Entries by EFL Trust

JOE: “I was never motivated by sitting in a classroom, so the blended learning aspect of the course really helped me.”

Joe Pym, Education and Recruitment Officer at Wigan Athletic Community Trust, has embarked on an educational pathway with Wigan Athletic and the University of South Wales (USW). The 26-year-old’s involvement on the USW Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching course led him to achieve his dreams and ambitions of working for his boyhood Club. The […]

Five new Club Community Organisations on board for second year of innovative Daughters and Dads Active and Empowered project

Women in Sport, in partnership with the Fatherhood Institute, EFL Trust and the University of Newcastle (Australia), is excited to announce that five new Club Community Organisations (CCO’s) will be part of the ‘Daughters and Dads Active and Empowered’ project for the next two years in the UK. Leyton Orient Trust, The Albion Foundation (West […]

EFL Trust are helping 10,000 fans tackle their weight

The EFL Trust are helping fans to tackle their weight, get healthier and be happier by joining FIT FANS, a free 12 week programme, launching in January 2020 at 30 Clubs in England. The EFL Trust’s FIT FANS programme will be supported by over £2.25 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England and will […]

Foxton Centre users welcomed to EFL House this Christmas

The English Football League opened its doors and welcomed members of the local community to EFL House today. A number of adults and young people who use the Foxton Centre, a Preston-based charity which provides support, safety and resources for homeless and vulnerable people in the city, attended a Christmas meal hosted by the EFL. […]

Stags duo bring festive gifts to young supporters

  Mansfield Town wingers CJ Hamilton and Otis Khan brought some festive cheer to youngsters from across the district last night, attending the annual SSA Christmas Party. The duo visited youngsters Jango’s Indoor Play Centre and completed a special mission set by Santa, to deliver festive chocolates for youngsters to enjoy when they met the […]

DSActive Football Festivals

During the 2019-2020 season, DSActive will  run three regional Football Festivals, in the South East, South West and the North. The festivals are aimed at players with Down’s syndrome, whatever their abilities. The aim of the day is for the players to have fun and play matches against other clubs. Recently, on the 16th November, […]

Mind launch ‘Have Your Mate’s Back’ campaign

The EFL and Mind are now into a second season of a ground-breaking charity partnership which uses the power of football to help improve the nation’s mental health and wellbeing.  With one in four individuals affected by mental health problems, the partnership focuses on the following areas: Raising awareness of mental health amongst fans and […]

Corey and Daniel want to make a difference!

Tranmere Rovers in the Community host adult disability football sessions four days a week at Prenton Park Two participants who regularly attend the sessions have now become coaches at the junior disability football sessions held at Tranmere on a voluntary basis The pair want to raise awareness and help more young people with a disability […]

Mental Wellbeing a real winner for Active Minds Participants

Mansfield Town Football in the Community are delighted to report that the ‘Active Minds’ Project is creating a safe and secure environment for those struggling with social isolation, living with mental illness or living with Dementia. As Football in the Community celebrates thirty years of Community engagement, they are delighted to be taking in part […]