Entries by EFL Trust

Latics Deliver PPE to Care Homes and Hospices

Wigan Athletic have delivered 2,000 facemasks to Care Homes and Hospices with  money raised from Latics’ academy, supporters and players Wigan Athletic Community Trust have this week been out distributing 2,000 facemasks to care homes, hospices and other organisations thanks to the donations from the Wigan Athletic Academy, the club’s supporters and first team players. […]

‘Every Player Counts’ provides the chance for all to get involved in football

As part of the EFL Day of Disabilities, the EFL Trust and Wembley National Stadium Trust are celebrating the relaunch of ‘Every Player Counts’, a programme which enables disabled people to take part in football. A further £0.5m donation from Wembley National Stadium Trust will create new opportunities as the disability football programme moves into […]

Argyle Community Trust Opens New £2.5m Sports Hub

A new multi-million pound sports hub in Plymouth, which is expected to support 30,000 people taking part in physical activity a year, was opened by England legend Peter Shilton last week. The facility which is set to become an integral venue for community sport in the local area, includes a floodlit third generation (3G) artificial […]

Six Winners of Checkatrade Community Club of the Year Revealed

Six EFL Clubs will be recognised at Parliament for their outstanding work in the community, the EFL has announced today. As regional winners of the Checkatrade Community Club of the Year, six of the EFL’s 72 Clubs were selected for their innovative and ground breaking work across inclusion, community engagement, education and health. The 2019 winners are listed […]

Degree Apprenticeships Benefit the Employer and the Employees

How Degree Apprenticeships benefit the Employer and the Employee:  Chris and Oxford United Community Trust’s Story School and mainstream academic learning can be a narrow pathway at a very specific time, early in your life. If pure academic learning is not for you or you’re not ready to learn in your formative years, then you often […]

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 […]