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Latest Foundation News

05/09/2014
SENIORS SHOW SUPPORT FOR SOCCER SCHOOL STARLETS

One of the principle assets relished by Cardiff City Foundation, is the backing and support of the Club’s Senior Players in creating an even more appealing experience for young players across South Wales during their quarterly soccer schools.   ...

26/08/2014
CARDIFF SUCCESS AT FIRST PL KICKS DERBY

On Friday 22nd August Cardiff City hosted Swansea City in the very first Premier League Kicks South Wales Derby in Aberdare. The tournament brought together eight teams in total - four representing Cardiff City and four repre...

29/07/2014
Marc Cahill Announced Cardiff City Foundation Manager

Cardiff City Foundation have today announced Marc Cahill as the new Foundation Manager following the immediate departure of Scott Young.   After a highly influential nine-year period in charge, Cardiff City Foundation Manager, Scott Young has s...

25/07/2014
Hwyl Yn Y Tafwyl

Tafwyl 2014's main event, Tafwyl Fair, was held at Cardiff Castle on Saturday 12th July with 16,500 people coming through the Castle doors as part of a week-long programme of Welsh Language activities.   There were numerous stalls in the f...

24/07/2014
Commonwealth Dream Becomes A Reality For Ria

Hockey has always been a favoured hobby for the Foundation’s Education Manager, Ria Male who has this year been granted a fantastic opportunity to showcase her passion and talent on one of the greatest sporting stages in the world. The Commonweal...

03/07/2014
DSACTIVE WIN AT ST.GEORGE'S

Cardiff City's DSActive Team recently travelled to St George’s Park to compete in the Premier League Down's Syndrome Football Festival in a bid to defend their title. The festival attracted eighteen teams who competed across 3 different divisions. ...

03/07/2014
WE SAY THANK YOU, WITH THE PREMIER LEAGUE KIT SCHEME

TEN LOCAL SCHOOLS SCORE WITH NEW PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS’ KIT SCHEME AWARD, THANKS TO THE FOUNDATION Ten schools from across South Wales were gifted with a brand new playing kit for their school’s team as part of the Premier League Players’ K...

03/07/2014
YOUBIRDS: COMPETE FOR OUR #ClubGOTM

Over the past two seasons, since the introduction of our Goal of The Month competition, you Bluebirds have proved exactly why you are the quintessence of football followers.  Each month, we receive a huge response from the Cardiff City faithful, v...

02/07/2014
STREET SOCCER A SENSATION WITH CATHAYS' GIRLS

Cardiff City Community Foundation joined forces with the South Wales Police this week to provide young female footballers from Cathays High School the opportunity to experience a fantastic day out at Cardiff City Stadium with a fun-filled afternoon of Str...

23/06/2014
City Disability Keep Active

Cardiff City Foundation hosted an event on Sunday 22nd June to showcase the opportunities available to young people with Cerebral Palsy. The nature of the event proved to be a big success, with many new faces in amongst the attendees – all of whom we...

17/06/2014
Be a 2014/15 Match- day Mascot: How To Apply

With the 2014/2015 Sky Bet Championship season fast approaching, Cardiff City Football Club will soon be taking bookings for Mascot Experiences upon fixtures being released on Wednesday 18th June 2014.  Two-mascot positions will be available ...

16/06/2014
Giant Inflatable, Giant Fun!

This week, Cardiff City Community Foundation visited Abercynon Community Primary School to test out a brand new giant inflatable goal which the fans' support helped to fund. It was a whole school affair as the coaches of the Community Foundation e...

22/05/2014
Cardiff City Basketball Team Bounces To Greatness

Cardiff City Basketball Team have been crowned Champions of Wales. In a very demanding schedule, Cardiff City faced off against an experienced and tough Swansea team in two seperate Cup Finals to come up trumps in both the South Wales Basketball Associati...

20/05/2014
Premier Day At The Etihad

After nine days of preliminary rounds at the beginning of 2014, Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation engaged with well over 1300 pupils across South Wales in the Premier League Schools Tournament held in conjunction with the Premier League and ...

