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Join The Albion Foundation Family!

Would you like to join The Albion Foundation family? If so we have 2 current vacancies. We are looking for an Engagement Coordinator and an Administrator to join our team! Engagement Coordinator – Education and Engagement (Full time – 12 month fixed term contract in the first instance) £20,000 – £25,000 Can you support Fontaine on the next stage of his journey? …

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Player Community Day

West Bromwich Albion FC players appeared across the Black Country on Tuesday as part of The Albion Foundation’s Player Community Day. First team regulars visited a number of schools in the local community to promote British values amongst students as well as draw attention to particular programmes supported by The Foundation. Brendan Galloway and Matt Phillips visited Glebefields Primary School …

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Penalty Shootout Joy for WBA FC Powerchair

West Bromwich Albion FC Powerchair are through to their first EPFA Champions Cup Final after defeating French side Vaucesson on penalties today! The Baggies qualified for the semi final after finishing as group runners up in their group and faced Group B winners, Vaucesson after they comfortably topped their group. They faced a nervous wait this morning to see if …

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WBA FC Powerchair Face Nervous Wait for Semi Final Place

West Bromwich Albion FC Powerchair face an anxious wait to see if they will qualify for the semi finals of the EPFA Champions Cup. Albion have now played all of their four groups games and came out with a respectable record having won three and lost one. Their fate, however, is now in the hands of French side Auch and …

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Press Pass – WBA vs Tottenham Hotspur

‘Press Pass’ returned this weekend for the visit of Tottenham Hotspur to The Hawthorns. Running in partnership with the West Bromwich Albion media team we offer an exciting opportunity for young writers to brush shoulders with the professionals to report on a live Premier league fixture! This week we invited Wodensborough Academy pupils Reiss Chahal  and Fatima Qauoum, here are …

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WBA FC Women 2-0 Nottingham Forest Ladies

Baggies ‘two’ good for Forest Substitute Hazzana Parnell jumped off the bench to strike twice as Albion stretched their unbeaten run to three games. The Baggies, who were boosted by the return of Abi Cottam and Summer Holmes respectively, were made to work hard for the victory by a determined Forest Ladies side. In the early exchanges it was Albion …

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Careers Workshop: Shireland Collegiate Academy

On Tuesday 11th October 2016, staff from The Albion Foundation ran a careers workshop at Shireland Collegiate Academy. Erin Hicken (Enterprise Coordinator) and Katie Pittaway (Employability Coordinator) used the work of The Albion Foundation as an example to inform pupils of the wealth of career opportunities within the sporting sector. Pupils heard all about the inspirational stories of our very …

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WBA FC Powerchair Team Prepare for Champions League

The West Bromwich Albion FC Powerchair (PWCH) team are currently preparing to represent England as part of the European Powerchair Football Association (EPFA) Champions League later this month. The competition, (equivalent of the UEFA Champions League in football) will take place over 6 days between Monday 17th October and Friday 21st October.   It is the third time that the team …

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Brandhall Primary School Experience Match Day Experience

On Saturday 17th September, 10 pupils and members of staff from Brandhall Primary School attended The Hawthorns for the Premier League fixture between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United. The group were chosen based upon a number of criteria. Some pupils were nominated by members of staff and others were chosen because they took part in the Premier League …

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Mental Health Awareness: Football Memories Group

The Albion Foundation have teamed up with the NHS over recent weeks to deliver the Football Memories Group for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients. With the help of West Bromwich Albion the group is held within The Hawthorns’ Media Suite where the participants can reminisce about years gone by and remember the greats such as: Jeff Astle, Ray Barlow and Tony …

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