The Trust use football as the vehicle to engage in as many ethnic minority groups in positive football activities. These activities have included, Coaching sessions, festivals, tournaments and STFC ground tours as well as match day experiences.
The latest activity currently being run is the One Culture event which is looking for the best Asian / Ethnic minority footballers to compete in Cardiff as part of the OneCulture Football Festival. From the trials 12 players will be selected to be trained at weekly sessions in the run up to the tournament from which the best 9 players will be selected as the team to play in Cardiff in October. The winners of this festival will be given the opportunity to compete for a trip to Africa to play against the African Champions.
The One Culture squad lists are now available to look at on the Community Noticeboard.
Swindon Town Football in the Community Trust continues to support the National Campaign of One Game One Community.
The 2010 campaign saw a week of action from the 14th – 26th October. With over a 1000 National activities taking place over the course of the week, the week’s action is widely considered to be sports largest equality and community engagement initiative.
During the week in 2010 Swindon Town Football Club and Football in the Community Trust, along with first team players visited schools, youth clubs and community centres spreading awareness of the” Kick it Out Week” campaign.
The week culminated with the Swindon Town’s 2-2 home draw with Leyton Orient. This saw numerous clubs and schools participating in the club’s ticket initiative offer and benefiting to the tune of 50% of the ticket money in the process.
During half time local youngsters from the Broadgreen area of Swindon, showcased their talents to the Swindon Town home crowd.
For more information on STFiTC Multicultural Sport programmes please contact the office on 01793 421303 or firstname.lastname@example.org