Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2016’

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WBA PL Girls Programme Win Leicester City Rematch

The Albion Foundation delivers the Premier League Girls Football programme at 15 different satellites across Sandwell and Dudley, with the aim to get more females participating in football. Throughout the year, participants are selected to represent WBA FC at regular competitions internally or externally against other professional clubs. We have a great link with Leicester City’s Foundation club and as …

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Sporting Club Albion Ladies Lift County Cup

Sporting Club Albion avenged five years of hurt as they completed the cup double over Coventry United last night to lift their first ever piece of silverware. Both sides had eased through to the Final with just one goal conceded by either side. Played at Leamington Football Club, the teams from both sides had to cope with torrential rain for …

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Foundation Coaches Return from India

Foundation Coaches returned from India on Friday after spending the past week coaching as part of the “Pass It Forward” initiative in partnership with West Bromwich Albion, University of Wolverhampton, Delhi Dynamos FC and Youth Football International (YFI). Dave Lawrence and Jonathan Ward, along with two students from the University of Wolverhampton were able to conduct various coaching sessions throughout …

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Press Pass – WBA vs Watford

‘Press Pass’ is a partnership between The Albion Foundation and Albion’s Media Team – providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for young writers to report on a Premier League match alongside the professionals! Katy Edge and Georgia Jordan-Farmer, both pupils at Barr Beacon School, Great Barr were the young reporters selected for ‘Press Pass’ and here’s what they had …

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Chris Brunt Helps To Celebrate Sporting Club Albion Success

Over 300 eager footballers and basketball players flocked to The Hawthorns last night for the annual Sporting Club Albion Presentation Awards Evening 2015/16 as West Bromwich Albion player Chris Brunt was on hand to distribute the awards. Representatives from the Girl’s Centre of Excellence, Ladies Football and Basketball teams flooded the Richardson Suite for the traditional awards. Sporting Club Albion …

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RSA Academy – REAL Projects

One of our partner schools, RSA Academy are in the middle of running one of their “REAL Projects” called #WhoChangedOurWorld. They have to demonstrate an understanding of how the world has changed through the dedication and motivation of inspirational people. Students will be given an insight into historic events involving famous world speakers and those who have made smaller differences which have contributed to shaping our world. Learners …

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The Albion Foundation Teams Up with Help For Heroes

The Albion Foundation are pleased to have formed a partnership with national charity Help for Heroes, the partnership is designed to provide a sporting opportunity for injured soldiers. Help for Heroes are a well-established charity and offer an enormous amount of support to ex soldiers and their families through a number of programmes. The partnership will allow Help for Heroes …

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Barclays Premier League Works Programmes Celebrate Finishing Programme

36 young people in the Sandwell area have kicked-started their careers with the Barclays Premier League Works program. Together with Barclays and the Premier League, The Albion Foundation has been using business and sports to help the next generation fulfill their potential. The Barclays Premier League Works program at The Albion Foundation has been running since early November 2014, providing …

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Junior Albion fans: We need you!

Calling all young supporters – join the Junior Assembly! YOUNG, mad about the Baggies and eager to help the Club answer the demands of your generation? Then read on because you could be just the person Albion need for a new junior fans group.   Our Albion Assembly is now into its second year and an invaluable link between Club and …

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Albion Kicks Fall Short at P/L Kicks Cup 2016

Nottingham was the venue on Thursday as 77 teams and over 600 young people came to the city’s Recreation Ground for a celebration of the work the Premier League Kicks programme carries out in local communities all year round. The venue became a hive of activity as the players, representing 53 Premier League and Football League clubs, took part in …

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