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Match Day Packages 2015-16 Now Open For Booking!

Enjoy a match day experience at The Hawthorns The 2015/16 season is upon us and The Albion Foundation are now taking bookings for our Match Day Packages. Following on from our sold-out packages last season, The Albion Foundation are returning with our fully supervised Match Day Packages for your club, school or group. You will start the day with a training session …

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Premier League 4 Sport Showcase Event 2015

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Sporting Club Amaze at Satellite Club National Finals Weekend

On the weekend of 23rd and 24th May 2015, players who participate in the PL4S Basketball Satellite sessions, attended the Basketball England “Nothing But Net” and the Premier League 4 Sport National 3 v 3 Finals. Both events were held at English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. The National Satellite Club Finals are held to give valuable experience of tournament style …

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Demand for Sporting Club Albion Girls and Ladies Football High!

Throughout the weekends in June and July, Sporting Club Albion members of staff have been busy assessing new talent through their open trials for the Girls Centre of Excellence and the Ladies team. The Centre of Excellence was recently granted a renewal of its FA Licence for the fourth consecutive season and will provide players with a pathway into the …

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Down Syndrome (DS) Active Festival 2015

On Sunday 14th June, twenty DSActive teams from across the country gathered to compete in the 2015 DSActive National Festival at The Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury. There was a wonderful mix of established and new teams playing together throughout a fantastic day of football including new teams Burton Joyce who have only been running for six weeks and the …

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Moat Farm Bowled Over at Kwik Cricket Tournament

A day out of school in the glorious sunshine, what could be better! This is what 10 cricketers from Moat Farm Junior School were lucky enough to experience last week. At the picturesque West Bromwich Dartmouth Cricket Club, Moat Farm were one of six schools to take part in a Kwik Cricket festival. Games consisted of 8 over per innings …

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Can You Conquer The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge?

How would you like to join your fellow Baggies and tackle the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in support of The Albion Foundation? The charity arm of West Bromwich Albion, The Albion Foundation has joined forces with Charity Challenge’s Football for Good to offer fans the opportunity to take part in an exciting and rewarding challenge that will see you tackle …

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Volunteers 1st Practical Workshop

On the 27th May, a practical workshop was held at the Dome for volunteers to attend. This workshop consisted of updates for the volunteers, such as new rotas, creating effective session plans and dealing with scenarios that could occur within sessions. On arrival, the volunteers were introduced with new upcoming events such as the PL4S Showcase Event with each volunteer …

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One Albion Disability Department Showcase Their Work

Yesterday saw our One Albion Disability Department showcasing the work that they carry out in schools on a daily basis. Three schools were selected that the Foundation work very closely with, were invited to take part in the event. Specialist disability college, Orchard School, Crocketts Community School and Uplands Manor School joined us on the day and brought along over …

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The FA Launches Drive To Tackle Negative Perceptions About Girl’s Football

The Football Association has today (Tuesday 9 June) launched ‘We Can Play’ – a campaign to shatter lingering preconceptions about women’s and girl’s football and boost participation. Despite its status as the largest team sport for girls and women in the country, peer-to-peer pressures, gender stereotyping and even the derogatory results of internet searches all contribute to a perpetuation of …

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