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

  • 16-24 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 Sheffield team contact Graeme Severn: 07584706889/[email protected]

Sheffield Programmes - Locations & Details

Street League Football Sheffield

  • Overview: Football Academy designed to support unemployed 16-24 year olds to move into education, employment and training.
  • Location: English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, S9 5DA & Ponds Forge Leisure Centre, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP
  • Includes: Employability and work skills training, professional football coaching every day, daily social activities, 100 hour work placement
  • Programme hours: Monday-Thursday from 9am to 2pm - 16 hours per week in total
  • Other benefits: Free Nike football kit, bus fares reimbursed and regular competitive football matches against local employers (participation is optional)

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.


  • Operations Manager - Bashir Younus
  • Progressions Coordinator - Tony Sinclair
  • Functional Skills Tutor - Graeme Severn
  • Youth & Community Coach - Sarkab Raja
  • Engagement & Aftercare Coordinator - Akash Munir

Funding partners 

We're very grateful to our funding partners:


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