Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2015’

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WBA Teams Unlucky at Premier League Schools Tournament Final 2015

Yesterday saw Glynne Primary School and Sandwell Academy represent West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League Schools Tournament Final 2015. After safely progressing through their heats, held in April, the teams travelled down to White Hart Lane to take part in the Finals consisting of several other teams representing Premier League teams.  The Premier League Schools Tournament is all about …

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PAN Disability Football Teams Continue To Shine

Our PAN disability adult teams have recently completed an outstanding league season with all 6 teams obtaining top 3 finishes in their respective leagues. Sam Whitmore has taken control of the Premiership team who have finished  the season winning 24 of the 45 games they played, amassing a hugely impressive 85 points and winning the league 13 points clear of …

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The Albion Foundation Thanks Participants of Tri Albion Challenge 2015

The Albion Foundation showed it’s appreciation to a pair of special individuals at the weekend as Tri Albion Challenge disabled participants Chris Winston and Simon Hill were invited to a special VIP tour of the West Bromwich Albion Training Ground. Chris Winston participated in the first two legs of the Tri Albion Challenge which included him riding on a tandem …

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School Penalty Shootout Winner 2015 Crowned!

Monday evening saw the winner of the school’s penalty shootout competition crowned at The Hawthorns. The Albion Foundation offers schools the opportunity to participate in their penalty shootout fundraising activity every school year. Funds raised by the pupils will be split equally between your school and The Albion Foundation (Registered Charity: 1081948) to be invested back in to the local …

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Kicks Young People Champion Equality

Young people from across Sandwell who regularly access The Albion Foundation’s Kicks project recently attended a Pathways workshop prior to the WBA v Chelsea fixture. Kicks is an inclusion project that aims to create safer and stronger communities in targeted areas of high youth crime and anti-social behaviour identified by the Police.  This is achieved by providing free positive activities, …

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The Albion Foundation #SayHello for William’s Syndrome Day

The Albion Foundation are proud to be supporting William’s Syndrome Day and the #SayHello campaign today. Hundreds of children with a rare genetic condition could be going undiagnosed across the UK because doctors don’t recognise the symptoms. An estimated 3,500 people in the UK have Williams Syndrome, sharing facial characteristics and complex physical and mental problems. Its most notable feature …

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Job Vacancy: FA Girls’ Centre of Excellence Goalkeeper Coach

We currently have the following job vacancy:   FA Girls’ Centre of Excellence GK Coach Salary: £2,500 Location: Sporting Club Albion Responsible to: Centre of Excellence Technical Director Purpose of Post: To deliver practical goalkeeping sessions in line with the Girls Centre of Excellence technical programme    Responsible for:      Providing high quality goal keeping coaching and support Implementing a training and …

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#TogetherForEngland Roadshow Visits The Foundation

Yesterday saw the FA Together For England Roadshow make its stop at the West Bromwich Albion Academy to link up with The Albion Foundation’s Disability Department. A Midlands contingent of Three Lions representatives made up of England and Baggies Striker Saido Berahino, Notts County Womens player Sophie Bradley, Wolverhampton Wanderers pair Dominic Iorfa and Kortney Hause along with England Cerebral Palsy players …

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Come and Support the SCA Ladies in the County Cup Final This Thursday!

Thursday evening sees Sporting Club Albion Ladies take on Coventry City Ladies in their first County Cup Final for 2 years. They will face tough competition to lift their first major trophy against a strong Coventry City side who are still battling for League title honors too. The Ladies lost both previous meetings with the Sky Blues during the season …

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