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 went along to watch athletes try skills old and new and were even joined by a special guest! Successful tennis and football sessions have been […]
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.
On 4 February, Queen’s Park Rangers Trust held a special event to mark the 10th anniversary of the foundation. The aims of the QPR Trust are to create opportunities, inspire people and help people fulfil their potential.
On a cold Friday night in Motspur Park, Fulham Badgers began their training session…but it was a special night for the Badgers as they hosted their annual match against Fulham Academy!