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FIT BLUEBIRDS provides turning point for Stephanie

Stephanie was approaching her 49th Birthday and was looking for ways to improve herself physically and mentally. After receiving an email from Cardiff City Football Club, which highlighted the new 12-week FIT BLUEBIRDS programme, she signed up immediately. Prior to joining FIT BLUEBIRDS, Steph was suffering from PTSD, she was attempting to return to university […]

Extra Time Hubs with Wigan Athletic Community Trust offers Dennis a new lease of life after Parkinsons diagnosis

For Dennis Heaton, living with Parkinson’s disease has brought a number of challenges. But six months after becoming involved with Wigan Athletic Community Trust’s Extra Time programme, the retired welder has a new-found confidence which has seen him reach new heights by going rock climbing at the weekly session. Running through the Wigan Athletic Supporters […]

Remember the Rovers Visit Senior Training Ground

Ahead of Blackburn Rovers fixture wit Ipswich Town, Blackburn Rovers Community Trust’s Remember the Rovers group made a special visit to the Senior Training Centre. The group, which has been running since 2019, brings people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia together weekly in the Darwen End Stand at Ewood Park and discuss their memories of […]

Sutton United Supporting The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

To mark the start of an exciting new relationship between Sutton United and the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, four Sutton United first team players, captain Craig Eastmond, Sam Hart, Louis John and Rob Milsom, visited The Royal Marsden’s Oak Centre for Children and Young People in Sutton earlier this month. The players were also joined […]

Accelerating the progress of Women and Girls in Football

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we look at how the network of EFL Club Community Organisations aim to give women in football and sport equal opportunities to succeed, and accelerate their progress in their chosen pathway. With recognition that women were under-represented across the Football and Sport’s Coaching degree courses that are run at […]