Entries by EFL Trust

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 […]

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, […]