July 9, 2018

World Cup Weekender

This weekend Willows High School in Tremorfa is hosting a football weekender. On Friday it’s police vs teachers, kicking off at 3.15pm. You can see all the action for 50p entry. And on Saturday, everyone is welcome to play in the Star Community Cup 5-a-side tournament. £1 per player, registration from 10.30am. See the posters beow for full details:

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June 26, 2018

Show Racism the Red Card

I’m a long time supporter of the charity Show Racism the Red Card and I chair the All Party Parliamentary Group. On the 25th June we had a bit of a football theme to the day in Parliament. In the morning I was launching, with colleagues from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Select Committee, our Bill to outlaw homophobic abuse …

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June 26, 2018

Safe Standing at Football Grounds

Yesterday, we had a debate on safe standing in premiership and championship football grounds in Wales and England following a petition to parliament signed by over 110,000 people. The current law prohibits standing at matches but as everyone who goes to matches knows, standing is happening at every game, particularly when fans go to away matches   Because of the …

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June 25, 2018

Keeping Homophobia Out of the Beautiful Game

I’ve loved football all my life. I love the skill, the drama, the emotional highs and lows and match day traditions. I especially love the fact you can strike up a conversation with anyone, anywhere in the world about football, and you’ll have something in common, you’ll make a connection. Even in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh where, despite …

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June 11, 2018

Roath to Russia Football Tournament – Refugee Week 2018

Sport Cardiff and partners have organised a 5-a-side football tournament in Roath as part of Refugee Week 2018. Football clubs, work teams and refugees are all welcome to join in with this event which is also during the football world cup in Russia. Contact James to register on 07717 541 350 or jhorwood@cardiffmet.ac.uk

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February 23, 2017

100 Days Until the Champions League Final Comes to Cardiff Central!

It’s now 100 days until the UEFA Champions League final comes to Cardiff! In 2014 we had a taste of European football in Cardiff when Real Madrid beat Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup at the Cardiff City Stadium, but this will represent the very first time that the famous Champions League trophy is presented in Wales. As a lifelong …

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October 19, 2014

Labour will give football fans a say

This week, Labour announced a proposal to give football fans more of a say in what happens to their club. The proposals include the legal right to buy up to 10% of the club’s shares whenever its ownership changes, and powers to appoint directors to the board. Fans would also have a say on ticket prices, shirt sponsorship, ground naming …

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