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Blackburn Rovers open Community Wellbeing hub at Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust recently opened a brand new Community Wellbeing Hub at Ewood Park; an innovative facility and a first of its kind to be available free of charge within a professional football stadium in England. The opening of the Community Wellbeing Hub further showcases the commitment of Blackburn Rovers to improve people’s mental […]

Every Player Counts with Northampton Town Community Trust turns Loyd’s world around.

Having struggled both physically and mentally, Loyd joined Northampton Town Community Trust’s Every Player Counts programme. The programme turned out to have such an impact on him and his ability to turn his life around, he now volunteers on the Trust’s disability programme. “Back in 2012 I was informed about Northampton Town’s involvement with community […]

Sunderland AFC gets David ‘Back on Track’

David Little left school in 2017 with very few qualifications and low in confidence.  He joined Sunderland AFC’s Foundation of Light’s, ‘Back on Track’ programme and started a journey with his Football Club that eventually led to him securing full-time employment with a locally based company, ‘Vantec.’  The Foundation’s Back on Track programme is specifically […]

Swansea City AFC Foundation’s FIT JACKS participants collect 50kg of food for local foodbank

Swansea City AFC Foundation’s FIT JACKS participants collected 50kg of food for the Swansea Community Fridge foodbank to mark the end of their training programme. The participants brought 110 items to their final FIT JACKS session for the local foodbank, having planned the donations with participant Layla Lucas, who manages Swansea Community Fridge. The food […]

Foundation Degree with Stevenage Foundation enhanced Sonny’s leadership as a coach.

Prior to enrolling on the Foundation Degree with Stevenage Foundation, in partnership with the University of South Wales Sonny was already well known at the Foundation having been an apprentice. His experience within the environment meant Sonny already had a high level of confidence when it came to coaching and working as part of a […]

University of South Wales graduate now working full-time at Stevenage Foundation and Stevenage FC Academy.

Whilst on the Foundation Degree in partnership with the University of South Wales and Stevenage Foundation, Josh gained on the job experience through the Foundations community projects that has allowed him to make the natural progression into full-time coaching. The University of South Wales allows students to gain practical experience in their desired nature of […]