The Premier League Kicks project relaunch 2019 saw a visit from Coventry City players!
The Premier League Kicks project is one of the Premier League’s flagship community projects, delivered within 80 professional football clubs community trusts across the country. The project has a long history of using the power of Football and Sport to engage young people living in some of the most at risk and in need communities in the country.
On Thursday 31st October and Friday 1st November 2019, Sky Blues in the Community hosted a relaunch event for the start of the Premier League Kicks new three-year delivery plan and saw over 200 young people across the two days come to play Football at venues across the city.
In addition, on Thursday 31st October at Blue Coat Church of England School in Coventry, CCFC first team players Jodi Hiwula and Michael Rose attended the relaunch event, talking to young people and playing Football. It was great for young people to be able to engage with the players in a positive manner, while talking about all things Football.
The Premier League Kicks relaunch event continued on Friday 1st November at the AT7 Centre, Goals Soccer Centre, where in attendance was Cllr Pat Seaman and PCSO Andy Fox, to see first-hand how the project engages on a regularly basis over 80 young people from a variety of faiths and backgrounds.
After two fantastic nights as part of the Premier League Kicks relaunch event, Sky Blues in the Community’s Inclusion Officer, Alex Jane commented: “It was a fantastic opportunity to promote the Premier League Kicks project over two days as part of Sky Blues in the Community’s relaunch event, and even better that we had in attendance some special guests from CCFC as well as Cllr Pat Seaman and PCSO Andy Fox.
"The Sky Blues Premier League Kicks project is a great way to support young people from across Coventry who need it most to access free sporting opportunities as well as volunteering and qualifications”
The Sky Blues Premier League Kicks project will continue to engage young people in Football and Sport as well as giving volunteering opportunities across the year.
Furthermore, young people as part of the project can access qualifications such as FA Level in Coaching Football and Sports Leaders UK Level 2 in Community Sports Leadership, as well as attending Premier League Kicks workshops and regional tournaments against other Premier League Kicks projects.
If you would like more information on the Premier League Kicks project, please contact Sky Blues in the Community’s Inclusion Manager, Craig White at firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively telephone: 024 7678 6313.