It’s been a big week for the Cardiff City Foundation, as Tuesday saw Cardiff City FC shortlisted for the 'Johnstone’s Paint Community Club of the Year’ award!
Read on for more about the award nomination, as well as this week's activities...
COMMUNITY CLUB OF THE YEAR NOMINATION
. here The award will be presented to the winning club at the 2016 Football League Awards, to be held this year in Manchester. Find out more on our award nomination and the great work of the Foundation
’ award for 2015. Johnstone’s Paint Community Club of the Year On Tuesday, 15th March, the Football League confirmed that Cardiff City Football Club had been nominated for its prestigious ‘
Find out about our Strikers Engagement Programme here, while this week, walking football sessions took place at Fitzalan High School on Monday and House of Sport 2 on Thursday.
Morning and evening women’s Soccercise classes took place on Wednesday at Cardiff City Stadium – the first session is FREE so make sure to get involved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Premier League Kicks sessions continued, offering FREE weekly sports sessions to young people aged 14-19 in various venues across South Wales, including Aberdare, Barry, Butetown, Caerau, Caerphilly, Ely and Llanishen. While Premier League Kicks Golf Club also took place on Thursday at Virginia Park Golf Club.
Finally, Thursday saw Cardiff City basketball training sessions for Men and Women, while this afternoon our Pan Disability Football session will take place at Heath Park from 5pm.
Last Saturday, there were plenty of events and activities going on at Cardiff City Stadium, as the Bluebirds defeated Ipswich Town 1-0 thanks to Bruno Manga's header.
At CCS, half-time entertainment with the Foundation continued, as a number of young Bluebirds put on their shooting boots to take on our #CityAsOne challenge, while we also held Basketball and Tennis sessions in the Family Stand. Craig Noone was on hand to wish a happy 18th birthday to City fan Matt Sutton after the final whistle too!
FIXTURES & RESULTS
The Foundation’s men's basketball team qualified for the Basketball England Play-Offs on Sunday, defeating Swindon Shock 73-64.
Meanwhile, the Cardiff City Women’s team battled to a 2-0 defeat to Swansea City Ladies in the League, but have a chance to get revenge as they face them again in the Welsh Cup Semi-Final on Sunday afternoon.
On Wednesday, Cardiff City Futsal A team then beat Cheltenham Town As by five goals to nil at the Swindon Arena.
On Saturday, there’ll be a Girls Turn Up and Play session at the House of Sport 2 at 9am while, at the same time, South Wales Football Performance Centre session will take place at Cowbridge Comprehensive School.
It’s a full day of fixtures on Sunday too as, while the Women’s team play Swansea in the afternoon, we also have Down’s Syndrome/Pan Disabilityfootball at House of Sport at 9am and the National Youth U16 Deaf Tournament in Liverpool.
You can keep up to date with everything going on in the community via the Cardiff City Foundation's website and official social media accounts: