Football for Food’s Reverse Advent Calendar

We're in our second season of our Football for Food campaign, following on from a massively successful 5-a-side tournament with talks held alongside it this past summer. Now it's the "Season of Giving," our first team have played all their home games for 2016 - but at the suggestion of Director of Football Sarah Richards …

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AFC Unity Board of Directors Reshuffle

AFC Unity's dynamic, all-female Board of Directors is undergoing a reshuffle as the organisation continues to evolve and expand. Original "Red Star" Olivia Murray started out with AFC Unity on its very first day, first as a player recovering from injuries, before becoming a coach, then Director of Development, and finally Acting Chair of the …

Up the Left Wing

by Jay Baker We've always emphasised that AFC Unity measure results differently - that, as a registered social enterprise, we have different targets to meet, different aims to reach for, and different outputs and outcomes than other sports clubs that may be unincorporated associations and just about results on the field. Having said that, I've …

Solidarity Soccer Participant Spotlight: Sarah Choonara

Solidarity Soccer is our innovative community based football training initiative for women which has empowerment, skill sharing and a personalised approach shaping it. We have a session running at Hillsborough College, a session based at Concord Sports Centre and another session at Meadowhead School, running weekly – we have plans to expand the initiative into …

Up the Left Wing

by Jay Baker I only ask this of you. I won’t tell you off if you misplace a pass, or miss a header that costs us a goal, as long as I know you are giving 100%. I could forgive you any mistake, but I won’t forgive you if you don’t give your heart and …