We understand the power of sport can reignite and reconnect isolated older people.

Our Rich History of Partnerships

Sporting Memories Network has developed a compelling, dynamic and innovative approach to tackling the challenges of an ageing society. Our training, resources and project support are designed in partnership with our service users, carers and volunteers.



Sporting Memories for Care Homes and Hospitals

A new, annual subscription-based package, designed specifically for Care Environments. Whether you are a group of care homes, sheltered accommodation or a hospital ward, Sporting Memories is a great way of enriching the lives of older people.


Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

PFA Practical Guide to living with Dementia

Football chiefs have teamed up with The Sporting Memories Foundation to produce a guide to help former players diagnosed with dementia. The Professional Footballers' Association have produced the guide with The Sporting Memories Foundation and researchers from the Centre for Dementia Research at Leeds Beckett University.


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Our Impact


Free weekly clubs now running


Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence


Individual attendances at clubs in 2018

Ellis Bates Chosen Charity 2019

Ellis Bates Financial Advisers are delighted to announce their ‘10 Chosen Charities for 2019’ referral scheme, including The Sporting Memories Foundation


Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

Donate Books, Memorabilia and Match Programmes

Why not take a few minutes to dig out any old programmes, sports biographies, annuals, shirts, scarves, boots and any other sporting memorabilia that could be put to use at our sporting memories clubs?



Help us with our evaluation

We are looking for volunteers to help interview some of our club members about their experiences


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Upcoming events

  • FC United of Manchester and Altrincham Team Up for Sporting Memories

    FC United of Manchester and Altrincham team up for Sporting Memories
    The National League North match between FC United of Manchester (FCUM) and Altrincham has been designated a Sporting Memories ‘#MemoriesMatch’ at Broadhurst Park on Saturday (February 9). Read more

  • Volunteers Needed for New Sporting Memories Clubs in Andover and Romsey

    LOVE SPORT? Volunteers wanted to help facilitate or support our new weekly Sporting Memories Clubs in Andover and Romsey. Opening Soon. Every Wednesday at Romsey 13:00 - 15:00 pm and every Friday at Andover 13:00 - 15:00 pm FULL TRAINING PROVIDED Read more

Latest news

  • Legends launch Replay Racing Cards

    The range will be launched at a special event at Palace House, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art and at Musselburgh Racecourse on Tuesday 19th February. Read more

  • A Day In The Life Of....

    Andy Tysoe, Greater Manchester Coordinator for The Sporting Memories Foundation, and the Dementia Lead and Chair of Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group’s Dementia Transformation Board Read more

What's happening

  • Current Volunteering Opportunities in Scotland

    We are looking for volunteers across Scotland
    Volunteer at our community clubs and groups in Kirkcaldy, Broxburn, Glenrothes, across West Dunbartonshire, Glasgow, Stonehouse and Castlemilk Read more

  • Help us with our evaluation

    We are looking for volunteers to help interview some of our club members about their experiences Read more

  • George Heriot School Concert Supported Our Clubs

    On Tuesday 11th December Edinburgh's George Heriot’s School’s held their annual Senior School Concert at Usher Hall, entitled “A Sporting Christmas”. The retiring collection donated to Sporting Memories raised just over £1020 to help “Support Our Clubs” Read more