Tasha’s story | International Women’s Day
Tasha has been playing with Street Soccer as part of our Street45 programme for five years and says it is the best thing she’s ever done. After being released from prison in 2017, Tasha went to a service called Link Up and started to attend drop-in sessions with both males and females, who were also […]
“I know that if I come in here feeling crap, I’ll leave feeling absolutely buzzing” | Jodie’s story
Beaming from ear to ear, Jodie reflects on a whirlwind eight months as a Street Soccer player which has involved making new friendships, an increase in confidence as well as captaining her country in September. Jodie was selected as captain for Team Scotland for the Homeless World Cup Foundation’s Four Nations CUP event in Edinburgh […]
“I want to help out, the way I’ve been helped” | Raymond Sharp, Aberdeen
Street Soccer’s player pathway is in motion in Aberdeen, with newly appointed sessional worker Raymond Sharp reflecting on his progress from player to staff member. Raymond, who has been with Street Soccer since 2019, has recently secured a role as a sessional worker at our sessions in the north east after showing leadership qualities in […]
“We leave everything on the pitch” | Aberdeen player Scott benefitting from Street Soccer experience
Scott is a Street Soccer player in Aberdeen and believes the transferrable skills have been crucial for positive change.
“You won’t experience anything like it again” | Team Scotland – John and Billy
Team Scotland return to the pitch next month, after almost two years of no action. Former players John and Billy describe the impact playing for Team Scotland had on their life.
Street Soccer saved my life | Laura – Street 45
Laura is a Street Soccer volunteer who has been attending the Street 45 Womens sessions for four years – and she says it saved her life.
Tyler is one of Street Soccer Scotland’s youngest females who takes part in Street 45 drop in sessions, aged just 18.
Homelessness can happen at any time as Prussia knows only too well. During her time at the University of Perth she says in her own words that she started to “party too hard and then went off the rails”.
One night my dad sat me down to have an intervention but even then I was still lying to his face until eventually I couldn’t take any more and I broke down, admitting everything.
One of his friends inspired him to get clean. With the support of his key worker, Steven started off attending Street Soccer drop in sessions.