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Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2017’

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Foundation to launch new initiative in April

The new project from The Albion Foundation, ‘Albion Cares’ will be officially launched on April 8 ahead of the match against Southampton. The programme has been launched by Albion’s official charity in an effort to help disabled people get into employment. The Club have offered placements to three young adults looking for work, with the aim to eventually have workplaces …

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The Albion Foundation Stars award winners

THE Hawthorns played host to a night of celebration at the Albion Foundation ‘Albion Stars’ event on March 13. Held to commemorate the Foundation’s 25 years of charity work, the awards evening recognised the incredible work done within the Club’s community over the past quarter century. Chris Brunt was awarded for his work within the local community over the past …

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Case Study: Lucas Martin

Part of The Albion Foundation’s (TAF) vision is to provide footballing opportunities for all children at grassroots and offer a pathway for those that are gifted and talented into elite and professional environments. TAF’s Player Development Centre’s (PDC) are a natural progression for children and young people whom demonstrate a football ability within grassroots, providing players with structured coaching as …

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Press Pass – WBA 3 – 1 Arsenal

#PressPass is a partnership between The Albion Foundation and West Bromwich Albion’s media team – providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for young writers to report on a Premier League match alongside the professionals! Arsenal headed into the game having lost three of their last four games with West Bromwich Albion having lost their last two. Despite this, Albion …

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Coaches Corner

How to develop leaders. As a Foundation we like to incorporate the FA four corner model philosophy into our coaching methods. We help develop the four key attributes identified by the FA, that are vital for any developing young sporting person. Leadership primarily falls into the Social corner. Leaders can help shape follower attitudes and behaviour which definitely shows within …

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MAN v. FAT football

Want to lose weight and get back into football with WBA for free?   MAN v FAT Football – an FA-endorsed 14 week football league exclusively for the 56% of UK men who are overweight or obese launches exclusively with West Bromwich Albion in March.     The MAN v FAT Football scheme is for the very first time available …

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120 Club hits the right notes during February half term!

Students from The Albion Foundation’s 120 Club were invited for two days of fun during February half term with the opportunity to create their own music beats. Each child carefully followed a ‘how to make your own beats’ guide. They first learnt many skills and musical terminology, such as how to copy and paste, tempo, editing, looping and how to …

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Press Pass – WBA 0 – 2 Palace

#PressPass is a partnership between The Albion Foundation and West Bromwich Albion’s Media Team – providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for young writers to report on a Premier League match alongside the professionals! The early minutes of the game were end-to-end with both teams trying to break through by hitting their target men in the form of West …

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Moat Farm Multi Sports Day

Due to unforeseen circumstances school was unavailable for The Albion Foundation’s inspire half term Multi Sports Camp. Luckily pupils didn’t miss out as a one day camp was ran at the nearby Harry Mitchell Leisure Centre, with 19 pupils in attendance. During the day pupils were able to take part in many fun activities, such as football competitions, bench ball, …

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Albion Apprentice

During the February half term The Albion Foundation ran the Albion Apprentice Challenge where children from Ormiston Forge Academy were invited along to design their own sports drink. The three groups had the first two days to research and plan their adverts while filming took place on the Wednesday up at the Hawthorns. Find out what Jack, one of the participants, thought …

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For more information on The Albion Foundation and our activities, call us on 0871 271 9840.