Inna travelled to Scotland with her son earlier this year, following the invasion of her native Ukraine by Russian forces. Despite never being involved in football prior to moving to Scotland, she’s found hope through being part of a “family-like” community at sessions in Glasgow. “I’ve been in Scotland for four months. It was firstly […]
“I’m a lot older than most here but I love being the mum figure” Visitors to Street Soccer’s Change Centre in Dundee will have came across Izzy at some point on their travels. Described by staff as a ‘diamond’, the volunteer has certainly experienced some rough times. “It’s just fantastic that I’m here. One year […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.