"There are almost one million young people out of work in the UK. Street League are amazing because they use the power of football to get the most disadvantaged 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 >>
Two teams of MPs and celebrities came together to show their support for Street League in a mini football tournament in central London. Comedian and rapper Doc Brown was joined by team-mates from Soccer AM, BT Sport and popular football website ‘The Football Ramble’ in the tournament which also featured a team from the official All Parliamentary Football Club.
Almost 100 Street League staff gathered in Manchester for two days at the charity’s annual National Staff Conference. Chief Executive Matt Stevenson-Dodd explained: “At the Staff Conference, we have been celebrating Street League’s transformation into a national movement of people who believe in the power of football to change lives."
Six graduates from Street League Tees Valley, which is funded by Barclays, are enjoying the experience of a lifetime at the FIFA Football for Hope Festival in Rio. Here some of the participants, three women and three men aged between 16 and 18 from Middlesbrough and Hartlepool, give daily updates on their experiences in Brazil.
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