Meet the team | Paddy’s story

Despite sporting a thick Dublin accent, Street Soccer player Paddy is looking forward to representing Team Scotland with pride at the Homeless World Cup in Sacramento. Since joining sessions in Edinburgh in 2019, Paddy has been a key volunteer for the team and has done a fantastic job in supporting young players and adults through […]

Volunteers Week 2023

This week, June 1st to June 7th, is Volunteers Week. Street Soccer Scotland was built on the foundations of volunteer work and the fantastic value they bring to communities across the country. We spoke to a current volunteer in our Edinburgh programmes, who is looking to bring positive change through the vehicle of Muay Thai […]

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 […]

Support Street Soccer at Connect festival

Street Soccer Scotland are delighted to be part of Edinburgh’s Connect Festival, which is taking place across the August Bank Holiday weekend at the Royal Highland Centre. With acts such as Franz Ferdinand, Primal Scream, Fred again and Loyle Carner performing across the weekend, you can now buy tickets for Connect Festival whilst supporting Street […]

Street Soccer sides compete in first Mental Health matchday of 2023

Street Soccer teams from Edinburgh and Glasgow arrived at Little Kerse sports complex in Grangemouth on a dreary afternoon for the first match day of the Scottish Mental Health and Wellbeing league of the 2023 season. Players selected from Street Soccer’s mental health and wellbeing sessions formed representative sides who will compete against twelve other […]

Guest panelists added for Women Inspired

Street Soccer Scotland is set to host a special event celebrating International Women’s Day featuring a panel of inspiring women who are making waves in their respective industries. Women Inspired, will take place on Friday March 3rd at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. With thanks to the Scottish EDGE, a competition that supports Scotland’s emerging […]

Street Soccer helps plant arboretum trees at Leith Links

Street Soccer Scotland is proud to partner with Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust to complete the planting of an arboretum at Leith Links. On February 22nd, Street Soccer players will assist in planting over 40 trees supplied by the Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh, representing various continents. The tree planting project aligns with Edinburgh’s commitment to […]

Hanlon Stevenson extend partnership with Street Soccer

Street Soccer Scotland and Hanlon Stevenson will be extending its fruitful partnership until the end of the year. Hanlon Stevenson’s five-figure funding supports youth programmes across Edinburgh, allowing players to access free football and other initiatives in the capital. Over 300 youth sessions took place across 2022, with more than 4000 players benefitting from weekly […]

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