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.

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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.

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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

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Free weekly clubs now running

265

Volunteers trained in Sports Reminiscence

57,600

Individual attendances at clubs in 2019

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

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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?

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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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Author: Tony Jameson-Allen

Upcoming events

  • Volunteer Training for Sporting Memories Clubs in Gwynedd, at Caernarfon Town FC and Porthmadog FC. Hyfforddiant i wirfoddolwyr yng Ngwynedd ar gyfer Clybiau Atgofion Chwaraeon yng Nghlybiau Pêl-droed Tref Caernarfon a Porthmadog

    Sporting Memories training workshop for volunteers helping run Sporting Memories Clubs at Caernafon Town FC and Porthmadog FC. Hyfforddiant i wirfoddolwyr yng Ngwynedd ar gyfer Clybiau Atgofion Chwaraeon yng Nghlybiau Pêl-droed Tref Caernarfon a Porthmadog To be held at: Caernafon Town FC, The Oval Marcus Street, Caernafon, LL55 2HT
    23rd March 2020 - 10:30 AM until 1 PM. Read more

  • Volunteer Training for 2 new Magna Vitae Sporting Memories Clubs in Skegness and Mablethorpe

    Sporting Memories training workshop for volunteers helping run Magna Vitae Sporting Memories Clubs in Skegness and Mablethorpe. To be held at: Meridian Leisure Centre, Wood Lane, Louth, LN11 8SA
    18th March 2020 - 10 AM until 2 PM. Read more

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