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Jordan Bradshaw: A female in football

Female participation in football is on the rise. Millions of women and girls up and down the country are playing football in some form, and more than ever, they are aspiring to have careers within the football industry. Saints Foundation’s Education programmes have always catered for young women who are seeking a future in football, […]

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Pre-season schedule for BTEC education students

Throughout August, Saints Foundation will be hosting a pre-season camp for it’s BTEC students. Full details can be found below, and for more information you can contact our Education Manager, Mark Gamble, at mgamble@saintsfc.co.uk. DATE YEAR ACTIVITY & TIMES 02/08/2018 Y12 FUTSAL (GROUP 2) / CLASSROOM (GROUP 1) 09:00-10:00 FOOTBALL (BOTH GROUPS) 10:30-12:00 Y13 FUTSAL (GROUP […]

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Jake Webb: The first of many

Saints Foundation’s Coaching Academy is a two-year course, run in partnership with Richard Taunton College, which specifically focuses on the technical understanding and practical skills needed to become a sports coach. Now moving into its third year, the Coaching Academy is already starting to produce talented young coaches, one of the first being Jake Webb. […]

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Local MP visits Reading With Saints programme

Saints Foundation’s Reading With Saints programme received a special visit yesterday, with Royston Smith MP, dropping into the session at Oasis Academy Mayfield. The programme – which was developed in conjunction with Royston, who is Member of Parliament for Southampton Itchen – aims to develop the reading skills of primary school boys, providing them with […]

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Friends of Saints Foundation launched

Saints Foundation officially launched Friends of Saints Foundation on Friday 15th June, with an event at St Mary’s Stadium attended by over 20 of the local businesses that have pledged their support to the charity.  Saints Foundation has traditionally held strong connections with local businesses, hence the Friends of Saints Foundation programme has worked to […]

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John Whiting: Walking Football

Saints Foundation’s Walking Football sessions have been one of the best-kept secrets of the local community for over a year now, but we want that to change! Delivered by the Foundation at Goals in Southampton, the sessions invite over-55’s to come and participate in a different format of football, with the aim of tackling isolation […]

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Saints Foundation’s partnership with The Big Issue scoops gold at the Sports Business Awards

Saints Foundation was delighted to win gold at the prestigious Sports Business Awards 2018 last Friday, picking up the Sports Innovation Award for its partnership with The Big Issue. The partnership began at the start of the 2017-18 football season, kicking off with a unique collaboration between the two organisations, which saw a special edition […]

Eastleigh and Southampton Football Trust – Independent Trustee Recruitment

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to be part of the Board of Eastleigh and Southampton Football Trust; a new charity which will be responsible for the strategic management of a brand-new grassroots football hub in Eastleigh. The new facility is being developed through the Football Association, Sport England and Premier League’s revolutionary Parklife programme in partnership with […]

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Callum Osborn: Progress Makes Perfect

Since it’s inception in 2011, Saints Foundation’s Education department has grown exponentially, and Callum Osborn is just one student who is reaping the benefits of the Foundation’s best-in-class delivery. “I chose the BTEC course with Saints Foundation because it was a chance to study at a Premier League Football Club, something that I’d never heard […]