Lotus Sports Club

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The club was formed in 1998 by the current manager to provide young people with the opportunity to engage in mainstream football and participated in the Intermediate Football League 2001, East London & Essex League U14 2001 (Cup Finalist), Ilford and District Football league 2004 – 2010. The club prides itself by nurturing the junior squad and to promote the youth to senior teams, with several of the existing players coming through the ranks over the last 14 years.

The club was recently promoted from the 2nd division as league champions, only losing twice in the league and reaching one quarter final and a semi-final in the first year in the cup matches. Apart from working with the ethnic communities in England the club has and still is working with orphanages in India to promote sports amongst both girls and boys through personal funding. Over the past 14 years the club has provided services to over 2000 children and continues to work with children from the ages of 4 and upwards in deprived communities.

The club adopts a Dutch and Brazilian style of football and heavily follows the Ajax Amsterdam style of coaching, which in evident in the way the ball is moved around the pitch with an attractive flowing system. It is also recognised that the club is one of the few clubs that merges Indians, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, West Indian and Sri-Lankan communities. Over the past 14 years the club has won over 30 trophies in various leagues and tournaments and won the National Fairplay award in 2007 and Osmani Cup (U12). However, the club is in the process of rebuilding the team with further juniors from the youth section.