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Month-Long Ramadan Celebrations Taking Place At Deepdale

Preston North End will be celebrating the month of Ramadan by providing free fresh fruit, water and dates for those who are fasting, with a gazebo to be stationed at Deepdale each evening throughout the holy month of Islamic celebrations. Preston North End Community and Education Trust will be working in partnership with Preston United, […]


The English Football League (EFL) has delivered its one millionth food parcel as part of its ongoing community work supporting those in need during the global pandemic.   A year to the day since football was forced to stop during the first national lockdown, the delivery of the one millionth food parcel is testament that […]


A group of  students studying our USW Foundation degree with Wolverhampton Wanderers have been part of the big team effort in supporting the Clubs Feed Our Pack initiative to try and help alleviate food poverty in their city. Jeevan Kang, Richard Lewis, Taylor Sankey, Sofi Makarounas and Louis Guttridge spent a day during February half […]

A Four Generation Game – For Bristol City Ladies

Four generations of women from one family are getting involved in football, thanks to Bristol City Robins Foundation’s innovative ‘F3’ project. A lack of opportunity for girls to get involved in football was identified by three teenage members of the Robins Foundation’s Youth Council – a body of eight young people who use their in-depth […]

Lioness skipper pays tribute to Foundation of Light

Steph Houghton thanks Sunderland AFC’s official charity in role they played to kickstart her career. Steph Houghton became a household name following her exploits in the 2012 Olympics, scoring three goals in Great Britain’s four games. However, the England skipper was already familiar to thousands across the north east, especially those in Sunderland, who had followed […]

Burton Albion’s Impact In in the Community is Worth Millions

BURTON Albion Community Trust’s impact on the wellbeing of the people of East Staffordshire has never been more needed and an impact study has shown that when it really mattered the charity was there to help. In any normal year, BACT’s reach into the community, its ability to help and motivate people and its position […]

Football Clubs Support COVID Vaccination and Testing Programmes

Throughout the COVID pandemic Football Clubs and their charities have continued to support their communities, making 940,000 food deliveries to those in need, tackling loneliness by making over 280,000 calls and doing thousands of garden gate visits.  Over the past few weeks, there has been an increase in the number of EFL Club stadia and […]

Football Club Community organisations expand Coronavirus community care thanks to Barclays Donation

EFL Football Clubs in Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Nottingham have been awarded a collective £400,000 from Barclays to feed hungry people, combat loneliness and ensure that these vital services continue to be available as we eventually move out of the pandemic. The Football Club Community Organisations are amongst 100 UK charities to be awarded a […]