Street Soccer Academy

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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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Bill Shankly

Frankly, Mr Shankly, I Don’t think so

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Bill Shankly was a tough talking Scot famously credited for taking Liverpool FC from being a second rate football team to being a major force in English and European football…


LifeFit – Mental Health Awareness Campaign DVD

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It’s a bittersweet feeling writing this article. On the one hand I am delighted to unveil a fantastic mental health awareness campaign DVD that we have produced. As we officially…

LifeFit Video

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LifeFit is a mental health awareness campaign that exists to promote hope and to encourage people to seek help. To add your voice to the campaign or for other information…


The Inside Line – Andy Takes Control

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In September 2015 Andy completed Street Soccer Academy’s streetfit Development Programme whilst in prison. This is what he had to say about his experience “I signed up for the streetfit programme to…

"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