Tag Archives: Homeless World Cup

Pink – Keep the Party Going (Doorway Football Update 2012-13)

(and 2011-12, actually…..) The story so far…… In 2009, Doorway ran a pilot football project for guests, using outdoor facilities on the edge of Chippenham. The sessions were very popular with those who came, but the numbers dwindled when winter … Continue reading

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Doorway says ‘Bye Bye Blues’ and gets in the Pink…..

(…..and possibly silver……..) Wednesday December 7th, Croft Sports Centre, Old Town, Swindon – the Swindon and Wiltshire Adult Inclusion Festival. Doorway’s third time in a football tournament (following on our appearances at WASP 2011 and OSIC 2011), and our first … Continue reading

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Doorway Football – ‘Season Review 2010/11’

It’s now just over a year since we launched the Doorway Football Project (V.2) and since, soon after that, I posted this here about that launch and about the Homeless World Cup. It’s also the eve of our second tournament appearance, at … Continue reading

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The Blues Brothers (and Sister) on the Road

“It’s 14 miles to Trowbridge, we’ve got a full tank of gas, a packet of rolling tobacco, it’s sunny at times, and Lisa’s wearing sunglasses………………….we’re on a mission from Doorway” And so, at 9 a.m. on Saturday 14th May 2011, … Continue reading

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“What I know most surely about morality and the duty of man, I owe to football”

(Albert Camus 1913-1960, French Algerian goalkeeper. Also philosopher, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 1957) Or: “Chippenham is more like Rio than you thought” Albert Camus was still alive at the time of the 1954 World Cup – … Continue reading

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