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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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Thrown together, thrown in, thrown away – Doorway Football at WSIC 2012

Fifth game, played 4, won 3. Lost the last but against a good team. This game’s winnable. Win this, and the last, which should be easy, we’re in the semis. At worst, draw it and win the last one heavily, … Continue reading

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Well, Here’s Another Fine Mess You’ve Gotten Me Into, Stanley

“Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing” (Henry Russell ‘Red’ Sanders) “The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle, the essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well” (Baron Pierre de Coubertin) … 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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Perspiring dreams dashed in the city of dreaming spires

OK, so I sort of plagiarised Matthew Arnold and Frederic Raphael  there, but what the hey…. As very recently mentioned on this site, on Monday 10th October, the Doorway football team took part in the second Oxford Social Inclusion Cup. … 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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