"Street League are amazing because they use the power of football to help young people from the most disadvantaged communities get into work, education and training."
Robin van Persie, Street League Ambassador
THERE ARE ALMOST ONE MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE OUT OF WORK IN THE UK. STREET LEAGUE USE THE POWER OF FOOTBALL TO GET THE MOST DISADVANTAGED INTO WORK, EDUCATION AND TRAINING >>
Since 2004, Spaces for Sports has invested over £40million in community sport programmes and facilities to deliver positive social change and help individuals achieve their ambitions. The programme has supported Street League’s expansion with new Academies in Birmingham, Leeds and Middlesbrough.
Check out how people are raising money for Street League all over the UK! Getty Images organised and competed in a fundraising football match with England beating the Rest of the World 6-3, while university student Joel Clarke raised an amazing £770 for Street League by completing the gruelling 26 miles of the 'Three Peaks Challenge'.
Street League Academy graduates had the opportunity to attend some of the Premier League’s most high profile matches this weekend, thanks to our long-term partner Barclays who donated 60 pairs of tickets as a congratulations to our participants for the hard work they put in to graduating from our most recent Academy.
Headlines about falling youth unemployment figures are in danger of obscuring the plight of the long-term unemployed, according to the Chief Executive of leading football and education charity Street League.