The Spirit of Merseyside Cup launched on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at The Pitz. The overall theme was “Show Racism The Red Card” encouraging players to respect each other, regardless of their ethnicity, faith or culture. Fifteen teams from across Merseyside participated during the day and demonstrated a great sense of community. The event was attended by the High Sheriff of Liverpool Jim Davies and Deputy Mayor Ann O’Byrne.
Upcoming match days:
Match Day 2 – 25th April 2017
Match Day 3 – 30th May 2017
Match Day 4 – 27th June 2017
Match Day 5- 25th July 2017
Match Day 6 – 29th August 2017
Match Day 7 – 26th September 2017 (Presentation day)
Another great week with the Back Kitchen Project where we had a little taste of Italy where our students made some Spaghetti Aglio E Olio & Fresh Baked Garlic Bread. A brilliant effort by all once again and we look forward to what they are going to make next!
Monday 21st March saw us celebrate World Harmony Day at the Florrie where we united for a day of culture, music and food. Many people and organisations in and around Liverpool joined us in the celebration where we were promoting #OneCityOneCommunity. We would like to thank everyone for their support and we hope that everyone enjoyed the day as much as we did!
The Back Kitchen Project is 10 week course for people who have experienced homelessness where they will gain Level 1 and 2 nationally recognised certificates in food hygiene. However, the course delivers a lot more than that. It is made up of three elements:
- The academic side
- The health and well-being side
- The practical side
The academic element is delivered on a continued assessment basis covering all modules needed to successfully complete the course. The health and well-being section includes several core aspects covering areas such as yoga, meditation, coping-strategies and therapeutic practices. Finally, the practical section covers knowledge of a working kitchen including hygiene and food preparation with student’s input on menu-plan and delivery; along with the newly introduced section familiarising and putting into practice both recycling and environmentally friendly alternatives.
Our current programmes:
For men aged 16 plus:
10:30- 11:30 – Football drop in at Lucozade Power League
11:30 – 12:30- Walking football at Lucozade Power League
6- 7pm – Football training 7 a side open to all males 16 plus who are in temporary/ hostel accommodation at Everton Park Lifestyles Centre
Spirit of Merseyside League
The Liverpool Homeless Football Club 4 a side league once again supported by Liverpool County FA and Lucozade Power league will be kicking off on the 28th March.
This is open to any agency that works across Merseyside with men aged 16 plus from a socially excluded/marginalised background. The months theme will be around racism/discrimination awareness.
For your information the dates of the league are the last Tuesday of every month between 10:30am and 3pm. The dates are as follows:
- March 28th
- April 25th
- May 30th
- June 27th
- July 25th
- August 29th
- Sept 26th Presentation day
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require further information on any of the other projects run by Liverpool Homeless Football Club. Find our details in the contact us section on our website.