AFC Unity Win Another Award at South Yorkshire LGBT+ Awards!

AFC Unity won another award to add to their growing collection, one week ago at South Yorkshire's LGBT+ Awards at Sheffield's Library Theatre. AFC Unity were nominated for "Sports Personality" alongside fellow nominees Jessica Ennis, Rotherham United, Sheffield Hallam University Rugby, Sheffield Steel Rollergirls, Sheffield Varsity, University of Sheffield Hockey, and Yorkshire Terriers FC. But …

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Solidarity Soccer Participant Spotlight: Stacey Leigh

Solidarity Soccer is our innovative community based football training initiative for women which has empowerment, skill sharing and a personalised approach shaping it. We spoke to regular Solidarity Soccer attendee Stacey Leigh about her experiences of Solidarity Soccer, and what kind of impact it has had on and off the pitch ā€“ Stacey has won …

Fairtrade and Unity – How this Alternative Football Club is Trumping Sexism and Exploitation

by Matthew Hamilton Increasing hostility, the Brexit bombshell, and the election of Donald Trump inciting hatred and division; concepts such as womenā€™s football club AFC Unity are a welcome change for many. Negative stories seem to always top the search bar when it comes to football, however AFC Unity seek to combat this unsavoury attitude …

Solidarity Soccer Participant Spotlight: Amy Brown

Solidarity Soccer is our innovative community based football training initiative for women which has empowerment, skill sharing and a personalised approach shaping it. We spoke to regular Solidarity Soccer attendee Amy Brown about her experiences of Solidarity Soccer, and what kind of impact it has had on and off the pitch ā€“ Amy has won …

Up the Left Wing

by Jay Baker Much has already been said about the challenging season AFC Unity just had, so now Iā€™d like to focus more on the future. However, it is worth acknowledging the adversity we experienced, because tough times always reveal true character in people, and in football players. Let's borrow an anecdote from men's mainstream …