Entries by EFL Trust

Football Never Went Away

EFL Clubs and their respective Club Community Organisations (CCOs) have always been, and remain, at the heart of their communities, and their importance to the daily lives of so many people cannot be underestimated. That has been reflected in the outstanding collective efforts that have been made in supporting the response to coronavirus so far. […]

Extra Time Hubs Not Isolated during Isolation

“Suddenly not being able to be involved with the group could have had a big impact on their well-being or mental health.” To conclude Loneliness Awareness Week and the one year anniversary of our Extra Time Hubs, we take a look at how our Club Community Organisations have continued to provide support to a vulnerable […]

Mary is ‘Mrs Motivator’ at Sunderland’s Extra Time Hubs

“It’s very inclusive we have one member who uses a mobility scooter, which didn’t stop him being a goalie. With two of us in goal defending shots, we had a great time!“ As part of Loneliness Awareness Week, we are celebrating the one year anniversary of Extra Time Hubs and highlighting stories of individuals whose […]

“The support Burton Albion Community Trust have provided to my dad and I, has made the past few difficult weeks bearable.”

As part of Loneliness Awareness Week, EFL Trust are celebrating the one year anniversary of Extra Time Hubs, highlighting stories of individuals whose lives have been positively impacted from the project. We’re also showcasing how EFL Club Community Organisations have continued to provide support to a vulnerable section of society throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Today […]

“After losing his wife, the impact and support from Plymouth’s Extra Time Hubs has been a lifeline for Roger.”

When Plymouth Argyle fan Roger tragically lost his wife at the beginning of lockdown. Argyle Community Trust’s Extra Time Hub stepped in to help Roger through this difficult time.     Emma Potter, Argyle Health and disability officer takes up the story.  “Roger is a loyal Pilgrims season ticket holder and his son contacted us to […]

Maureen: “Being a volunteer with Extra Time Hubs has given me a huge confidence boost knowing that I’m helping others be both physically and socially active.”

As part of Loneliness Awareness Week, we are celebrating the one year anniversary of Extra Time Hubs and highlighting stories of individuals whose lives have been positively impacted from the project. We’re also showcasing how EFL Club Community Organisations have continued to provide support to a vulnerable section of society throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. EFL […]