Hull City

Tigers Trust To Relaunch Premier League Kicks Programme

18 October 2019
The Tigers Trust will relaunch their Premier League Kicks programme next month with a special event in association with Beats Bus and Tommy Coyle’s Boxclever Bus.

Taking place at the Tigers Trust Arena Astroturf pitches on Friday 1st November (6pm-7.30pm), the evening will see a range of free activities available for young people between the ages of 8-18.

There’s no need to book your place – just turn up and join in the fun! For more information on the relaunch event, please call 01482 358371 or email [email protected].

PL Kicks is one of the Premier League’s flagship community programmes. It started in 2006 and has a long history of using the power of football and the value of sports participation to help youngsters in some of the most high-need areas in the country.

By engaging young people in constructive activities, including a wide variety of sports, coaching, music and educational and personal development sessions, communities up and down the country have been transformed with impressive football and sports participation rates and the authorities reporting significant reductions in anti-social behaviour in the areas in which it is delivered.

It has been running in the City of Hull since September 2010, engaging young people in free weekly constructive activities, including a wide variety of sports, coaching, dance, encouraging educational and personal development and offering the opportunity to compete with other clubs up and down the country. Its primary aims are to:

  • Increase playing, coaching and officiating opportunities in football and a range of sports (8-18yrs).
  • Enhance physical and mental wellbeing, including self-esteem, ambition and social skills.
  • Strengthen communities with a culture of volunteering, social action and positive role models – supporting education, training and employment pathways (focusing on 16-25yrs).
  • Work in partnership with young people, the police and other stakeholders to support the younger generation with the societal challenges they face (eg youth violence) and to improve community safety.
  • Inspire young people to develop positive, supportive relationships with one another and the authorities.
  • Promote integration and champion equality, diversity and inclusion.