Southall FC’s repatriation efforts have intensified after Ealing Council opened a public consultation on the future of Warren Farm Sports Center.
QPR has identified Warren Farm in Southall as their preferred site to build a new training center a decade ago, before finally rebuilding a 27-acre site in Heston, bought from Imperial College.
Southall FC’s old Western Road grounds were torn down to make way for social housing 30 years ago, and the club – founded in 1871 – has not played in Southall since then, with home matches currently being played at Stanwell’s Ashford Town home.
Southall FC chairman Sanjeev Sharma said it was time to take home the historic football club and ensure that the local community could enjoy quality sports facilities.
“We at Southall Football Club are all excited and optimistic about opening Ealing Council’s online consultation on the future of Warren Farm Sports Center because it is one step closer to our 150-year-old club’s return to Southall,” Sharma said. Sky Sports News.
“Warren Farm was a football hub in west London but was abandoned for several years. We think this is an opportunity to bring Southall FC home, which will help our diverse and predominantly South Asian community to become proficient in the sport and break down real barriers.
“Southall FC have not played at Southall since the early 1990s and are sharing ground on a season-by-season basis. Our community in Southall has been lost and has not had adequate sports opportunities. We hope the club’s supporters and the local community can create lasting memories again and we want a healthy future for future generations.
“I personally feel great passion for this project because I played with a good quality when I was younger and I hope the next generation can dream like me and achieve their goals. Southall FC belongs to Southall, the vibrant heart of the South Asian community in west London. “
Southall FC said conversations with Ealing Council were positive and ongoing, and the club was encouraging the public to follow the public’s advice to spread their views.
Southall FC has a number of former players who have won full international honors with England, including current football QPR director Les Ferdinand, former West Ham midfielder Alan Devinshire and former Manchester United winger Gordon Hill.
Atwal has fascinated the youth of Southall
Freestyle footballer Kaljit Atwal joins Derby’s Kira Rai and Blackburn’s Mili Chandarana Showing faith Southall girls community football event.
The event, organized by the West London Multi-Sports Club Indian Gymkhana at the Featherstone Sports Center, captivated the Bavarian-born youth with its eight-technique, jerk and nutmeg.
The three free events included skill sessions with Arsenal sports scientist Nov Singh, Brentford B team footballer Harpreet Heer and gym coaches – traveling from parents to Essex and Kent to meet their children to build their confidence. The role model of the game.
Sky Sports and Sporting Equals has created the Seeking is Believing Girls football pilot project for the century-old West London Sports Club Gymkhana, which aims to encourage more South Asian women to participate in the game.
Sky has teamed up with Sporting Equals to support the charity’s ambitions to inspire more opportunities for British South Asians in football.
Walking in Villa Park for Punjabi Spurs and Villains Eye Can
Teams of Punjabi Spurs and Punjabi Villain supporters have joined forces for a charity walk from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to Villa Park to support the visually impaired.
The teams raised more than 500 2,500 for the I Can charity before embarking on a 120-mile journey from north London to Birmingham on Monday.
Punjabi Spars and Punjabi Villains said in a joint statement, “This will be a way for us to support I Can’s goal and help raise awareness for the support available to people with visual impairment.”
“We hope to encourage and promote healthy living choices and positive action with this track.”
Former Spurs and Aston Villa winger David Ginola and former Tottenham captain Ledley King sent their way. Villa will host the Spurs in the Premier League on Saturday, with teams arriving at Villa Park on time for the kick-off.
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Otis Khan, who signed in January, will join a panel of decision-makers and practitioners throughout the game while hosting the South Asian Football Network event on Monday.
The free event will be hosted at Breyer Group Stadium in the heart of East London by Grassroots Football UK in association with Paul Kirton and Soccer Social LDN, the Fan for Diversity campaign.
The Fan for Diversity Campaign is a joint venture run by the Football Supporters Association and Kick It Out, with Tony Burnett, chief executive, also speaking.
Other confirmed panelists include FA board member Rupinder Baines, West Ham Academy link mentor Rashid Abba, QPR assistant coaching head Manisha Taylor and Maidstone United manager Hakan Hatterin.
The event features a Q&A session and will provide an opportunity to network with people from grassroots football to professional games and boardrooms. Guests will also be provided an Iftar meal after sunset with the event during the holy month of Ramadan.
Sky and Sporting Equals have created teams for the British South Asians in football
Sky Sports last month announced a partnership with Sporting Equals to support a charitable ambition to inspire British South Asians in football.
The partnership stems from a collective desire to help tackle under-representation by tackling some of the barriers that affect British South Asian football talent, especially women’s participation in sports and progress.
Active life The survey consistently shows that South Asian women are the least physically active team in the country, and only 0.3 percent of the players in the top division of English women’s football, the FA Women’s Super League, come from the British South Asian community.
Going forward, Sky and Sporting Equals will work together to raise awareness and educate the public, collaborate with other stakeholders to create talent development opportunities, and support participation in the game.
Jonathan Leach, managing director of Sky Sports, said: “Sky Sports is proud to provide a platform that helps inspire the South Asian community with more opportunities to get involved in football.
“Collectively, we are striving for greater equality in sports, and as Europe’s largest sports broadcaster, we are well equipped to use our platforms to highlight under-representation in the game and to bring about change in this space.”
“Based on the excellent work that Sky Sports News has done over the past year, partnering with Sporting Equals is another step in our commitment to ensuring that all viewers are represented by our content.”
Arun Kong OBE, CEO of Sporting Equals, said: “Sporting Equals is pleased to partner with Sky in this important work, an important step in involving and celebrating the South Asian community in football, removing old and negative stereotypes to inspire the next generation of players, coaches and football administrators.
“It is vital to highlight effective role models, which we will do through this project by showcasing football ambassadors, especially across South Asian women’s community settings.” Through this partnership, in support of Sky, we want to address these issues and demonstrate the true potential of South Asians in football.
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