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FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 3 406

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 3

During the October half-term Football Beyond Borders teamed up with Nike to offer an exciting opportunity for 15-19-year olds. Throughout the week youngsters from across London attended a series of … read more

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 2 407

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 2

During the October half-term Football Beyond Borders teamed up with Nike to offer an exciting opportunity for 15-19-year olds. Throughout the week youngsters from across London attended a series of … read more

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 1 408

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 1

During the October half-term Football Beyond Borders teamed up with Nike to offer an exciting opportunity for 15-19-year olds. Throughout the week youngsters from across London attended a series of … read more

Football For All 411

Football For All

On Thursday 11th October, we will be bringing the different parts of the FBB family together for our Annual Showcase at Amnesty International HQ in Shoreditch. This provides a wonderful … read more

FBB Summer School Sessions: Copa90 414

FBB Summer School Sessions: Copa90

In these series of articles, we cover the inspirational summer school sessions our young people have been participating in. In the third session, our young people visited the headquarters of … read more

End of Season Review 417

End of Season Review

As our summer school draws to a close it marks the end of the 2017/18 academic year for us at Football Beyond Borders. It is always an important threshold; an … read more

FBB x PARK SCC: Pass A Ball 420

FBB x PARK SCC: Pass A Ball

The FBB x PARK SCC “Pass A Ball” project is a World Cup legacy piece that explores the power of football to tackle social issues and promote social inclusivity and … read more

FBB Family is expanding: We are hiring! 421

FBB Family is expanding: We are hiring!

The Football Beyond Borders family is growing and we’re excited to announce we are hiring new staff members!  We’re recruiting a Community Youth Worker and Educational and Coaching Assistant to … read more

City of Nations: The Exhibition 424

City of Nations: The Exhibition

Young people’s “stories are seen but never really heard, or told by young people themselves” reflects Football Beyond Borders’ (FBB) Co-Director Jasper Kain as he explains the ‘City of Nations: … read more

Football as Force for Good 428

Football as Force for Good

After months of anticipation and years of planning, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is finally upon us. Set against a backdrop of corruption, discrimination and hooliganism, the latest … read more

Introducing: OH SO SOUTH 433

Introducing: OH SO SOUTH

It was another big week for Football Beyond Borders (FBB) young students with the release of the official promotional videos for the OH SO SOUTH magazine. The minute long videos … read more

FBB x FA: Debra's Testimony 444

FBB x FA: Debra’s Testimony

At the end of last month, FBB participants had the opportunity to work alongside the English Football Association media team, producing digital content across multiple platforms for the England vs … read more

Job Vacancy: Educational Practitioner 450

Job Vacancy: Educational Practitioner

Job Announcement: Educational Practitioner! Football Beyond Borders is an education charity that uses football as a vehicle to help young people achieve their potential. We’re an expanding, vibrant organisation with … read more

FBB family reaches new heights with the FA 452

FBB family reaches new heights with the FA

This month FBB participants from the Elmgreen School and Chestnut Grove academy had an unforgettable experience presenting their work to the English Football Association (FA) media team at Wembley. Since … read more

FBB Family meets John McAvoy 456

FBB Family meets John McAvoy

Last week, the FBB Family were blessed with a visit from Nike heptathlete and motivational speaker, John Mcavoy. John came to visit our programmes as part of his commitment to … read more

Team FBB Go Beyond at the Big Half 460

Team FBB Go Beyond at the Big Half

Below is a testimony by Rebekah Keane, one of the marathon runners on the day:   Harriet, Chris, Ben, Josh, Charlotte, Matt, Oliver: FBB Warriors and my heroes!! Sunday, March … read more

The Big Half Marathon! 465

The Big Half Marathon!

FBB is proud to announce that we will have nine runners participating in the Big Half Marathon on our behalf this weekend. Most of the runners have been training for … read more

FBB hosts work experience students 475

FBB hosts work experience students

Last week we hosted 5 of our 15-year-old participants for work experience. Unfortunately this is not the reality for many young people. A recent article from Further Education highlights various … read more

Social Mobility and Economic Justice 476

Social Mobility and Economic Justice

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a lot of reports published focusing on the related issues of educational underachievement, school exclusion and long-term social exclusion. They’ve been written by … read more

My Year at FBB: Staff Reflections 520

My Year at FBB: Staff Reflections

This school year our FBB Schools programme started with eighteen projects, where we delivered our football-inspired Project Based Learning programme teaching literacy and key soft skills to our participants. We … read more

FBB Footy Quiz Summer Special 534

FBB Footy Quiz Summer Special

The boys from Squawka won the 1st ever FBB Quiz Trophy at the end of season special, but will they retain their title or will new champions emerge and etch … read more

