Downham Football Session 2022

Sports Fun 4 All deliver free football coaching for 10 – 14-year-olds every Tuesday and Thursday at the Downham Health & Leisure Centre, BR1. The session has been running since December 2020, and 285 young people have participated at the time of filming.


The sessions aim to:

– improve the mental and physical well-being of young people and children

– help people to socialise and reduce isolation

– create a positive environment that offers praise and encouragement


In this video, we hear about the following:

– The location of the session, Downham and the issues the area faces

– How the session removes barriers to participation

– The benefits of sports participation for young people

– What the young people like about the session

– Challenges for grassroots organisations


Interviews with:

– Kieran Connolly – Sports Fun 4 All Founder/Head Coach

– Ryan – Volunteer

– Young Person