14/05/2014
Basketball Brilliance Brings SWBA Cup To Cardiff

Cardiff City Basketball Club Men’s Division One Squad were crowned SWBA Cup Champions for 2013/14 in their inaugural season, by defeating Swansea Storm 66-49 on Tuesday evening in Swansea. The victory marks the club’s first piece of silve...

02/05/2014
Brilliance from Brynnau

We took a trip to RCT earlier this week with a special token of our appreciation for the young pupils of Brynnau Primary School after their outstanding work in raising valuable funds for the Foundation.   Cardiff City Community Foundation works...

28/04/2014
Trowbridge Crowned "Kicks" Champions

A huge "congratulations" to Trowbridge of Pentwyn PL Kicks and Team Butetown, representing our Butetown Pavilion PL Kicks venue, for making the final of our Tournament on 17th April.                    ...

25/04/2014
Cardiff City Breaking Records in The Premier League

Cardiff City FC Foundation has reached new heights in recently breaking the Barclay’s Premier League all time record for participation and involvement in the Premier League Schools Tournament. Nine days of preliminary rounds stretching from 31st Janu...

27/03/2014
Be A Player Escort for #CEFDAY14

Matchday experiences do not come any bigger than standing side-by-side with a Premier League player as they prepare to take to the field for Cardiff City FC's Barclays Premier League fixture with Crystal Palace, in support of Foundation Day 2014. W...

27/03/2014
FOUNDATION DAY 2014

Each member of Cardiff City’s 2013/14 Barclays Premier League squad and staff has pledged a day’s wage in support of Cardiff City Community & Education Foundation’s inaugural Foundation Day.   Foundation Day 2014 will coincide wi...

18/03/2014
"Kickstart" Programme Kicks Off With Cardiff City

Cardiff City’s Disability Football programme delivered a CP Sport  in Cardiff’s House of Sport on Sunday 16th March. CP Sport has been working in partnership with football clubs to target players with Cerebral Palsy around ...

14/03/2014
Schools Winners Off To The Etihad

A thriving month of preliminary rounds culminated in a fantastic display of passion and talent this week as the Community and Education Foundation hosted the finals of the Premier League Schools Tournament at The Cardiff City House of Sport. After nine...

11/03/2014
Bluebirds keep their eyes on the EnterPRIZE

The fifth edition of the Premier League Enterprise Challenge is well underway, and with twenty three clubs taking part in the initial stages, this year’s competition has been fierce from the get go. The students were tasked with developing ideas to solv...

25/02/2014
Soccer Schools Off To A Soaring Start

With the February half term bringing about a new round of soccer schools, it’s been a busy start to a fun filled week for Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation; as sessions are running across Cardiff, Abercynon, Brecon and Treforest, we...

24/02/2014
SRtRC Wales Second Visit to Cardiff Community

Cardiff City House of Sport 2 played host to the Show Racism the Red Card Wales campaign as they made their second visit of the season to the Welsh Capital last week. Young students of Ninian Park Primary School came along for an afterno...

11/02/2014
Under 12's Shine in PAN Disability Football Festival

On Saturday the 8th of January, Cardiff City FC Under 12's took part in the FAI's PAN Disability Football Festival. Players representing Cardiff City's Junior Deaf and Physical Disabilities teams travelled to Dublin for the festival, which was hel...

11/02/2014
Street Games Return

It was a life changing experience for a group of young people from South Wales, as success in a Street Games project led to bigger prospects in Denmark last Summer. The opportunity has come around again and Cardiff City Community and Education Fo...

31/01/2014
Premier League "Kicks" Tournament a Huge Success!

Cardiff City FC Premier League Kicks first ever tournament was a huge success with 24 teams attending the afternoon, held at the House of Sport 2. The 24 teams in attendance were made up of players that have participated in Premier League Kicks se...

14/01/2014
"Truth About Youth" Course Begins At House Of Sport

Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation have teamed up with The Princes Trust in delivering a three week “Truth About Youth” course as funded by The Co-operative Foundation. The focal aim of the programme is to change young people’s perc...

14/01/2014
Disability Football Recognised For Excellence By Diverse Cymru

Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation saw out 2013 on a high after taking the Award for Excellence in The Third Sector at the Diverse Cymru Awards. Diverse Cymru are a National Organisation whose principal endeavour lies in promoting inclusio...

02/12/2013
Cardiff City Undefeated in the FAW Welsh Deaf Futsal Cup

On Sunday the 24th of November, Cardiff City Deaf FC took part in the FAW’s inaugural Welsh Deaf Futsal Cup. An opening 6-1 victory over Newport DFC was an ideal start for our boys, setting them in good stead for their second match of the day against...

27/11/2013
Goal Machine Meets Mean Machine

The social inclusion department within the Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation have established a close working relationship with Parc Prison through delivering week long football coaching sessions to the learners as funded by The Prince’s T...

11/11/2013
Big Ben Extends A Big Barclays Thank You To Mel Hopkins

Last week, Ben Turner joined The Foundation in teaming up with Barclays Premier League title sponsors, Barclays, to surprise a worthy Cardiff school teacher for dedicating years of his own time to coaching football in the community. ...

06/11/2013
Craig Bellamy Unveils #ClubGOTM "Wall of Honour"

On Tuesday, Craig Bellamy visited the Cardiff City House of Sport complex to unveil our brand new “Wall of Honour” celebrating each winner of our “Club Goal of The Month” competition. Pictured: Craig Bellamy ready to cut the ribbon alo...

25/10/2013
You Can Be A #ClubGOTM Winner Like Tai, With Our Soccer Schools

Following the result of our August competition, eight year old Tai Gee-Wing stunned you guys the most and stole the Cardiff City “Club Goal Of The Month” title from Aron Gunnarsson and Erin Murray who were hot on the heels of our soccer schools s...

25/10/2013
Premier League Project "Kicks" Off With The Foundation

Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation have teamed up with Game On Wales to deliver a brand new "Kicks" initiative to the communities of Cardiff.   Although a new scheme to the realms of Cardiff City’s reaches in the community, “...

21/10/2013
Half-term Soccer Schools - Get Your Young Ones Involved!

Over 400 children experienced a Summer to remember earlier this year with our fun-filled soccer schools and we’re looking to carry that very same spirit of excitement into our camps throughout the forthcoming half term.   Kicking off on 28th Oct...

21/10/2013
Cardiff City Welcome 1MCC Felda United To The Welsh Capital

It was nothing short of an action-packed fun-filled two weeks for 1MCC Felda United as they spent a fortnight with Cardiff City as hosted by the Community and Education Foundation.  Cardiff City recently hosted our friends from Malaysia a...

15/10/2013
Goalless Draw for the Women

In a change from the recent norm for the Women’s Team, their meeting against Swansea City Ladies ended with a goalless outcome on Sunday, as the first clash of the season against The Swans came to Leckwith. Poor weather conditions favored neither sid...

10/10/2013
Peter's Pies Seek Mini Bluebirds

"Mini Me” is a fun new competition initiated by the proud sponsors of our family stand, Peter’s Pies as they hunt down a junior replicate of our Cardiff City Premier League players.   The Community and Education Foundation work closely ...

09/10/2013
Win On The Road and Three Points On The Board For The Women

The Women’s Team made the long journey North to Caernarfon Town last weekend as they continued their campaign in the Welsh Premier League. It was the home side who netted first from a set piece 16 minutes in. Caernarfon earned a free kick resultant o...

01/10/2013
Cardiff City Women Sail Through First Round Of League Cup

Another outstanding result for Cardiff City Women's Team as they storm through to round two of the League Cup after an 8-2 win against Northup Hall. Cardiff City Women’s Team faced a familiar opponent in Northup Hall Ladies on Sunday. The meeting ca...

30/09/2013
It's A Win For The Futsal Scholars

The Cardiff City Futsal Scholars came up against the Welsh Deaf Squad on Sunday in a friendly meeting ahead of Wales’ European Deaf Sport Organisation qualifiers in Tel Aviv next February. Newport Velodrome hosted the meeting where the young scholars...