7th May Community Event: Highlights 540

7th May Community Event: Highlights

“Championes, championes, ole ole ole ole!” This was the song that rang out through the clubhouse at Champion Hill stadium, the home of Dulwich Hamlet FC. It was official, FBB … read more

ARCHIVE: 2012 Brazil Tour 564

ARCHIVE: 2012 Brazil Tour

Written in 2013 by a participant from the original FBB society. A rich experience where football was the perfect medium to address structural inequalities. Our trip to Brazil saw us … read more

FBB TV: Youth Voices 573

FBB TV: Youth Voices

FBB TV Youth Voices is an innovative programme which aims to provide talented and ambitious young people from our FBB Schools programme with digital media, film making and public speaking … read more

FBB Staff Spotlight: Karena McKay 575

FBB Staff Spotlight: Karena McKay

Karena’s journey with FBB has been an exciting one. She officially joined the team in July 2015 as a voluntary coach for the women’s warriors team and has quickly grown … read more

Gillette Great Starts: Launch Event 577

Gillette Great Starts: Launch Event

Over the last few months, FBB has been working closely with Gillette to launch the #GilletteGreatStarts programme, aimed at equipping young people aged from 18-25 with the experience and qualifications to take … read more

Brighton Marathon: Run for FBB! 579

Brighton Marathon: Run for FBB!

FBB are looking for 5 amazing people to help us raise funds by running the Brighton Marathon on April 9th 2017! The Brighton Marathon is one of the UK’s favourite … read more

FBB Schools: Woodrow Cup Residential 580

FBB Schools: Woodrow Cup Residential

On the 4th November five of our FBB Schools participants from Chestnut Grove Academy and Archbishop Lanfranc  Academy went to Woodrow High House for the weekend to compete in London … read more

Football For All 2016: THIS Monday! 588

Football For All 2016: THIS Monday!

On Monday 17th October, Football Beyond Borders will host the annual “Football for All” event, highlighting the power of football to promote education and social inclusion. The night will feature … read more

FFEM: Women of the World Festival! 589

FFEM: Women of the World Festival!

On Tuesday 11th October six girls from our #FBBSchools Female, Fitness, Education and Motivation programme visited the Southbank centre for the Women of the World festival on #InternationalDayoftheGirl. WOW – … read more

FBB Staff Spotlight: Timi Fernandez 595

FBB Staff Spotlight: Timi Fernandez

Timi Fernandez has improved various skills over the past year including, coaching, mentoring and adaptability. His journey with FBB has been a sensational and rapid rise and he is now … read more

FBB Schools: Scotland Tour! 601

FBB Schools: Scotland Tour!

On 25th July, 17 young members of the ‪#‎FBBfamily‬ from across 5 of our school projects made the long trek up from London to Scotland for a week long football … read more

FBB Tours opens for business! 613

FBB Tours opens for business!

Football Beyond Borders are delighted to announce the opening of the new FBB Tours social enterprise and the launch of the new website www.fbbtours.com FBB Tours offers young people the … read more

Young Jaden from FBB TV Meets EPL & CL winner Ivanovic

The rise of FBB TV in 2015

It has been a truly amazing year for FBB TV, and we couldn’t have done it with all our fantastic staff, supporters, volunteers, young presenters, the footballers and all the … read more

FBB Recruiting: Trustee Treasurer 639

FBB Recruiting: Trustee Treasurer

We would like to invite applicants for the role of treasurer on our board of trustees. FBB is currently experiencing a period of rapid growth and the new treasurer will … read more

FBB TV Meets: BBC journalist Leon Mann 652

FBB TV Meets: BBC journalist Leon Mann

This week we released our latest short FBB TV film featuring young presenter Rashad, a participant from ourFBB Schools programme, interviewing BBC journalist Leon Mann about his media career, journalism, … read more

FBB TV Meets: Yannick Bolasie 656

FBB TV Meets: Yannick Bolasie

Watch the hilarious full interview as FBB TV’s young presenter Mehrshad interviews Crystal Palace Football Club winger Yannick Bolasie, asking him some fascinating questions about his skills, his career so … read more

Santi and Reese go viral 672

Santi and Reese go viral

We all remember who our favourite footballer was when we were growing up. Whether Baggio or Beckham, Zidane or Zola, their actions and achievements defined our love for the game and … read more

Meet our newest partners: Cafe Football 678

Meet our newest partners: Cafe Football

Football Beyond Borders is delighted to announce its newest partner – Café Football. The Westfield, Stratford City restaurant, owned by former Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, will … read more

FBB TV has arrived! 681

FBB TV has arrived!

