Our theory is simple. Poverty leads to a lack of Hope and a lack of Opportunity, Our Mission is to provide Opportunity and build Hope.
Find out what we do at Street Soccer Scotland to create positive change in people's lives through our range of football related services for socially disadvantaged adults and young people across Scotland
We run a number of programmes designed to engage with youths, adults and women. Find out more here about our drop-in centres, Football Works, Women's and Street Soccer FC sessions
Street Soccer Scotland has been running since 2009 and in that time we have reached over 10000 people
82% felt attendance had improved their confidence and self-esteem
Percent reduced their substance misuse/intake
46% of participants had reduced their substance misuse/intake
Homeless World Cup Titles
Team Scotland have twice won the Homeless World Cup, the first in 2007 and once again in Paris in 2011. No other nation has won the title more
percent said attendance at weekly drop-in sessions was their only access to sport and physical activity
We currently have drop in sessions across many sites in Scotland, giving players opportunity to make new friends, improve fitness and improve self-esteem
Lumia teamed up with Street Soccer Scotland. Using football as a force for good, Street Soccer Scotland help the socially excluded, fostering engagement with the wider community.
Sir Alex introduces 4 players who have changed their lives through Street Soccer.
Full HD Quality Highlights from Paris 2011 Homeless World Cup final where Scotland were crowned Champions
Sir Alex Ferguson, the former Manchester United manager and current Ambassador for Street Soccer Scotland, has lent his support to a new film produced by Street Soccer Scotland to highlight the issue of socially disadvantaged adults and the positive impact on them of football.
Colin Farrell meets Team Scotland 18 Sep 2015
Colin and the rest of the Scottish squad have been given the VIP treatment in the city, meeting Celtic manager Ronny Deila and his players and the Homeless World Cup Ambassador, Colin Farrell.
Scotland’s First Minister met up with the two squads at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Gordon St branch in Glasgow before they set off to take part in the international competition that has attracted 74 teams from across the globe.
Street Soccer Scotland Founder makes TEDx Debut 17 Apr 2015
Street Soccer Scotland’s founder and Chief Executive David Duke was one of seven highly respected speakers invited to present at Queen Margaret University’s first TEDx event.
Charlene Rises To The Challenge 30 Sep 2015
Charlene has always had a passion for football and four years ago almost made it to Paris when she was on stand-by as one of the Scotland reserves for the Homeless World Cup. And this year, her passion paid off when she was selected as one of the eight women playing for Scotland in Holland.
Celtic meet up with Team Scotland in Amsterdam 16 Sep 2015
Celtic players took time out from their busy training schedule in Amsterdam to welcome the Scottish team in this year's Homeless World Cup.
Scotland and Northern Ireland’s ‘Homeless World Cup’ squads faced each in the first Celtic Challenge trophy
In 2012, Sir Alex was confirmed as the National Ambassador for Street Soccer Scotland at Manchester United's Carrington training complex. Of his association with Street Soccer Scotland, Sir Alex said: "It's a great privilege to accept the invitation to be an ambassador for Street Soccer Scotland."
People's Postcode Trust