Former World Cup winner reflects on Street Soccer journey | James’ Story

It’s been twelve years since that day in Paris and for former Team Scotland player James Horsburgh, the feeling of immense pride has never changed. Scotland were World Champions in the summer of 2011 as the Homeless World Cup was played out in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. James was goalkeeper that […]

Team Scotland coaching staff announced for Sacramento

Street Soccer Scotland have an announced an experienced coaching support team to lead Team Scotland in this year’s Homeless World Cup in Sacramento, California. Team Scotland manager for the Homeless World Cup 2023 will be Robbie Wood, who is manager of Street Soccer programmes in Edinburgh. Robbie has been with Street Soccer for over a […]

“The greatest honour” | Gary’s story

Gary found a safe space at Street Soccer sessions during a turbulent time of his life and was later given the chance to captain Team Scotland at a Homeless World Cup. He’s now keen to support the squad travelling to Sacramento by reflecting on his own experience. Selected to represent the national team at the […]

Team Scotland heading to the States for Homeless World Cup 2023

Street Soccer Scotland players will be heading to the United States of America, with Team Scotland now officially part of the Homeless World Cup in Sacramento in July 2023. The Homeless World Cup is an annual international football tournament that aims to end homelessness by inspiring people who are experiencing it to change their lives […]

Memorable Four Nations weekend leaves lasting impression on players

Edinburgh city centre played host to the Homeless World Cup’s Four Nations tournament between Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland across the weekend, creating new friendships with players across the UK. Team Scotland had amazing support across the weekend. Friends, family, volunteers, partners and the general public all flocked on the Mound to create a […]

Scots ready for Four Nations action

Street Soccer players are primed and ready to take on their UK counterparts in Edinburgh this weekend as the Homeless World Cup’s Four Nations Cup kicks off on the Mound, Princes Street. Lead by a strong coaching team of Rab Hare, Hazel Gee and Laura Cooper, both the men’s and women’s squads have been finalised […]

Four Nations Challenge Cup

Street Soccer Scotland are delighted to be part of the Four Nations Challenge Cup, which will take place in Edinburgh over the weekend of the 18th and 19th September.

Ally Dawson

Ally was a respected and hard-working professional footballer. He captained Rangers and played for Scotland but he also played a key role in the founding days of Street Soccer Scotland and coached Scotland to victory in the 2011 Homeless World Cup. But to all of us, he was just Ally and with his passing, we have […]

Liverpool & Scotland Star becomes Street Soccer Ambassador

Scotland captain Andy Robertson is today announced as an ambassador for Street Soccer Scotland. The Liverpool defender joins the legendary former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, who became the charity’s first ambassador in 2010. Speaking about his ambassadorship, Robertson said: “The positive influence football has on many of our lives should not be underestimated, […]