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Free football, sports and activity sessions.

Derby County Community Trust’s Premier League Kicks project has been running for over ten years and provides free sports activities for 8-19 year olds.

Delivered in the hearts of communities on local parks and in community centres, it takes activity to the doorsteps of children and young people who might not be able to attend otherwise.

Participants are encouraged to not just take part in sessions but also to represent Derby County at regional and national level and engage with important initiatives.

Workshops are delivered on pertinent issues including knife crime, racism and hate crime and rail safety. We also engage local secondary schools in these initiatives.

The project works with key partners including the local authority, youth offending teams, housing associations, the Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner, local health service providers, Kick It Out, Show Racism the Red Card, Derbyshire FA and the Prince's Trust.

Sessions are also delivered in collaboration with education providers, including schools, colleges and universities.


Derby County Community Trust offer several pan-disability sessions to support all ages with taking part in physical activity. Some of these sessions are now being delivered at part of our PL Kicks delivery.

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The PL Kicks sessions are focused within the city but our Community Engagement team also provide opportunities across Derbyshire. You can see our full timetable of activities below.

For more information please complete the form below or contact our Premier League Kicks Co-ordinator,  Jacob Straw: [email protected]

Current sessions
Football at the Racecourse | 6-8pm (younger session for 8-13 year-olds)

Football at City of Derby Academy | 5.30-7pm
Football at the Racecourse | 5-6pm (Girls only)
Pan-disability at the Racecourse | 5-6pm
Football at Normanton Community Centre | 6.30-8pm

Football at Sunny Hill Community Centre | 4-6pm

Bhangra dance at Hindu Temple | 6-7pm
Football at Arboretum Park | 5-7pm (younger session for 8-13 year-olds)
Football at Arboretum Park | 6-8pm (older session for 14-19 year-olds)

Football at Aldercar High School | 5.30-6.30pm (younger session for 8-13 year-olds)
Football at Aldercar High School | 6.30-8pm (older session for 14-17 year-olds)
Football at the Racecourse | 6-8pm (older session for 14-19 year-olds)

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For more information please complete this form or contact our Premier League Kicks Co-ordinator Jacob Straw: [email protected]


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