March 26th marked the launch ‘The Chelsea Champions’, a new programme run by the Chelsea Foundation. It will see full-time officers placed within five secondary schools to increase physical activity, support leadership & improve emotional wellbeing & resilience of pupils through universal, targeted & individual initiatives. We were very honoured to be invited by
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On January 29th we travelled up (well sideways really) to Swansea and spent the day talking emotional resilience with children from local primary schools. We ran four workshops, working with over 60 children, who also got to enjoy a stadium tour after the session. We were honoured to be joined by club legend Lee Trundle,
In an age of austerity how can we justify paying footballers £350,000 a week? Will VAR break the flow of football? Will England ever win the World Cup again?! Former FA and Man City Chairman David Bernstein explores these questions and more, in conversation with broadcaster Jonny Gould. David offers a unique insight into what’s going
Win a free copy of Striker Boy signed by Pep Guardiola by simply sharing and following on Facebook or Twitter! Striker Boy is a fantastic book for children aged 8 to 13. This special not-for-profit edition has been published in aid of Mind, the mental health charity. It may only be February, but we all know
Put simply, #GivingTuesday is a day to do good stuff for charity. The campaign launched in the UK in 2014 and has gone on to become one of Britain’s biggest days of charity. There are no set rules, people are simply encouraged to pick any charity they want and do something to support them. In 2017
Win a copy of Striker Boy signed by John Barnwell who played for both Arsenal and Forest over the course of his long and successful career. The copy was signed at Forest’s 4-2 FA Cup victory over Arsenal, making it truly on of a kind!
Southampton are one of those teams that everybody likes, because they work hard, spend sensibly, and consistently build on their achievements. That makes them pretty good role models! There’s now an extra reason to like the Saints as they are supporting the Striker Boy campaign and helping to raise mental health awareness. Not
The audio should play automatically, but if it doesn’t then click here to listen. Our visit to Seabridge Radio was unlike any other interview we’ve done to date, that’s because the presenters on Seabridge Radio are 11 years old! The station is run out of Seabridge Primary in Stoke and broadcasts a digital show each
Our assembly and book sale pack is a fantastic way for schools to promote emotional resilience, raise money for Mind, and get kids reading! Begin the day with a sports themed emotional resilience assembly, which features a little teaser for Striker Boy. Then finish the day with a Striker Boy book sale! We’ll
Our national writing competition is free to enter and open to all children aged 12 and under. Download the competition pack today and get writing! There are some great prizes on offer for the winners.