Entries by EFL Trust

EFL Day of Disabilities: “Many of the young people involved have never attended a football match before.”

To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Brentford FC Community Sports Trust gave a special task to children from our disability projects. With the Community Trust engaging with 250 children and adults with disabilities each year, it is no surprise that we marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in a special […]

Swindon Town’s Holiday Camps Give Parents Respite

Thanks to Swindon Town holiday camps parents of youngsters with a disability are getting a much needed respite. Swindon recently extended their Multi Sports Holiday course to include activities for children with Special Educational Needs and Physical Disabilities.  These courses not only are delivered to enable parents a respite facility during school holiday periods, they […]

Proud to Support Rainbow Laces

The EFL and EFL Trust are proud to support Rainbow Laces. Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign is in support of LGBT equality with a key theme for this year focused on creating more allies to LGBT people in sport. The EFL’s support for rainbow Laces forms part of its wider LGBT work delivered in conjunction with […]

Brentford Legend Kevin O’Connor unites with LGBT+ fan group for Rainbow Laces community match

Brentford’s LGBT+ fan group ‘LGBeeT’s’ laced up their football boots with Brentford FC Community Sports Trust and Middlesex FA this week in a bid to raise awareness of LGBT+ equality in football. The group took part in a unique football match at Middlesex FA’s new home at Rectory Park, Northolt. Along with four Brentford players, […]

Blackburn Rovers Social Action Stars

An inspirational group of young people from Blackburn Rovers have won the NCS Social Action Star Awards for their project supporting Galloways Society for the Blind.   Their project was voted the best social action project from the many 1,000s of projects that were undertaken by young people on NCS this year.  Here Shannon and Kelly […]

LATICS STAR NICK POWELL HELPS TO GET KIDS ON THE MOVE IN WIGAN

Pre-school aged children in Wigan were joined by Latics’ first team player Nick Powell at the launch of the Kids on the Move programme. Youngsters aged three and four years old from the Westfield Start Well Family Centre attended the session at Wigan Athletic Community Trust’s base at Montrose Skills Hub near the DW Stadium, and […]

Inspirational Bristol Youth Are Transforming Their Community

Bristol City’s Youth Council are a group of young people taking practical action in their community in order to create positive social change that is of benefit to the wider community as well as to the youth council themselves. They have designed and delivered some brilliant projects addressing issues that are relevant to their community. […]