"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 >>
Street League will celebrate 10 years of changing lives through football during December. The celebrations kick off with an event at the National Football Museum in central Manchester on Tuesday, December 3rd (2-4pm).
The Chief Executive of Street League has called on the charity's supporters to “spread the word” and help celebrate its 10th anniversary this December. Matt Stevenson-Dodd was appointed CEO in August 2010, and has overseen the rapid expansion of the charity which 'changes lives through football'.
The world-famous Springboks swapped an oval ball for a round one as they visited Street League in Edinburgh. In the build-up to South Africa’s international against Scotland, Bryan Habana and team-mates spent time with young people on the Street League programme, as part of their work with the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.
Youth unemployment is now “the major concern” when it comes to the number of people out of work in the UK. The verdict was given by The Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion in their Labour Market Analysis for November 2013.