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Street Soccer Academy

Watch the full Set Apart video and see how the work of Street Soccer Academy is helping people with complex and multiple needs.


Supporting people with complex & multiple needs

Street Soccer Academy is a professional service provider that specialises in the rehabilitation and reintegration of people with complex and multiple needs. We work on behalf of some of the nation’s hardest to reach groups within our communities including, people with homeless related issues, ex-offenders, those recovering from addictions, mental health conditions and disabilities and the long-term unemployed.Street Soccer Academy is experienced in producing sports-based education programmes for our service users. Through the use of pro social models we focus on affecting the attitudes & thinking of those who engage with us, with particular emphasis on their relationships and roles in society.Through the use of professionally organised sport we are all about deliveringEXCELLENCE, generatingHOPE, providingDIGNITY and fuellingAMBITION

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New Era Begins in April 2015

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April 8th 2015 sees the start of a new era for Street Soccer Academy as we launch into a brand new geographical area, in the North East of England. Over…

Vincent Pericard (Ex- Juventus, Stoke City & Portsmouth) & Andrew Thorp (Street Soccer Academy CEO)

LifeFit Launch

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Yesterday marked a significant day as a major mental health campaign, LifeFit, was launched at a national mental health conference hosted in Manchester. The LifeFit campaign is a response to…


Raising My Head Above the Parapet

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Equality has come a long way in the past half-century and whilst the notion of equality can mean different things to different people, in my own life I have witnessed…

Vincent Pericard

Suffering in Silence

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My name is Vincent Pericard, a former professional footballer whose career didn’t pan out as hoped. At the age of 18, I was playing with some of the best footballers…

"Gillette, a brand which strives to improve the lives of young men every day, is proud to support Street Soccer Academy"

− Joel Perera, Proctor & Gamble

"We are delighted to recognise Street Soccer Academy’s amazing contribution to grassroots sport. All the team work year-round providing support for people who face many issues and this shows the relentless dedication within Street Soccer Academy"

− Gareth Southgate

"We hope that all the continuing hard work with these communities and individuals continues into the future and that we can help them to push the boundaries into other hard to reach groups"

− Manchester FA’s Social Inclusion Officer

"As one of our Charter Standard Clubs here at the Manchester FA we are extremely proud to be part of Street Soccer Academy’s continuing success"

− Manchester FA’s Senior Football Development Officer

"We have a long tradition of forming strong and successful partnerships with some of the very best organisations in the criminal justice sphere. Our work with Street Soccer Academy is one of our key strategic partnerships for the development of national solutions to reducing offending"

− Trevor Shortt - Director HMP Forest Bank

"We have referred a number of our tenants onto Street Soccer Academy's programmes, which has been beneficial in breaking negative behavioural cycles. Street Soccer Academy's support network has complimented our work in enabling tenants to live independent lives."

− Eleanor Smith - Greater Manchester Area Manager, ECHG Riverside Housing Association