Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2012’

Albion, Arsenal and England legends deliver Coaching Clinic at The Hawthorns

On Thursday 17th May West Bromwich Albion Legend Darren Moore and Former Arsenal and England Ladies star Marieanne Spacey delivered a clinic for coaches at The Hawthorns. The clinics are designed to support coaches at all levels with relevant and up to date CPD opportunities. The theme for the evening was progressing a defending session through technique, skill and game …

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Live The Kickz Dream

130 young people from Albion Kickz projects across Sandwell and Dudley came together for a 6 a side football tournament on West Bromwich Albion’s hallowed turf to ‘Live The Albion Kickz Dream’ on Wednesday 16th May 2012. Street dancers from the Krunch project in Oldbury gave performances before the tournament began and prior to the announcement of the semi finals. …

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Premier League Schools Tournament Finals

West Bromwich Albion were respresented at the recent Premier League Schools Tournament Finals by teams from Aston Fields Middle School and Sandwell Academy.The finals took place at The Emirates Stadium and teams competed in Mixed U11 and Girls U13 age categories. Aston Fields Middle School competed in the Mixed U11 category against Chelsea, local rivals Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers …

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The Albion Foundation host National Downs Syndrome Football Festival

The Albion Foundation host National Downs Syndrome Football Festival Braving torrential rain and winds of 40 miles per hour, 148 DSActive players representing 13 DSActive teams came together at The Albion Foundation on Sunday, 29th April to participate in the National Downs Syndrome Football Festival. The festival was made possible thanks to a donation of £10,250 from the Premier League …

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Disability Awareness Roadshow

As part of our One Albion Disability Project funded by the Premier League, PFA and Short Breaks in Sandwell our Disability Co-ordinator Paul Hunt is delivering a “Disability Awareness Roadshow” for primary schools throughout the region. Paul who is in a wheelchair talks to the children about his life, the obstacles he has overcome and the achievements he has had. …

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Oldbury Academy Activity Week- 18th-22nd June 2012

ast week saw 100 Oldbury Academy pupils come to The Albion foundation to take part in different activities. The year 10 pupils who are all accelerated learners and have completed their GCSE’s a year early still need to have learning time until the end of the summer term. The different activities are being used to promote the ‘Project’ qualification which …

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16-18 football scholarships in partnership with @Futsal

The Albion Foundation and @Futsal are offering a fantastic opportunity for 16-18 year olds to undertake a 2-year scholarship and be coached by The Albion Foundation in Futsal, one of the FA’s key football development strategies. The scholarship which will be complimented by up to 8 hours a week of futsal coaching and training is a two year BTEC Level …

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Guinea Bissau Olympic Team visit The Albion Foundation

With the Olympics fast approaching, The Albion Foundation were honoured to receive a visit from the Guinea Bissau Olympic athletes and support staff on Thursday 26th July. The visit was arranged by Rob Williams (Coaching and Workforce Manager) with the help of Causo Seidi a Guinea Bissau national now living in West Bromwich. Causo completed his FA level 1 coaching …

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Triple A Pupils Rewarded for Improved Attendance

The Albion Foundation is working in partnership with Bristnall Hall, Alexandra High School, St Michaels, Oldbury Academy and Pheonix Collegiate on an attendance project titled ‘Triple A’ which commenced in September 2011. The project works with a cohort of students from each school to improve and reward school attendance. Triple A Coaches from each school selected pupils, who have improved …

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Triple A- summer activities

The Summer has been about only one thing, sport. Young children across Sandwell were able to not only watch it on their televisions but get involved too with the ‘Triple A’ Project. During the first two weeks of the summer holidays, Triple A staff from The Albion Foundation assisted with the camps at three of our partner schools, Alexandra High …

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