Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2015’

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Would You Like to Play for Sporting Club Albion Ladies? Open Trial Dates Announced!

Are you interested in joining the Sporting Club Albion Ladies team for the 2015/16 season? SCA Ladies are coming to the end of a long season and are looking to recruit eager female footballers to help strengthen their team. They are coming off a season where they reached the County Cup Final and secured a solid mid-table finish in the …

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Albion Foundation’s Corporate Golf Day is a Hole In One!

Last Friday saw The Albion Foundation entertain 18 corporate teams as part of their third annual Golf Day. The 18 teams competed in a shotgun-start, stapleford format round held at the scenic Moor Hall Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield. It is the first time that the club has held our golf club and judging by the response of the teams, …

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Question Time With Joleon Lescott

Some intriguing answers, as West Brom defender Joleon Lescott reveals to 14-16-year-olds from ACE Academy in Tipton. Lescott talks clothes, music, coaching and the Wolves versus Albion rivalry. 1: If you weren’t a footballer what would you do? “I’d probably be a DJ. My dad was a DJ and when I was younger I can remember carrying all the vinyl …

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Sporting Club Albion Hoop Their Way to Gold

Sporting Club Albion participated in their first regional tournament of 2015 last weekend. The tournament was hosted by Derby County FC and featured U16 boys and girls squads from team representing Aston Villa FC, Derby County FC, Sheffield United FC and Stoke City FC. The tournament gave players a chance to prepare for the Premier League 4 Sport and Basketball England “Nothing but …

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Joleon Lescott and David Kemp Inspires ACE Academy

West Bromwich Albion defender Joleon Lescott and Assistant Coach David Kemp were on hand on Tuesday to deliver an inspiring talk to the students of ACE Academy, who will be representing the club at the Premier League Enterprise Finals next week in London. As part of a Barclays “Spirit of the Game” programme, ACE Academy were invited to present their …

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Foundation Coaches Return From Nigeria

3 Coaches from The Albion Foundation’s Football Development department recently returned from spending a week coaching in Nigeria. Returning for a third successive year, the group were special guest coaches at the Nwankwo Kanu Greensprings Camp held in the Lekki area of the capital of Greensprings. This year, Senior Development Officer Adrian Dove, Worcestershire Development Officer Richard Holmes and Community …

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Saido Berahino Helps Sporting Club Albion Celebrate Season

West Bromwich Albion Striker Saido Berahino was on hand to help Sporting Club Albion celebrate a year of success at The Hawthorns last night. Over 300 players and representatives from the Girl’s Centre of Excellence, Ladies Football and Basketball teams filled the Richardson Suite for the landmark annual event. Sporting Club Albion is an integral part of The Albion Foundation …

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Leicester Kicks Overcome Albion Kicks

On Friday 10th April 2015, The Albion Foundation Kicks project played a friendly match against Leicester City Kicks. This 11v11 game, which was held at Hadley Stadium, Smethwick, was played by chosen participants that attended the free weekly sessions at the same venue. At this venue we run two separate sessions, the first session is for 9-12 year olds and …

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Recruited Volunteers Meet Existing Volunteers

On the 1st April 2015 a workshop was delivered to all of a volunteers, including for the first time our new recruits and existing volunteers. The new recruits have currently been through their trial process and now ready to start their probation period. Due to the volunteers being new to our system and the work we do as a Foundation …

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Tri Albion Challenge Conquered!

Blind Dave Heeley’s homecoming sparked the climax of five months of fundraising for The Albion Foundation and the end of the Tri Albion Challenge. The Tri Albion Challenge, sponsored by Pertemps Network and Bache Pallets, kicked off in November 2014 with a vast recruitment of cyclists to take part in the first stage of the Challenge. A group of 20 …

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