Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2013’


Debut Delight for The Albion Foundation’s Downs Syndrome Team

On Sunday 17th March 2013 The Albion Foundation again hosted the National Downs Syndrome Premier League Football Festival. The day was a huge success and had over 150 players competing and around 700 spectators at the event in the WBA Indoor Academy Dome. The 15 teams competed in three different groups in a round robin format. The three groups were …

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Lord Coe hails ‘Creating Chances’ work

  Albion Foundation praised for what they are achieving in community ALBION, along with all other Premier League clubs, have been hailed by Lord Coe for the work they are achieving in the community – particularly with respect to sports participation – through ‘Creating Chances’. Writing the foreward for the Premier League Creating Chances 2012 report, released today, the chairman …

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Steve checks out SCA Training Night

WBA Head Coach took time out of his busy schedule to watch a Sporting Club Albion (SCA) training night over the two sites of the WBA Academy Centre and Sandwell Academy. Steve observed training, met the players, staff, volunteers and parents of our Powerchair teams, PAN Senior and Junior teams, Ladies 1st team and Girls Centre of Excellence under 9, 11, …

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Reality Strikes and Girls Allowed tackle their emotions with the PCT

Pupils on The Albion Foundation’s Reality Strikes and Girls Allowed projects recently participated in a six week well-being project. The programme was delivered by the NHS Primary Care Trust which aims to create opportunities for people to maintain and improve their well-being and encourage people to find a place of happiness within themselves. The main focus of the project was …

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‘Triple A’ Match Day Reward

‘Triple A’ once again offered pupils from our 3 partner secondary schools of The ACE Academy, Bristnall Hall Academy and Phoenix Collegiate the chance to watch West Bromwich Albion FC play at The Hawthorns, against recent Capital One Cup winners Swansea City FC. Each student that attended was selected by their allocated ‘Triple A’ coach based on improvements in attendance …

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Jerome Thomas visits Phoenix and rewards pupils with Good Attendance

West Bromwich Albion midfielder Jerome Thomas took time out to visit Phoenix Collegiate to meet with a group of pupils who have excellent or improving school attendance. The pupils were chosen by Pastoral Managers for each year group and by the Andrew Foreman ‘Triple A’ Coach based within the school. Pupils from Years 7 to 9 were involved and Thomas drew out 8 lucky …

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Kicks @ Futsal

Albion Kicks is an inclusion project that aims to create safer and stronger communities in targeted areas of high youth crime and anti-social behavior identified by the Police. This is achieved by providing free positive activities, using the brand of West Bromwich Albion Football Club, to engage young people between the ages of 12-18 years. Activities currently on offer range …

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Free ‘Kicks’ Youth Club takes off!

The Albion Foundation launched a Kicks youth club this month at the new Albion Foundation School in Smethwick Kicks uses the power and appeal of professional football clubs’ brands to engage young people who may otherwise be difficult to reach. The programme aims to target some of the most challenging and disadvantaged communities which suffer from higher rates of crime and …

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Swansea Matchday Programme Page

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The Albion Foundation will participate in the Premier League’s Down’s Syndrome Football Festival

On Sunday 17 March 2013, The Albion Foundation DSActive Team will take part in the Premier League’s Down’s Syndrome Football Festival, which will take place in the WBA Indoor Academy Dome. The Albion Foundation Team will join 13 other DSActive teams from across the UK in the festival that will include fun games and a tournament for the team’s 13-year-old …

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