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Football Fun At Year 10 Competition

In an exciting tournament ran by The Albion Foundation, year 10 students from 6 schools across the local area had the opportunity to compete against each other. Students from South Bromsgrove High, St Michaels, Willenhall Academy, Oldbury Academy, Wordsley School and Handsworth Grammar School played all day in the Albion Dome, and after an exciting final South Bromsgrove came out …

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Summer Camps Ready For 2016

 The six weeks holidays- a whole six weeks off to enjoy the British summer that only comes round once a year! So this year, why not take advantage of the sun and get your son or daughter involved in one of the many Albion Foundation camps on offer for anyone age 4-14? Running throughout the holidays for 5 days per …

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The Albion Foundation Support SHAPE Summer Programme 2016

The Albion Foundation are proud to support the Shape Youth Festival for a second year running. The SHAPE Youth Festival is the second major event to be held as part of the SHAPE Programme in 2016. It will take place at Sandwell Valley from 1 pm – 7 pm on Saturday, 23 July, and will launch the 6-week SHAPE Parks …

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Students Inspired by Premier League Reading Stars Author Event

On Wednesday The Albion Foundation held its first Premier League Reading Stars (PLRS) author event at The Hawthorns and Academy Dome. Sixty pupils from five different schools were selected to take part in the event that included two football sessions delivered by Foundation staff and a workshop with author Dave Cousins whose titles include: ‘Charlie Merrick’s Misfits’ and ‘Fifteen Days without …

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Do You Want to Play for the Premier League Champions?

Are you interested in joining the Sporting Club Albion Ladies team for the 2016/17 season? SCA Ladies are coming to the end of a double title-winning season and are looking to recruit eager female footballers to help strengthen their team. The Ladies were narrowly defeated by Brighton and Hove Albion Women in the Championship Play-Off Final, which would have seen …

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Summer cheer for lucky Moat Farm Junior School pupils

41 pupils from Moat Farm Junior School engaged with The Albion Foundation’s activity camps during half term. The first two days consisted of a multi sports camp that was held at school. This was an open invite for all pupils and we managed to attract 32 pupils. The camp consisted of lots of different fun activities and games. The feedback …

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Junior Assembly Meets for First Time

Last night saw the first meeting of the newly assembled West Bromwich Albion FC Junior Assembly, made up of 15 young, eager Baggies fans that want to make a difference! The Albion Assembly is now into it’s second year and provides an invaluable link between the Club and it’s supporters. The next phase of the development to build dialogue with …

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Albion Kicks Fall Short Against Stoke City

The 31st May 2016 saw a selected group of 12-15 year olds take part in a Kicks game against Stoke City Kicks. 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, using the brand …

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The Albion Foundation Down Syndrome Active Festival

Yesterday saw The Albion Foundation in conjunction with DSActive host the National Downs Syndrome Football Festival at the Portway Lifestyle Centre, Oldbury. The day was a huge success as it saw over 150 downs syndrome players compete for silverware in the festival. Teams travelled from far and wide to represent their clubs as Newcastle, Norwich, QPR and Charlton were just …

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West Bromwich Albion Deaf FC Claim Silverware in Their First Tournament

The Albion Foundation have recently joined forces with Birmingham Deaf FC to create West Bromwich Albion Deaf FC, a specific deaf team that will represent WBA in English Deaf Football Tournaments and more locally in the Sandwell Communities League. It’s an exciting time for team as they look to impress in their first season on all levels and also Deaf …

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