Watch the FBB TV pilot show here: http://youtu.be/i18tANPCHZE Subscribe to FBB TV here: http://www.youtube.com/FBeyondBorders Support the crowdfunding campaign on Justgiving here: https://www.justgiving.com/yimby/fbbtv This February, we will be running a £7,500 crowdfunding campaign to … read more

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FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 3 745

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 3

During the October half-term Football Beyond Borders teamed up with Nike to offer an exciting opportunity for 15-19-year olds. Throughout the week youngsters from across London attended a series of … read more

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 2 746

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 2

During the October half-term Football Beyond Borders teamed up with Nike to offer an exciting opportunity for 15-19-year olds. Throughout the week youngsters from across London attended a series of … read more

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 1 747

FBB x Nike: Utility Sessions Day 1

During the October half-term Football Beyond Borders teamed up with Nike to offer an exciting opportunity for 15-19-year olds. Throughout the week youngsters from across London attended a series of … read more

Football For All 750

Football For All

On Thursday 11th October, we will be bringing the different parts of the FBB family together for our Annual Showcase at Amnesty International HQ in Shoreditch. This provides a wonderful … read more

FBB Summer School Sessions: Copa90 753

FBB Summer School Sessions: Copa90

In these series of articles, we cover the inspirational summer school sessions our young people have been participating in. In the third session, our young people visited the headquarters of … read more

End of Season Review 756

End of Season Review

As our summer school draws to a close it marks the end of the 2017/18 academic year for us at Football Beyond Borders. It is always an important threshold; an … read more

FBB x PARK SCC: Pass A Ball 759

FBB x PARK SCC: Pass A Ball

The FBB x PARK SCC “Pass A Ball” project is a World Cup legacy piece that explores the power of football to tackle social issues and promote social inclusivity and … read more

FBB Family is expanding: We are hiring! 760

FBB Family is expanding: We are hiring!

The Football Beyond Borders family is growing and we’re excited to announce we are hiring new staff members!  We’re recruiting a Community Youth Worker and Educational and Coaching Assistant to … read more

City of Nations: The Exhibition 763

City of Nations: The Exhibition

Young people’s “stories are seen but never really heard, or told by young people themselves” reflects Football Beyond Borders’ (FBB) Co-Director Jasper Kain as he explains the ‘City of Nations: … read more

Football as Force for Good 767

Football as Force for Good

After months of anticipation and years of planning, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is finally upon us. Set against a backdrop of corruption, discrimination and hooliganism, the latest … read more

Introducing: OH SO SOUTH 772

Introducing: OH SO SOUTH

It was another big week for Football Beyond Borders (FBB) young students with the release of the official promotional videos for the OH SO SOUTH magazine. The minute long videos … read more

FBB x FA: Debra's Testimony 783

FBB x FA: Debra’s Testimony

At the end of last month, FBB participants had the opportunity to work alongside the English Football Association media team, producing digital content across multiple platforms for the England vs … read more

Job Vacancy: Educational Practitioner 789

Job Vacancy: Educational Practitioner

Job Announcement: Educational Practitioner! Football Beyond Borders is an education charity that uses football as a vehicle to help young people achieve their potential. We’re an expanding, vibrant organisation with … read more

FBB family reaches new heights with the FA 791

FBB family reaches new heights with the FA

This month FBB participants from the Elmgreen School and Chestnut Grove academy had an unforgettable experience presenting their work to the English Football Association (FA) media team at Wembley. Since … read more

FBB Family meets John McAvoy 795

FBB Family meets John McAvoy

Last week, the FBB Family were blessed with a visit from Nike heptathlete and motivational speaker, John Mcavoy. John came to visit our programmes as part of his commitment to … read more

Team FBB Go Beyond at the Big Half 799

Team FBB Go Beyond at the Big Half

Below is a testimony by Rebekah Keane, one of the marathon runners on the day:   Harriet, Chris, Ben, Josh, Charlotte, Matt, Oliver: FBB Warriors and my heroes!! Sunday, March … read more

The Big Half Marathon! 804

The Big Half Marathon!

FBB is proud to announce that we will have nine runners participating in the Big Half Marathon on our behalf this weekend. Most of the runners have been training for … read more

FBB hosts work experience students 814

FBB hosts work experience students

Last week we hosted 5 of our 15-year-old participants for work experience. Unfortunately this is not the reality for many young people. A recent article from Further Education highlights various … read more

Social Mobility and Economic Justice 815

Social Mobility and Economic Justice

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a lot of reports published focusing on the related issues of educational underachievement, school exclusion and long-term social exclusion. They’ve been written by … read more

My Year at FBB: Staff Reflections 859

My Year at FBB: Staff Reflections

This school year our FBB Schools programme started with eighteen projects, where we delivered our football-inspired Project Based Learning programme teaching literacy and key soft skills to our participants. We … read more

FBB Footy Quiz Summer Special 873

FBB Footy Quiz Summer Special

The boys from Squawka won the 1st ever FBB Quiz Trophy at the end of season special, but will they retain their title or will new champions emerge and etch … read more