27/09/2013
Hudson & Maynard Kick About for Dream And Wishes

Mark Hudson and Nicky Maynard put on a top display for Cardiff shoppers at the TSB re-launch this week. Wednesday 25th September was the grand re-launch of the Queen’s Street branch of the Lloyds Bank Corporation. As of the Monday prior to the ...

25/09/2013
Get Up Get Active With The Foundation

Since September 23rd and lasting a duration of two weeks, Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation are working alongside “Gugafit” in promoting their “Get Up Get Active” scheme to the pupils of seven different schools across Cardiff and The...

24/09/2013
Caulker Announced as Ambassador of Disability Programme

Steven Caulker was this week announced as the new Ambassador of the Disability Programme – a scheme governed by the Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation. Cardiff City Community and Education Foundation are honoured to name Steven Caulker a...

20/09/2013
Whopping Win for the Women

A second win for Cardiff City Women’s Team last weekend set the girls in good stead for the upcoming season and sent spirits rocketing as the final whistle blew to a 17-0 result. The mammoth victory over North-Walian side Northop Hall hailed a strong...

13/09/2013
Women: First Game, First Win

It was the best possible start for the current Welsh Premier League Champions as they kick started their title defence with a victory over Newcastle Emlyn on Sunday. The Bluebirds travelled west for the meeting having made several changes to the squad thi...

13/09/2013
Futsal Scholars to Welsh Wonders

This week, goalkeeper Alesha McGlynn became the ninth player to be called up for Welsh duty since the Women’s Team was established two years ago. McGlynn, who will represent Wales at U19 level, joins Lauren Price, Lucy Thomas, Kelly Bourne, Lauren Hanco...

30/08/2013
Futsal Focus

Cardiff City FC Community & Foundation are pleased to announce the launch of the 2013 / 2014 futsal coaching centres taking place at the state of the art House of Sport 2 facility, Cardiff. What’s even better is that the first session on the 17th...

30/08/2013
Summer Soccer School Success!

As the summer holidays draw to a close, so do our soccer schools…for now at least! It’s been a hugely successful and fun filled six weeks for us at the Community Foundation and judging by the groups of smiling faces that leave our company every aftern...

19/08/2013
Barclays Premier League Comes To Cardiff

As we fast approach the beginning of a landmark period in the history of Cardiff City, the Premier League trophy graced Cardiff City Stadium as a well-received “thank you” gesture from league sponsors, Barclays. Staff and a select few local supporters...

16/08/2013
Thanks A Million!

Cardiff City FC owner, Tan Sri Vincent Tan this week donated £1,000,000 of his own money to support around fifty local charities in South Wales. This new programme has been devised with the intention of becoming an annual give-away so long as Tan Sri rem...

13/08/2013
Second Defeat Ends European Dream

Thunderstorms on Friday night allowed for more tolerable conditions for Cardiff City Women’s second test out in Sarajevo on Saturday.   It was another incident of an unjustified score line as NSA Sofia’s 2-0 victory over the Bluebirds dashe...

12/08/2013
Women' s Champions League Campaign Kicks Off in Sarajevo

Cardiff City Women’s Team kicked off their Champions League campaign out in Bosnia on Thursday and fell at the first hurdle against a very physical home side. Seeded top of their group, FK 2000 Sarajevo stole a 3-0 victory over the Bluebirds in a stifli...

19/06/2013
Cardiff City FC Summer Soccer Schools

It’s been a scorcher of a summer already, so what better way to enjoy the sunshine than to fly high with the Bluebirds soccer schools? Running from 25th July to 30th August 2013, there’s plenty to keep the young ones busy.  Cardiff C...

19/06/2013
Get Behind The Scenes With A Cardiff City Stadium Tour

  Go behind the scenes at Cardiff City FC and see the stadium through the eyes of Cardiff City FC greats themselves.   Visit the atmosphere soaked players’ changing room and take your position beneath the peg of your favourite player;...

19/06/2013
Cardiff City Women's Team Prepare For Europe

The Ladies Team are back for training to prepare for their European campaign in the Women’s UEFA Champions League qualifiers.   A victorious end to a thoroughly prosperous season has catapulted Cardiff City Women’s Team to the realm of Euro...

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