growth of our tech company and try to teach a little of what we’ve learnt along the way, it’s been pedal-to-the-metal crazy.   We couldn’t write our #mondaymotivation posts if we didn’t … Read More

Header for Hoops Chapter Three: Drumroll Please!

Chapter 3: Drum Roll Please!

The life of a start up is hard, but it’s an absolute blast too. Since Chapter Two of this series, where we chronicle the growth of our tech company and the launch of our sport and fitness app, we’ve been kept very busy. … Read More

Chapter 2: History is Made

Hoops has been in the works for a while, but it’s been just over a week since you all joined us for this journey, as detailed in our first post. We’re happy to report that Chapter 2 of our story isn’t … Read More