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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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Press Pass – WBA 2 -1 Bournemouth

#PressPass 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! WEST Bromwich Albion kept their home winning streak alive with a 2-1 win against Bournemouth on Saturday; the victory means the Baggies have now won seven of …

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Albion stars visit Portway Lifestyle Centre

Nyom, Leko and Galloway work with Foundation coaches DURING half-term week, Albion players have been visiting soccer camps across the West Midlands. Allan Nyom, Jonathan Leko and Brendan Galloway made a surprise visit to Portway Lifestyle Centre, taking part in a range of multi-sports activities. Working alongside the regular disability coaches, the trio received a tour of the facilities and …

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Job Vacancy: Inspire Coach

 ‘Inspire’ Staff – Education and Engagement team  Salary Range – £16,000 – £19,000 Contract – one year in the first instance (Please note that this position is not a football or sports coaching job vacancy)  The Albion Foundation (Registered Charity: 1081948) is an established and successful provider of Sports and Education programmes. It’s Education and Inclusion team is developing and …

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Players pass on fitness tips to pupils

PUPILS at Moat Farm Junior School were paid a surprise visit by two of West Bromwich Albion’s stars as part of their recent studies into have health and fitness in P.E. lessons. The unsuspecting Year 5 group were able to meet Jonas Olsson and Sam Field as the pair took part in the their P.E class. The children completed an …

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Albion crowned Premier League Kicks Champions

Baggies overcome hosts Leicester in final ALBION’s Premier League Kicks team were crowned Champions of the PL Kicks tournament in Leicester on Saturday. PL Kicks uses the power of football to help hard-to-reach youngsters in some of the most high-need areas in the country. The boys were chosen to represent the Club as a reward for their positive attitude towards …

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Pioneering initiative for The Albion Foundation

THE Albion Foundation is working in partnership with Queen Alexandra College to offer a Powerchair Elite Academy – the first of its kind in the country. Lasting for two years, the programme offers a route into Powerchair competition. Coaching courses are also available to the participants, with the Birmingham County FA offering the classes.

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Coaches Corner – Inspiring 4-7 year old elite players

We deliver various sessions to children from as young as three up to 18 years old. Across all ages it is important that coaches have a drive to inspire all participants, especially the younger ages. With our sessions being held on evenings throughout the week the 4 to 7 year olds arrive at sessions usually exhausted from their day at …

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Press Pass – WBA 1 – 0 Stoke

‘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! Reece Garrett and Travis Hill both year 11 students from RSA Academy were the youngsters to take to the press box for West Bromwich Albion v. …

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1,000 and counting for the Foundation!

THE Albion Foundation has reason to celebrate after working with over 1,000 participants with disabilities since September. A feat like that usually takes around 18 months, but with funding from sponsors the charity has been able to take their engagement with disabled people to the next level. The disability department works with a wide range of ages, from two-year-olds to …

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