"Street League has helped me to get two SQAs, a full-time job and a place at College where I can finally put my past to bed” - Darren

At Street League you will play sport every day and learn the key skills to get a job and get paid. So what are you waiting for?

How it works

  • 16-25 and out of work, education or training? OK great... read on.
  • Join our FREE 10-week sport and employability courses - based in 14 cities around the UK.
  • Support with work skills, life skills and getting you ready for work i.e. CV writing, Interview skills.
  • 1-1 support with career advice and mentoring
  • Opportunity to take nationally recognised qualifications
  • Daily sports and fitness activities from our trained football and dance coaches.
  • Opportunity for 100-hour work experience with one of our great partners, such as Barclays, Jewson, Debenhams, Hilton and Hyundai.
  • Plus... travel expenses paid and FREE Nike sportswear.



One click to change your life.

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Read more detail about Our Programmes and FAQ.

To speak to our Edinburgh team contact Eddie Malone: 07580 995 478 or [email protected] 

Edinburgh Programmes - Locations & Details

Street League Football Edinburgh - East Lothian - Prestonpans 

  • Overview: Football Academy designed to support unemployed 16-24 year olds to move into education, employment and training.
  • Location: Pennypit, Rope Walk, EH32 9BN
  • Includes: Employability and work skills training, professional football coaching every day, daily social activities, 100 hour work placement
  • Programme hours: Stage 2 - 15 hours per week, Mon-Thurs. Stage 3 - 20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs
  • Other benefits: £55 per week training allowance, free Nike kit, weekly transport costs

Street League Football Edinburgh - Midlothian - Newtongrange  

  • Overview: Football Academy designed to support unemployed 16-24 year olds to move into education, employment and training.
  • Location: Newtongrange Star FC, Dalhousie Road, EH22 4NG
  • Includes: Employability and work skills training, professional football coaching every day, daily social activities, 100 hour work placement
  • Programme hours: Stage 2 - 15 hours per week, Mon-Thurs. Stage 3 - 20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs
  • Other benefits: £55 per week training allowance, free Nike kit, weekly transport costs

Street League Football Edinburgh - Pilton  

  • Overview: Football Academy designed to support unemployed 16-24 year olds to move into education, employment and training.
  • Location: Royton Wardieburn Community Centre, Pilton, EH5 1NF & Spartans Community Football Academy, Pilton, EH5 2HF
  • Includes: Employability and work skills training, professional football coaching every day, daily social activities, 100 hour work placement
  • Programme hours: Stage 2 - 15 hours per week, Mon-Thurs. Stage 3 - 20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs
  • Other benefits: £55 per week training allowance, free Nike kit, weekly transport costs

Street League Football Edinburgh - West Lothian - Bathgate  

  • Overview: Football Academy designed to support unemployed 16-24 year olds to move into education, employment and training.
  • Location: Bathgate Xcite, Balbardie Park, EH48 4LA
  • Includes: Employability and work skills training, professional football coaching every day, daily social activities, 100 hour work placement
  • Programme hours: Stage 2 - 15 hours per week, Mon-Thurs. Stage 3 - 20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs
  • Other benefits: £55 per week training allowance, free Nike kit, weekly transport costs

Street League Football Edinburgh - Sighthill 

  • Overview: Football Academy designed to support unemployed 16-24 year olds to move into education, employment and training.
  • Location: Carrickvale Community Centre, 2 Saughton Mains Street, Edinburgh, EH11 3HH
  • Includes: Employability and work skills training, professional football coaching every day, daily social activities, 100 hour work placement
  • Programme hours: Stage 2 - 15 hours per week, Mon-Thurs. Stage 3 - 20 hours per week, Mon-Thurs
  • Other benefits: £55 per week training allowance, free Nike kit, weekly transport costs

Real people, real stories.

Don't just take our word for it! Here are some of our recent "graduates" who can tell you in their own words why they would recommend Street League.



Team: 

  • Steven Jardine - Operations Manager
  • Scott Wallace - Senior Progressions Coordinator 
  • Stacey McDonald - Progressions Coordinator
  • Eddie Malone - Youth & Community Coach
  • Becca Hughes - Progressions Coordinator
  • Alex McArthur - Youth & Community Coach
  • Nick Coull - Progressions Coordinator
  • Emma Curson - Youth & Community Coach
  • Adam Wilkinson - Progressions Coordinator
  • Ally Davidson - Youth & Community Coach

Funding partners 

We're very grateful to our funding partners:

 

We're very grateful to our employer partners who support our work placements: