Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2014’

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Sporting Club Albion Show Thanks to Listers Group

As the season draws to a close Saturday’s programme reflected on Sporting Club Albion Ladies and Girls section. We were delighted that Lister’s Group, who have sponsored us this season, were our guests today and at half time they will join more than 60 girls on the pitch for a team photo. Listers Group are the largest privately-owned motor group in England, …

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Premier League 4 Sport – George Salter at the N.I.A

On Saturday 8th March 2014, eight pupils from George Salter Academy, West Bromwich were invited to the “Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2014” at the N.I.A in Birmingham. Before heading out for the day, the excitement began as all pupils from George Salter Academy were briefed on the format of the day. The day started off at 10:00am where …

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James Morrison Quizzed by Futsal Scholars

Scholars on our Futsal BTEC Course were given the chance to meet West Bromwich Albion midfielder James Morrison on Tuesday as he paid a visit to the arena. The scholars sat down with James and timidly asked based on wide-ranging topics. For many of them, it was their first opportunity to speak to a Premier League football star and although …

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Sport Club Albion Girl’s Centre of Excellence Trials 2014-15

Sporting Club Albion’s FA Centre of Excellence* are now registering trialists for our Open Trials in June for all age groups. The Football Association supports the development of youth female football in the way of a National Girls’ Centre of Excellence programme. This programme has grown and become instrumental in the successes of the international youth teams over recent years. The establishment of …

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Kicks Expands to Engage 9-12year olds

The long established Albion Kicks project which aims to engage with young people in Sandwell and Dudley, free of charge has expanded into new territory, launching “Mini Kicks”. Hosted on Friday evenings 5-6pm at Hadley Stadium, Smethwick Albion Kicks staff welcomes young people aged 9-12years for a coaching session in an attempt to potentially find the up and coming stars …

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The Albion Foundation Welcomes Kenyan Delegates

The Albion hosted a delegation of Kenyan dignitaries from sport, local government and charities as part of a Premier League and British Council initiative to develop programmes in Kenya. Rob Lake, Director of the Foundation, gave an overview of the Foundation, followed by Hayley James giving them an insight to our Kicks inclusion programme and Harley Simpson who shared her …

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Rewind UK Hit Home Anti-racism Message to Youngsters from Tipton Kicks

On the 22nd February, 10 youngsters who regularly attend Tipton Kicks sessions took part in an anti-racism work shop delivered by Rewind UK. The young men attended the session before the Baggies home game with Fulham. They were very well behaved, engaged and attentive throughout. Previously to this, Rewind UK had delivered two similar workshops to accompany regular attendance at day to …

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The Albion Foundation Hosts 1st Premier League ‘Away Day Experience’

The Albion Foundation in partnership with Ormiston Forge Academy hosted their very first ‘Premier League Away Day Experience’ this weekend. Led by Inspire Coach/Mentor Warren Grant, 6 lucky students were rewarded by being selected to attend the fixture as a direct result of their fantastic attendance on Ormiston Forge Academy’s enrichment activities. The 286mile, 6 hour round trip was the …

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Moat Farm Junior School Pupils Enjoy Olympic-Style Multi Sports Camp

While the real Winter Olympics may have been taking place in Sochi, Oldbury hosted their very own version of the of the event.. obviously without the snow !! During February half term, 20 pupils from Moat Farm Junior School attended a multi sports camp ran by The Albion Foundation. The group was mixture of boys and girls ranging between years …

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The Albion Foundation Give Thanks to SBOBET For Walk The Albion Way Donation

The Albion Foundation were delighted to receive a very generous donation from SBOBET at this weekend’s game against Manchester United. SBOBET were so impressed with the Foundation walkers and the “Walk the Albion Way” challenge that they got in touch to pass on their congratulations along with a substantial contribution to the challenge. Chairman of SBOBET Mr. Wong who will …

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