Add Attendee

You currently do not have any courses in your basket. Click here to view our Soccer Schools.

15 hours ago

👣 NIAL10MILE: Good luck to @NCLAirport staff who are taking off for a 10-mile walk around their site today, all in…

20 hours ago

So true 🙌 We can’t wait to see young people join our next Prince’s Trust programme starting September 23 - there ar…

Aug 21

👣 NIAL10MILE: We're so grateful to @NCLairport staff taking on a 10-mile walk tomorrow for Newcastle United Foundat…

Aug 21

@Engineering_SES @WEFoodbank @ENGIE_Places_UK How fantastic, we absolutely love this! Thank you for sharing and hop…

Aug 21

💪 @NCS: Young people in our National Citizen Service network were so pleased to meet @NUFC forward @asaintmaximin w…

Fill 3 Copy Created with Sketch.

Foundation Play On The Pitch Raises £28,000!

Newcastle United Foundation is delighted to announce that our Play on the Pitch Fundraising Day raised  £28,000 to support Foundation community projects.

The event saw around 1,000 people walk out into the stadium throughout the day.

It was an early start as the day began with a tournament involving schools from the Northern Education Trust.

This was followed by the Foundation Cup 2018 corporate 5 aside tournament which saw 16 teams participating, including a team from the Newcastle United Former Players Association.  The tournament was eventually won by Zumtobel City – the second time they have taken home the trophy in two years!

After the Zumtobel celebrations had come to a close, 300 children were then welcomed onto the hallowed St. James’ Park turf to take part in our children’s coaching sessions led by Foundation staff. Magpies mascots Monty and Maggie added some stardust to the occasion, heading out to pose for pictures with the players and show off some their footballing skills!

The day came to a close with an 11-a-side game, as trialists for the Foundation’s BTEC Sport course, in partnership with Consett AFC, took to the field to show our coaches why they should be selected.

Yvette Thompson, Communications and Events Manager at Newcastle United Foundation said: “We’re really grateful to the Club for giving us use of the pitch at St. James’ Park, which has enabled us to raise significant funds to support our community projects.

“It was amazing to have so many people join us to take part in various activities throughout the day. Thank you to everyone that supported us!”

Newcastle United Foundation worked with more than 50,000 people in local communities across the region last year.

Stay in touch

Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates and exclusive offers