At DSActive we are so proud of all our athletes who turn up to sessions week in, week out, and of the fantastic clubs and organisations that run them. Newcastle United Foundation have been running a brilliant football session for players with Down’s syndrome since 2014. The team has traveled across the UK and beyond […]
Our first regional Football Festival of the 2019-2020 season was held earlier this month.
As summer came back for one glorious mid-September weekend, Coventry Sky Blues in the Community and Inspire2Coach Warwick University joined forces to put on a fantastic festival of sport.
We caught up with the parents of one of the players, Harvey, from the new Blackburn football session to find out how they are getting on
After months of counting sleeps, hectic planning and a group drawing ceremony at the DSA it was finally time for National Festival 2019!
Last year one of the first clubs to offer specific Down’s syndrome sessions for football, Moorside Rangers, did a stellar job in promoting pathways for their players to get involved in other sports, and even take their FA Level 1 qualification.
Back in March, Arsenal in The Community held a DSActive Football Festival in Islington. The four teams involved in the festival were Arsenal, Lincoln, Crystal Palace (Palace4Life) and Fulham Foundation. The matches were 5 aside on a 3G pitch and all teams were in their football kits. The festival was open to people with Down’s […]
The DSActive team spend a lot of time on the road travelling around the country visiting sports clubs and events on the weekends. One of the weekend visits we always look forward to is a trip down to the south coast to the town of Bournemouth. One of the DSActive team recently went to visit […]
On 2 March, Millwall FC hosted a community day which included a friendly match with the Norwich City FC’s Down’s syndrome team. Both teams showed great football skills and parents and supporters were on the touchline cheering on both teams.
Wiltshire Police put their reputation on the line to take on the Swindon DSActive football team in a ‘friendly’ match at Wiltshire Police HQ.