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Team England 2015 Celebration – Crossbars

A water bottle and a crossbar, fairly everyday objects for any footballer but ones which take on a particular significance to players who have been part of Homeless FA workshops. Homeless FA events teach more than football skills; workshops during all our activities focus on positivity, perspective and confidence while setting goals for a future […]

Team England 2015 Celebration – Aaron’s Blog

Aaron is with the rest of Team England coaches, players and mentors at St. George’s Park to celebrate all their achievements in 2015. Now making progress in the world of professional coaching, Aaron reflects on his time as a coach with the Homeless FA. Image: Joana Freitas I’ve always loved my football. I first learnt […]

ISFF 2015 – Alex’s Blog – Hard Work at the Etihad

Alex spent day three of the International Street Football Festival visiting the Etihad stadium and talking about perspective in a workshop with the other players. Image: Joana Freitas Everybody’s been so welcoming and friendly, seeing everyone pull together has been amazing. I really enjoyed today’s workshop, sometimes my perspective can be different from other people’s. […]

ISFF 2015 – Maxx’s Blog – Focusing on the Positives

On day two of ISFF 2015 Maxx joined Team England and the Mexican and Dutch national sides at St. George’s Park, the headquarters of England’s professional teams. After training the players took part in a workshop about positivity, something Maxx feels will stay with her longer than this week-long event. Image: Joana Freitas Training at St. George’s […]

ISFF 2015 – Kabir’s blog – Theatre of Dreams

Team England are in Manchester for the International Street Football Festival 2015 with the Dutch and Mexican national teams. On the first full day of the week-long event they visited Old Trafford and took part in a teamwork workshop. It wasn’t the first trip to the Theatre of Dreams for United fan Kabir. Image: Joana Freitas Last time I […]

HWC 2015 – Dan’s blog – Teamwork and Winning

Dan, who was picked for Team England after completing our Training Centre, at Bristol City, captained the men’s side on Wednesday as the men’s team started to find their feet in the tournament and began to play with more confidence. Wednesday went really well and I think we’ve seen a major difference since the start of the week. We’ve gelled off […]

HWC 2015 – Nathan’s blog – Back to the Future

At 32 Nathan is one of the older members of the squad at this year’s Homeless World Cup. In today’s blog, the East Londoner to talk about teamwork and how seeing familiar faces – he was a trainee at West Ham as a youngster - has helped give him focus for the future. Nathan was also […]

HWC 2015 – Saskia’s Blog – Meeting heroes

Another amazing day yesterday for the Team England with our Patron Fara Williams and BT Sport Supporters’ Club Ambassador Harry Redknapp both pitchside lending their support to Team England. The Homeless World Cup team interviewed Fara and our Women’s captain, Saskia, about the tournament so far. Watch the video and read Saskia’s thoughts below. Saskia We walked into […]

Homeless World Cup 2015 – Hannah’s Blog – Family

We will be getting each of our players to share their thoughts every day we are playing in Amsterdam. Follow us on Twitter or Like our  Facebook page to keep up with Captain’s blogs, interviews and photo stories. Today we spoke to yesterday’s captains, Hannah and Richie. Goalkeeper Hannah, who came through our Training Centre at Albion in the Community, was the […]

Futebol de Rua 2015 – Tara’s blog – New confidence

Tara, who said all along she wanted to captain the side on the final day of Futebol de Rua, lead out the Team England women in their penultimate game this morning. This match, however, was an England fixture with a difference. In the interests of Fair Play the more experienced Lisbon opposition swapped their jerseys for bibs and […]