“I want to help more people through my own experience” | Graham’s story

Having been a Street Soccer player for 18 months, Glasgow regular Graham is keen to use his experience to help others. Graham was introduced to Street Soccer sessions through Phoenix Futures, whilst in recovery, and has highlighted that setting goals for himself has helped his positive change journey so far. “Football is my life and […]

Power of Partnerships: Eva Burrows x Salvation Army

Community partners have been significant to the growth of Street Soccer sessions in Glasgow, which has allowed players to engage in open drop-in session from Monday through to Friday. One of those partners has been the Salvation Army and we spoke to service manager of Eva Burrows 1st Stop Project, David Deans, at the recent […]

Power of Partnerships: New Rhythms For Glasgow

Street Soccer’s Street45 programme has been engaging women across Scotland in a number of different ways, we spoke to Kirsteen Marshall of New Rhythms for Glasgow, who has been working in partnership with the programme for the past two years. Kirsteen was first introduced to Sarah through networking at a local recovery community group and […]

Power of Partnerships | Lodging House Mission

Street Soccer Scotland have recently started a promising new partnership with Lodging House Mission in the East End of Glasgow, to support more players who may be experiencing homelessness or social exclusion. The Lodging House Mission building is a homeless day centre, formerly a soup kitchen which supported all the local lodging houses in the […]

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 […]