Premier League Kits

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Through the Players’ Kit Scheme, the squads of all 20 Barclays Premier League clubs have provided Under-16 clubs, schools and youth organisations in England and Wales with free Nike football kit and equipment.

Every Premier League squad donated £25,000 to the Scheme to create a £500,000 fund. The Scheme aims to particularly benefit those teams based in areas in most need of assistance. 

The idea for the Players’ Kit Scheme originated at a meeting last summer with captains from all Premier League clubs, the League and delegates from the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA). Following the meeting, the players committed to adopt the scheme to deliver these valuable resources to help provide footballing opportunities across the country. One of the players at that meeting, Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher, who has seen for himself the benefits of the initiative,said: “Through the Premier League Players’ Kit scheme I donated a set of strips to my old primary school. I think it’s fantastic that all the players in the League are coming together for this. We all know that grassroots football is important because that’s where we started our journey. 

Applications are welcome from any club, school or youth organisation.

There is a limited number of team strips available to award, therefore this is a competitive application process and bodies applying for the kit will only be eligible to receive one team strip, irrespective of the number of teams they operate. 

Team strips will only be awarded to those who fulfil all of the criteria and priority will be given to those that come from areas that are deemed to be in most need of assistance. 

To be eligible for funding, groups must also:
Be within the qualifying age group: Under 7 to Under 16
Have a minimum of ten registered members
Be affiliated to an English or Welsh league
Have a Safeguarding Children policy
Hold appropriate Public Liability Insurance.

The closing date for applications is 4th January 2013. Applications can be made now via the link below.

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