Football

Scotland v Ukraine means so much more than just football
Ukraine

Scotland v Ukraine means so much more than just football

The Scotland v Ukraine match will carry more than just the hopes for the World Cup, writes Gemma Fay, Scotland’s most capped football player.

Jake Daniels’ coming out is a ‘huge step forward’ but abuse remains an issue, say LGBTQ+ fans
Homophobia

Jake Daniels’ coming out is a ‘huge step forward’ but abuse remains an issue, say LGBTQ+ fans

Jake Daniels’ coming out as gay is a huge step for LGBTQ+ representation in football, but homophobia and transphobia is still common.

‘Football has played an important part in my life. I’m not particularly proud of that’
Sam Delaney

‘Football has played an important part in my life. I’m not particularly proud of that’

There’s a great deal to hate about football these days. But Sam Delaney says there’s a lot of beauty in the game too, like the life-long bonds you form with friends and fans.

Kurt Zouma has the country facing an uncomfortable question: Do Britons think cats’ lives matter more than Black lives?
Dr Paul Ian Campbell

Kurt Zouma has the country facing an uncomfortable question: Do Britons think cats’ lives matter more than Black lives?

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

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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

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?

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

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
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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

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Watch Maradona play a charity match in ‘a potato field’ for a sick child
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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
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David Kynaston: It’s time to move the goalposts on modern football

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

Homeless World Cup enlist football stars to relive tournament classics
News

Homeless World Cup enlist football stars to relive tournament classics

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

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

Harry Maguire sets up food package network for elderly people in his hometown
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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
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The first Homeless World Cup Day will make up for the cancelled tournament

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Premier League football clubs urged to help fan foodbanks
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Premier League football clubs urged to help fan foodbanks

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

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

Oldham Athletic has vowed to become first homeless friendly football club
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Oldham Athletic has vowed to become first homeless friendly football club

Michael Sheen has put his hand in his pockets for Welsh football again
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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
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Crystal Palace lead the Premier League – with stadium rough sleeper shelter

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany teams up with Andy Burnham to help homeless
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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
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A ‘Street Football Wales’ women’s project is up for a National Lottery Award

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

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

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