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Delivering Excellence : Generating Hope : Providing Dignity : Fuelling Ambition


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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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The Poverty-Trap

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We often refer to the ‘poverty-trap’ or ‘homeless-trap’, a reference describing how people suffering the consequences of homelessness are so consumed ‘fire-fighting’ their circumstances i.e. finding food to eat and…


Thanks for Your Support in 2016

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We look back on 2016 with gratitude and humility at the growing number of people we have been able to serve and love. We have had literally hundreds of people…

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MYPROTEIN – Fuelling Ambition

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MYPROTEIN have been an official sponsor of Street Soccer Academy for many years. Based in Northwich, Cheshire, Myprotein is the world’s number one online sports nutrition brand and for 2016…

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Take the Time

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At Street Soccer Academy we have some of the most committed and selfless staff and volunteers who make themselves available to our service users 24 hours a day, 7 days…

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