"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 >>
Andre Villas Boas has praised Street League’s plans to expand into new towns and cities across the UK. The Tottenham head coach visited the charity’s north-east London Academy near King’s Cross in his role as an ambassador for Laureus, the foundation which is helping to fund Street League’s expansion.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has welcomed the football charity Street League to the city. Street League uses football to help some of the most disadvantaged 16 to 25-year-olds develop key employability skills, such as teamwork, communication and goal-setting, and earn several nationally-recognised qualifications.
Street League staff from all around the UK gathered for three days in Glasgow for the charity’s 2013 National Staff Conference. Founded in 2001, Street League is the charity which uses football to help the most disadvantaged young people get into work and training.
Street League, the football charity, have announced a partnership with Crystal Palace FC’s Foundation aimed at helping tackle youth unemployment in south London. The club are determined to use their profile in the community to help address the issue.