Hear what happened when Jermaine Jenas, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Fara Williams returned to the pitch to play alongside some very deserving StreetGames youngsters…
Love Island 3 – 1 England.
Let’s be honest, that’s a football scoreline you never thought you’d see. But it’s exactly what happened when former Love Islander Jack Fowler’s team took on an opposition led by ex-England international, Jermaine Jenas, at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge this week.
Both teams included a host of other famous faces – including more footballing legends, former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and England star Fara Williams – a handful of
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Speaking from the Stamford Bridge pitchside on this long and successful partnership was StreetGames Deputy CEO Mark Lawrie: “Throughout our 10-year partnership,
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The event in West London was the latest moment on
Aramide was joined by fellow St. Matthew’s Project coach, Dwight. Both were invited by
“I was on the winning team,” he said. “I played the first half on the right wing; the second half in goal and I managed to keep a clean sheet. It was great to be with the StreetGames participants from other areas.”
Following the discussion on top-flight football, and a recap on the day’s games – “I did more running than Jermaine,” claimed Jimmy – one of the players in attendance was keen to hear any advice the three had for young people watching on.
“I grew up in an area where there was a lack of opportunity, but I loved playing football,” said Jermaine. “Through sport, you get to build confidence and develop different skills, like leadership and how to look after other people. The life skills you learn from environments like today, speaking up and asking questions like you just did now, they’re huge steps you’re already taking. You’re showing signs of confidence, that’s something we can all admire and learn from.”
To continue the ten-year celebrations into the summer,
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