Tag Archives: WASP

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 Football Project Teamtalk – What It Means To Us

We always encourage feedback from guests and volunteers at the Doorway football project (Doorway indeed encourages feedback in all it does) – but we thought recently that we ought to have a more thorough gathering of opinion, given that 18 months … 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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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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