Entries by EFL Trust

EFL Trust Wins £0.5 Million for Active Ageing

The Trust will receive £0.5M of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Active Ageing fund to help older adults stay active. The ‘Extra Time’ project will harness the power of football clubs in the local communities to create Extra Time Hubs. Research shows inactivity among older adults (the over 55’s) is responsible for as many deaths […]

Regional Checkatrade Community Clubs of the Year announced

The EFL is delighted to announce that six member clubs are to be recognised at Parliament for their outstanding work in the community. The six regional winners – Wigan Athletic, Rotherham United, Burton Albion, Fulham, Brighton & Hove Albion and Portsmouth – will be honoured on Monday 6th March at Parliament as the best performing […]

Rotherham United in search for missing Lotto winner

Rotherham United FC and its Community Sports Trust has joined in the search to help find a missing Lotto Millionaire Raffle winner from a ticket bought in the Rotherham Metropolitan Council Area. The winner has until 23rd February 2017 to claim this life-changing sum of money, which is worth £50,000 and the winning Lotto Millionaire Raffle code is […]

Crawley Old Girls pick up prestigious FA award

Crawley COGS picked up one of the main awards at the FA Women’s Football Awards at Wembley Stadium last week  Attended by a host of important figures from the women’s game, the evening included a range of awards from Vauxhall England Player of the Year to WSL Player’s Player and Manager of the Year. The […]


THE joy of being active and all the benefits it can bring is certainly not exclusive to the young. Plymouth Argyle Community Trust run a number of programmes that cater for people of all ages and abilities, helping their community to be active, be healthy and be happy. The Extra Time sessions run every Monday […]

Fulham FC’s FanActiv Wins at Global Sport Award

Fulham FC Foundation’s innovative fan’s health programme, fanActive, has won  international recognition as winners of the Beyond Sport ‘Best New Innovation’ Award. Last week Fulham FC Foundation and London United – the charitable arms of London’s professional football clubs – were recognised before an audience of global sport industry delegates for the programme which has […]

Footballers Say Yes to NCS

Professional footballers from the EFL have pledged their support for the National Citizen Service (NCS) by becoming ambassadors for the teenage personal and social development programme.The popular NCS programme is delivered by EFL clubs across the country, helping young people develop important skills whilst making an impact in their local communities. Sheffield Wednesday’s Liam Palmer […]

Students Start their Degree with Football Clubs

Did you know you can study for a degree with a football club? Over 100 students have just start their degree course with Football Clubs around the country. The Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development has been designed in conjunction with the University of South Wales and the EFL Trust in order to identify the […]