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Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2014’

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Chris Brunt and Pepe Mel Help Sporting Club Albion Celebrate Season

West Brom Head Coach Pepe Mel and Club Captain Chris Brunt were the special guests at the Sporting Club Albion Girl’s Centre of Excellence, Ladies Football and Basketball Presentation Evening held at The Hawthorns on Monday evening. Sporting Club Albion is an integral part of The Albion Foundation and provides an opportunity for the local community to wear the colours …

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WBA Hit Nothing But Net in Regional Netball Competition

Thursday 24th April saw the gathering of 30 keen young ladies for the Premier League 4 Sport Regional netball competition. Stoke City F.C, Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C and West Bromwich Albion F.C each brought 10 players to George Salter Collegiate Academy in West Bromwich to take part in the tournament. The round robin tournament meant that each team would compete against …

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Albion Kicks Are Crowned Midlands Champions

On Bank Holiday Monday 21st April, Aston Villa Kicks hosted this year’s regional football tournament. The tournament was a great way for all Midlands Football Clubs to come together and give young people a positive experience of social interaction as well as competitive football. The Albion Foundation Kicks project was invited to take part in this event and a total …

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1 Month Countdown to The Albion Foundation’s African Adventure

In under a month’s time The Albion Foundation, in partnership with African Adventures, will travel to Nakuru, Kenya in what will be the Foundation’s first visit to the region. A group of 21 supporters and Foundation staff members will make the journey where they will partake in 7 days of voluntary community work including roles such as football coaching, building …

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1st Anniversary of Multi Sports Camps at Ormiston Forge Academy

Exactly one year after the 1st Multi Sports Camp took place at Ormiston Forge Academy up to 32 mixed gender pupils were put through their paces by Warren Grant and Dan Crane. Participating in a range of sports including Football, Dodgeball, Golf, Tactical Invasion Games, Cricket , Basketball & Rounders, the children enjoyed every minute of the camp and not …

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The Albion Foundation and Kanu Link Up Again In Nigeria

The Albion Foundation this week returns to Nigeria for the second successive year following a very successful initial trip last year. We aim to develop long term relationships where we can improve the quality of players, coaches and spread the word of West Bromwich Albion. Last year, Senior Development Officer Dave Lawrence and Community Coach Liam Wall travelled to Lagos, …

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Albion Foundation Kicks Cup 2014

On the 16th April, the Albion Foundation hosted the second annual Kicks Cup. Kicks hosts free weekly football, dance and youth club activities spanning 14 different facilities. The project sees approximately 330 young people per week aged 12-18 years. With intelligence provided by the West Midlands Police, projects are deployed as a diversionary activity in areas of high anti social …

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Jubilee Park Academy ‘Kick Off’ Easter Holiday with a Trip to The Hawthorns

Pupils in year 3 and 4 from Jubilee Park Academy in Tipton were treated to an early Easter treat when they were invited to attend The Baggies’ home fixture against Tottenham Hotspur. For most of the pupils invited, this was the first time they had ever been to a live football match and they were all extremely excited to experience …

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Albion Link With Moat Farm to Help Head Teacher Enjoy an Emotional and Happy Retirement

 Life-long West Bromwich Albion supporter, Chris Evans had the best possible retirement present when Albion first team star Victor Anichebe presented him with a replica home shirt signed by the whole squad. After starting teaching in 1978, and having spent 12 years and 2 terms as Head Teacher of Moat Farm Junior School in Oldbury, Chris finally called time by …

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Charity Golf Day is a Hole in One!

Wednesday saw the return of the 2nd Albion Foundation’s Corporate Golf Day. 16 teams competed in a shotgun format across the picturesque Little Aston Golf Course in Sutton, home to the qualifying tournament for these years British Open. It is the first time that the event has been held at this course. The biggest surprise for a lot of the …

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