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NEWS: Sky Blues in the Community celebrate the success of the 'Reach Out' project

18 March 2016

The Ricoh Arena will play host to a group of youngsters who have been in involved in SBitC's Reach Out Project on Saturday...

Sky Blues in the Community will be welcoming a group from Lillington Youth Club at the game against Swindon Town on Saturday as part of the Reach Out Project.

20 young people aged between 14-16 will take part in small sided games on the Ricoh Arena pitch ahead of kick-off, before watching the Sky Blues’ match against the Robins.

The group will be warmed up by first team strength and conditioning coach Pete Tierney and introduced on the pitch at half-time, as we celebrate the success of the ‘Reach Out’ project.


The project, which is funded by Sport England’s Innovation Fund, sees Sky Blues in the Community offer eight weeks of sporting activity in Redhouse Park in Coventry, at Lillington Youth Club in Leamington Spa, and a girl’s only session in Hillfields at Eden Girl’s School.

Sky Blues in the Community are joined by a host of Midland’s based clubs in having received funding from Sport England’s Innovation fund for the Reach Out project, including; Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion from the Premier League, along with the Football League’s Burton Albion, Walsall and Wolverhampton Wanderers. 

For more information about the Reach Out project, get in touch with Sky Blues in the Community Health Coordinator at kim.dougherty@ccfc.co.uk or 024 7678 6313, or visit sbitc.org. 

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