Blind football coming to Sheffield

New partnership to deliver regular blind football sessions for adults and children Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA has formed a partnership with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Royal Society for The Blind, Yorkshire Sport Foundation and Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme to deliver regular football sessions for blind and visually impaired people of all ages. The brand-new [...]

Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme October Half Term Kicks Camps

Schools are closed, the weather is rubbish – It’s most definitely October Half Term within Sheffield! However, this wasn’t going to stop the Sheffield Wednesday Kicks and Inclusion team from running positive activities across Sheffield, giving the young people somewhere safe to attend and play.   On Monday 26 October 2020, the Kicks team started [...]

Friday, 6 November, 2020|Inclusion, Kicks Camps|

Loovens Scoops Community Award

Owls skipper Glenn Loovens has won the club’s PFA Community Player of the Year award. The award recognises the players’ contribution to Wednesday’s work in the community, of which Loovens has been consistently supportive since his arrival in 2013. The Dutchman was instrumental in helping to organise the Owls’ ‘Give It Up’ campaign last season, [...]

Thursday, 12 April, 2018|Inclusion|

Owls Duo Visit Youth Club

Owls Under-23s Connor O’Grady and Ash Baker attended Wednesday’s Youth Club on Tuesday evening to join in the EFL Day of Action. The occasion gives all 72 league clubs the chance to showcase their work in the community and the Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme certainly had a busy day! Young pros Connor and Ash visited [...]

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018|Inclusion|

Sheffield Wednesday Girls Team Play in the Dark

The charity arm of Sunderland FC, The Foundation of Light, hosted a Premier League Primary Stars Regional UV Football tournament at Monkwearmouth Academy. The luminous event aimed to allow girls to try different formats of football and encourage engagement in a fun and exciting way. Sunday's participating teams included U13s from Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United [...]

Monday, 27 November, 2017|Inclusion|

Wednesdayite’s Marathon Challenge

Wednesdayite Jodie Goulden completed the London Marathon on Sunday raising money for the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Jodie, who was invited by the Owls to present Fernando Forestieri with the Player of the Month trophy for February, completed the race in 5 hours 11 minutes and 2 seconds. She has currently raised over £2,500, with further [...]

Wednesday, 26 April, 2017|Inclusion|

Join SWFC Boxercise classes

  The Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme are offering fans the chance to join SWFC Boxercise classes.  Starting on Wednesday 30 November, between 6.00pm and 7.00pm, the weekly classes will be held in the SWFC North Stand Complex on Penistone Road, priced at £2 per class. Isobel Dunn, Premier League Coordinator for the Community Programme, said: [...]

Friday, 11 November, 2016|Inclusion|


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