The EFL and EFL Trust pledged their support to the European Week of Sport over the past week, and a number of clubs and their Trusts also followed suit.The European Week of Sport (EWoS) is an initiative backed by the European Commission to promote sport and physical activity, encouraging people from all over Europe to #BeActive.
This year marked the second edition of the European Week of Sport and, building on the success of the first edition, continued generating new activities, as well as building on successful ones.
Read more: EFL and EFL Trust support the European Week of Sport, encouraging people across Europe to #BeActive
Numerous EFL clubs and their Trusts backed the initiative, and we've picked out some of the highlights...
Fulham's Foundation delivered an impressive 58 after-school sport sessions during the week, and also hosted their first Walking Football festival and seminar.
Also in the capital, Charlton Athletic supported the EWoS and first-team manager Russell Slade paid a visit to the Community Trust's post-16 Academy.
“It was a great pleasure speaking to the players on one of the Community Trust’s post-16 Academies," Slade said after the event.
“They seemed like hungry young footballers ready to learn and go far in the game. I’m very happy to support the scheme because I think it is really important that footballers get their formal education alongside an elite training programme.”
Read more: Russell Slade visits Community Trust's post-16 Academy
At Wycombe Wanderers' Adams Park, the club's Sports & Education Trust were getting active with their fun fitness sessions, while their Street Soccer league starts again this weekend!
Those examples are just a few activities clubs and their Trusts have been holding during the EWoS, with plenty more pledging their support...