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Demi Tackles Loneliness whilst on NCS

Demi, 17, from Doncaster was one of thousands of teens in Yorkshire and Humber to take part in NCS during the pandemic. COVID-19 has impacted all ages, non-more so than Young People and before starting the NCS programme Demi admitted that she felt mentally drained and had lost track of where she was on her […]

EFL Clubs and Community Organisations responded throughout 2020 to the needs of the people in their Communities….

2020 has been by far the most challenging year of recent times, however we are extremely proud of our network who have adapted and overcome these challenges working tirelessly to serve their local communities. EFL Clubs and their respective Club Community Organisations (CCOs) have always been, and remain, at the heart of their communities, and […]

The Bees’ Knees

Much like the insect from which the club takes its nickname, Brentford’s impressive new home is a hive of activity, and its inhabitants’ collaborative work is part of something far bigger during uncertain times. Brentford is a club that is going places, quite literally. Within a whisker of the top-flight in the summer, the West […]

Charlton focuses on communities learning about and tackling racial inequality and social injustice in 2020 and beyond…

Charlton Athletic Community Trust is committed to raising awareness and recognising the outstanding contributions that black communities have made while providing opportunities for colleagues and its local communities to learn about, and to tackle, racial inequality and social injustice. Black History Month is an annual celebration of cultural diversity which commemorates the history and achievements […]

Huddersfield Town Foundation’s University of South Wales student is a Proud Terrier

 “I really want to help in the fight to eradicate homophobia from football,” says Ryan Mather, a first year student on the University of South Wales and EFL Trust Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development with Huddersfield Town Foundation.” Ryan is a life-long Huddersfield Town fan and very ‘Proud Terrier’. Here is Ryan’s […]

EFL Trust Christmas Advent Calendar

This advent, the EFL Trust are celebrating some of the amazing people whose lives have been changed by our Clubs and Club Community Organisations (CCOs). Each morning throughout December we will be sharing a different story through our social media channels. 2020 has been by far the most challenging year of recent times, however we […]

NCS participants get green-fingered at Sandall Park.

11 young people from Club Doncaster Sports College have transformed a local park whilst on NCS (National Citizen Service) this autumn. As part of the NCS programme, participants plan and deliver a social action project to make a positive change in their local community. The group were keen to refresh Sandall Park, a popular park […]