football

Arsenal to wear all-white kit for first time ever as part of anti-knife crime initiative
Knife crime

Arsenal to wear all-white kit for first time ever as part of anti-knife crime initiative

Idris Elba and Ian Wright have backed the club’s ‘No More Red’ campaign with Adidas that will see money donated for football pitches and mentorship schemes

Premier League clubs and players are raising awareness of homelessness despite league bosses’ snub
Football

Premier League clubs and players are raising awareness of homelessness despite league bosses’ snub

The Premier League said Shelter’s plan to ask home teams to wear away kits on Boxing Day was against league rules – but players and clubs are supporting it in different ways.

Will your football team be wearing an away kit on Boxing Day to raise awareness of homelessness?
Homelessness

Will your football team be wearing an away kit on Boxing Day to raise awareness of homelessness?

Shelter’s No Home Kit plan to use football to put the spotlight on homelessness might have been rejected by the Premier League but clubs around the country are still taking part.

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games
Activism

Manchester City fans can now get housing advice at home games

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas
Charity

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas

Advertisement
Brighton manager Graham Potter sleeps rough for homelessness charity as Premier League in spotlight over kit row
News

Brighton manager Graham Potter sleeps rough for homelessness charity as Premier League in spotlight over kit row

Calls for U-turn after Premier League blocks homelessness charity’s Boxing Day kit plan
News

Calls for U-turn after Premier League blocks homelessness charity’s Boxing Day kit plan

Homeless World Cup returns with all-British contest
News

Homeless World Cup returns with all-British contest

‘Players are humans first’: Adebayo Akinfenwa on poverty and racial justice
Activism

‘Players are humans first’: Adebayo Akinfenwa on poverty and racial justice

The Three Kings: Busby, Shankly & Stein transformed the footballing landscape
Film

The Three Kings: Busby, Shankly & Stein transformed the footballing landscape

Watch Maradona play a charity match in ‘a potato field’ for a sick child
News

Watch Maradona play a charity match in ‘a potato field’ for a sick child

David Kynaston: It’s time to move the goalposts on modern football
News

David Kynaston: It’s time to move the goalposts on modern football

Italian street paper chase Juventus title dedication for late vendor Claudio
News

Italian street paper chase Juventus title dedication for late vendor Claudio

Subscribe to The Big Issue

From just £3 per week

Take a print or digital subscription to The Big Issue and provide a critical lifeline to our work. With each subscription we invest every penny back into supporting the network of sellers across the UK. A subscription also means you'll never miss the weekly editions of an award-winning publication, with each issue featuring the leading voices on life, culture, politics and social activism.
Street Soccer Scotland are holding their annual gala dinner – on Zoom
News

Street Soccer Scotland are holding their annual gala dinner – on Zoom

Street Soccer Scotland’s footballers tune in to quiz Harry Redknapp
News

Street Soccer Scotland’s footballers tune in to quiz Harry Redknapp

Harry Maguire sets up food package network for elderly people in his hometown
News

Harry Maguire sets up food package network for elderly people in his hometown

The first Homeless World Cup Day will make up for the cancelled tournament
News

The first Homeless World Cup Day will make up for the cancelled tournament

The 2020 Homeless World Cup in Tampere is cancelled
News

The 2020 Homeless World Cup in Tampere is cancelled

Premier League football clubs urged to help fan foodbanks
News

Premier League football clubs urged to help fan foodbanks

Shrewsbury Town use EFL Day of Action to launch new homeless initiative
News

Shrewsbury Town use EFL Day of Action to launch new homeless initiative

Nottingham Forest gave 3,000 pies to homeless people after match postponement
News

Nottingham Forest gave 3,000 pies to homeless people after match postponement

Advertisement
Michael Sheen has put his hand in his pockets for Welsh football again
News

Michael Sheen has put his hand in his pockets for Welsh football again

The first Mental Health World Cup kicks off this weekend
News

The first Mental Health World Cup kicks off this weekend

What does Brexit mean for the Premier League’s global stars?
News

What does Brexit mean for the Premier League’s global stars?

Crystal Palace lead the Premier League – with stadium rough sleeper shelter
News

Crystal Palace lead the Premier League – with stadium rough sleeper shelter

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany teams up with Andy Burnham to help homeless
News

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany teams up with Andy Burnham to help homeless

A ‘Street Football Wales’ women’s project is up for a National Lottery Award
News

A ‘Street Football Wales’ women’s project is up for a National Lottery Award

Street Soccer Scotland unveils £5m football complex for the homeless
News

Street Soccer Scotland unveils £5m football complex for the homeless

Who ate all the pies: Salford City donate leftover food to homeless
News

Who ate all the pies: Salford City donate leftover food to homeless

Low pay, José? No way! Campaign for Manchester United to pay Real Living Wage
Social Justice

Low pay, José? No way! Campaign for Manchester United to pay Real Living Wage

Eric Cantona: “Alex Ferguson gives you that passion, that fire”
News

Eric Cantona: “Alex Ferguson gives you that passion, that fire”

Mata’s Common Goal movement hits the top with UEFA president signing
News

Mata’s Common Goal movement hits the top with UEFA president signing

Everton’s David Unsworth joins players and fans in sleeping rough for charity
News

Everton’s David Unsworth joins players and fans in sleeping rough for charity