7th May Community Event: Highlights 879

7th May Community Event: Highlights

“Championes, championes, ole ole ole ole!” This was the song that rang out through the clubhouse at Champion Hill stadium, the home of Dulwich Hamlet FC. It was official, FBB … read more

ARCHIVE: 2012 Brazil Tour 903

ARCHIVE: 2012 Brazil Tour

Written in 2013 by a participant from the original FBB society. A rich experience where football was the perfect medium to address structural inequalities. Our trip to Brazil saw us … read more

FBB TV: Youth Voices 912

FBB TV: Youth Voices

FBB TV Youth Voices is an innovative programme which aims to provide talented and ambitious young people from our FBB Schools programme with digital media, film making and public speaking … read more

FBB Staff Spotlight: Karena McKay 914

FBB Staff Spotlight: Karena McKay

Karena’s journey with FBB has been an exciting one. She officially joined the team in July 2015 as a voluntary coach for the women’s warriors team and has quickly grown … read more

Gillette Great Starts: Launch Event 916

Gillette Great Starts: Launch Event

Over the last few months, FBB has been working closely with Gillette to launch the #GilletteGreatStarts programme, aimed at equipping young people aged from 18-25 with the experience and qualifications to take … read more

Brighton Marathon: Run for FBB! 918

Brighton Marathon: Run for FBB!

FBB are looking for 5 amazing people to help us raise funds by running the Brighton Marathon on April 9th 2017! The Brighton Marathon is one of the UK’s favourite … read more

FBB Schools: Woodrow Cup Residential 919

FBB Schools: Woodrow Cup Residential

On the 4th November five of our FBB Schools participants from Chestnut Grove Academy and Archbishop Lanfranc  Academy went to Woodrow High House for the weekend to compete in London … read more

Football For All 2016: THIS Monday! 927

Football For All 2016: THIS Monday!

On Monday 17th October, Football Beyond Borders will host the annual “Football for All” event, highlighting the power of football to promote education and social inclusion. The night will feature … read more

FFEM: Women of the World Festival! 928

FFEM: Women of the World Festival!

On Tuesday 11th October six girls from our #FBBSchools Female, Fitness, Education and Motivation programme visited the Southbank centre for the Women of the World festival on #InternationalDayoftheGirl. WOW – … read more

FBB Staff Spotlight: Timi Fernandez 934

FBB Staff Spotlight: Timi Fernandez

Timi Fernandez has improved various skills over the past year including, coaching, mentoring and adaptability. His journey with FBB has been a sensational and rapid rise and he is now … read more

FBB Schools: Scotland Tour! 940

FBB Schools: Scotland Tour!

On 25th July, 17 young members of the ‪#‎FBBfamily‬ from across 5 of our school projects made the long trek up from London to Scotland for a week long football … read more

FBB Tours opens for business! 952

FBB Tours opens for business!

Football Beyond Borders are delighted to announce the opening of the new FBB Tours social enterprise and the launch of the new website www.fbbtours.com FBB Tours offers young people the … read more

Young Jaden from FBB TV Meets EPL & CL winner Ivanovic

The rise of FBB TV in 2015

It has been a truly amazing year for FBB TV, and we couldn’t have done it with all our fantastic staff, supporters, volunteers, young presenters, the footballers and all the … read more

FBB Recruiting: Trustee Treasurer 978

FBB Recruiting: Trustee Treasurer

We would like to invite applicants for the role of treasurer on our board of trustees. FBB is currently experiencing a period of rapid growth and the new treasurer will … read more

FBB TV Meets: BBC journalist Leon Mann 991

FBB TV Meets: BBC journalist Leon Mann

This week we released our latest short FBB TV film featuring young presenter Rashad, a participant from ourFBB Schools programme, interviewing BBC journalist Leon Mann about his media career, journalism, … read more

FBB TV Meets: Yannick Bolasie 995

FBB TV Meets: Yannick Bolasie

Watch the hilarious full interview as FBB TV’s young presenter Mehrshad interviews Crystal Palace Football Club winger Yannick Bolasie, asking him some fascinating questions about his skills, his career so … read more

Santi and Reese go viral 1011

Santi and Reese go viral

We all remember who our favourite footballer was when we were growing up. Whether Baggio or Beckham, Zidane or Zola, their actions and achievements defined our love for the game and … read more

Meet our newest partners: Cafe Football 1017

Meet our newest partners: Cafe Football

Football Beyond Borders is delighted to announce its newest partner – Café Football. The Westfield, Stratford City restaurant, owned by former Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, will … read more

FBB TV has arrived! 1020

FBB TV has arrived!

Watch the FBB TV pilot show here: http://youtu.be/i18tANPCHZE Subscribe to FBB TV here: http://www.youtube.com/FBeyondBorders Support the crowdfunding campaign on Justgiving here: https://www.justgiving.com/yimby/fbbtv This February, we will be running a £7,500 crowdfunding campaign to … read more