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Football Never Went Away

30 June 2020

EFL Clubs and their respective Club Community Organisations (CCOs) have always been, and remain, at the heart of their communities, and their importance to the daily lives of so many people cannot be...

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Plymouth Argyle FIT FANS participant loses over four stone

25 June 2020

Adrian, who was morbidly obese with a BMI in excess of 40 and high blood pressure, has improved health and wellbeing and changed his life after losing four stone and seven pounds, and 17 inches off...

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Extra Time Hubs helps Mick regain his confidence

19 June 2020

Mick Brown, who has been a Crawley Town supporter for more than 55 years, credits EFL Trust’s Extra Time Hubs for making him feel like a kid again and giving him a new lease of life after attending...

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Argyle Community Trust helps Roger after his wife's passing

18 June 2020

When Plymouth Argyle fan Roger tragically lost his wife at the beginning of lockdown. Argyle Community Trust’s Extra Time Hub stepped in to help him through this difficult time.

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EFL Trust receive funding to continue tackling loneliness

15 June 2020

The EFL Trust has today secured £810,000 of government funding to make onward grants to Club Community Organisations (CCOs) in 32 deprived locations across the country, with the aim of connecting more...

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Thousands to benefit from 'Joy of Moving Home School Festival'

15 May 2020

On International Day of Families, EFL Trust and Ferrero UK are launching the ‘Joy of Moving Home School Festival’, a full afternoon of home school activities and games to get children and their...

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FIT FANS online campaign launched to get football fans active

21 April 2020

The EFL and EFL Trust have today launched an online FIT FANS campaign to provide a safe way for fans to get active in the safety of their homes.

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Gallery: EFL Day of Action

11 March 2020

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“Football has the ability to change lives” - Scott Minto

10 March 2020

The annual EFL Day of Action takes place on Tuesday, as all EFL Clubs come together on one day to demonstrate the impact football can have in positively changing people’s lives.

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"I'm a different person now" - how NCS continues to change lives

31 January 2020

Barnsley lad, Michael Worsley, aged 17, was initially sceptical of the youth programme NCS. Little did he know that the four-week programme was to change his life.

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Football unites to celebrate NCS teens contribution to society

27 January 2020

#NCSMatchday is a national campaign run by the EFL Trust celebrating the impact thousands of young people from EFL & Premier League Clubs have had in their local community.

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How education pathway is benefiting Clubs in the community

13 January 2020

Joe Pym, Education and Recruitment Officer at Wigan Athletic Community Trust, has embarked on an educational pathway with Wigan Athletic and the University of South Wales (USW).

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Plymouth Argyle’s Changing Room programme inspiring brighter futures

13 November 2019

Mickey McCloskey, who admits he ‘lost 22 years of his life to drug and alcohol abuse’, is using his troubled past to inspire unemployed adults with substance misuse in Plymouth to find work through...

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Thousands of young people will join a national youth programme through their local football club

28 October 2019

In 2020, the EFL Trust will double its network and reach to engage over 24,000 young people aged 16 and 17 each year through its network of Club Community Organisations (CCOs), delivering National...

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"NCS made me who I am today"

12 August 2019

“They were the worst two years of my life. I was shy, nervous and wouldn’t talk to people,” says Louie Salmon, 16, from Peterborough.

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NCS graduate close to achieving EFL dream

6 February 2019

Doncaster Rovers goalkeeper Louis Jones has praised the National Citizen Service programme for giving him the skills to pursue his dream of playing for the club.

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World Mental Health Day: Benjamin’s Story - Building Confidence Through Football

10 October 2018

Benjamin has gone from the boy without the confidence to talk to anyone to the man coaching the sessions in less than a year thanks to Aston Villa’s ‘Think Football’ project.

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Cambridge United’s ‘Mind Your Head’ Project creates significant results in Mental Health literacy in schools

10 October 2018

Earlier this year, Cambridge United Community Trust (CUCT) established a secondary school mental health project to improve wellbeing and help young people deal better with stress and anxiety and this...

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World Mental Health Day: Doncaster Rovers

9 October 2018

Doncaster Rovers held a social cafe at the Keepmoat Stadium on Monday as part of their partnership with Doncaster Mind and in recognition of World Mental Health Day.

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EFL Trust: 10 Year Conference

10 September 2018

EFL Club Community representatives from across the country have come together at St George’s Park for the EFL Trust’s National two-day conference between Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 September.

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