Putting the voice of the child first in football
Friday, June 14 – 10am-4pm.
CGM Media Centre, Cadbury House, Blackpole East, Worcester, WR3 8SG.
One discussion panel
Lots of debate on THE burning topic in English football
Supported by National Children’s Football Alliance
An all-day conference exploring the positive and proactive ways in which the English game from grass roots to professional academies can put the best interests of children first.
Rebuilding the Belief 4 is the follow up to Rebuilding the Belief 1, 2, 3 in April and December 2018 and March 2019.
Watch a short video of Rebuilding the Belief 1 here.
Delegate attendance fee: £50+VAT, includes buffet lunch.
Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite.
Sponsorship and advertising opportunities available – see details
This conference will:
Put the voice of the child first
Find ways to make junior and academy football better
OUR HOST AND SPEAKERS
The event host is Chris Green – host and author of Every Boy’s Dream – England’s Football Future on the Line (A&C Black, 2009) – nominated for 2010 British Sports Book of the Year and managing partner of Chris Green Media. Rebuilding the Belief is the title of Chris Green’s forthcoming sequel.
Our speakers are:
Nick Loftus – head of education and welfare at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC;
Dr Chris Platts BSc, MSc, PhD – senior lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. Dr Platts completed a PhD in sociology of sport and exercise, which examined the education and welfare provisions for young footballers undertaking a scholarship in professional football academies and centres of excellence.The study included interviews with 303 players at 21 professional clubs across England and Wales.
Two more speakers to be confirmed.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
– Sports academics and teachers
– Sports media
– Junior coaches and clubs
– Anyone who cares about the voice of the child in sport