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FOUNDATION FOCUS: Barclay’s Premier League Works Programme

This week’s Foundation Focus centers on the Barclay’s Premier League Works programme and one of it’s recent graduates, Harj. Here is Harj’s story with The Albion Foundation and studying within the Barclay’s Premier League Works Programme.  Harj joined our first Barclay’s Premier League Works cohort in November 2014. Harj had not held down a permanent job since leaving school in …

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Job Vacancy – Administrator

The Albion Foundation (registered Charity 1081948) is an established and successful provider of Sports and Education programmes. We currently have the following job vacancies: Administrator – Full Time Salary: £14,000-£18,000 per annum  37.5 hours per week – 12 month initial contract Location: Smethwick, West Midlands Responsible to: Administration and Operations Manager Purpose of Post: Responsibility for reception and administrative support for the …

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Albion Kicks take on Villa

Fifteen Kicks young people were given the opportunity to play against Aston Villa Kicks on Tuesday 11th August. The local derby took place in West Bromwich Albion’s Academy Dome on Halfords Lane. Young people were selected from Kicks Projects spanning the borough for their positive attitude and behaviour displayed over the Summer weeks. Kicks is a Premier League National Project …

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Kicks Project Learn About Finances

Monday 10th August saw ten young people from the Foundations Kicks project attend an educational workshop prior to the Manchester City premiership fixture at the Hawthorns. Young people were selected for their positive attitude and behaviour from summer Kicks sessions that are based in Sandwell. Kicks aims to provide free positive activities for young people aged 12-18 years in targeted …

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PAN Disability Tournaments Prove a Huge Success

Last week saw both our PAN Disability sections (Adults and Under 16’s) compete in two fantastic tournaments against other Premier and Football League Clubs. Thursday saw The Albion Foundation Disability department play hosts at the Portway Lifestyle Centre, Oldbury to 13 teams from across the country as they organised both an under 16’s and Adults competition. Bache Pallets were proud …

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Kicks and Police Combine For Match

Last Thursday saw Kicks young people, volunteers and police officers that support the project, join forces for a friendly fixture in the West Bromwich Albion Academy Dome. Kicks is a Premier League project which aims to provide young people aged 12-18 years with sporting and educational opportunities free of charge in Sandwell all year around. On this occasion, the day …

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Kenya Fix It? Yes They Can!

A group of four volunteers are getting ready to travel to Kenya today to represent The Albion Foundation by undertaking a week’s worth of Community Work in the country. Of the four, Sally-Anne Wright and Paula and Neil Burn are returning for a second time and this time around are joined by fellow Baggies fan, Dion Judge. The trip will …

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Albion Kicks Travel to the Foxes

Albion Kicks is an inclusion project offering free football 48 weeks a year, aimed at teenagers between the ages of 12-18. The project runs across the Sandwell area, covering sites identified by the police as high youth crime and anti-social behavior. The summer holidays sees a great opportunity for our kicks projects to travel to other clubs and play matches …

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Summer Camp Fun Part 1!

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FOUNDATION FOCUS: Will and Ollie Davies

This week’s Foundation Focus explores the lives of two young footballers from our Worcester Football Development Programme. The parents of Will and Ollie Davies fondly recalls the footballing journey of their two sons with The Albion Foundation and onwards: “It certainly feels as if my two boys and our U12s have grown up with The Albion Foundation in Worcestershire. I …

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