Albion in the Community

Brighton and Hove Albion match-day shirts up for charity eBay auction

Brighton and Hove Albion match-day shirts up for charity eBay auction

Brighton and Hove Albion supporters have the chance to bid for the shirts worn by the Albion players during their 2-0 win against Portsmouth. All of the proceeds from the sales of the shirts will be donated to Martlets Hospice and Chestnut Tree House. The unique shirts have a ‘Help the Hospices’ logo on them [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion receive praise for sustainable transport policy

Brighton and Hove Albion receive praise for sustainable transport policy

Brighton and Hove Albion and the club’s supporters have received praise from Brighton Pavilion’s Green MP, Caroline Lucas. The praise came after an independent travel survey confirmed that 68% of Albion fans travel to the Amex Stafium using sustainable transport. That figure is substantially higher than the Football League average which is 28% and the [...]

Albion in the Community celebrated in House of Commons

Albion in the Community celebrated in House of Commons

Yesterday evening (25 January) the work of Albion in the Community (AITC) was celebrated in the House of Commons at a packed reception hosted by Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas. AITC, the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, showcased its broad range of community initiatives to an audience of MPs, local business leaders, [...]

Footie mad local scores new job thanks to Albion in the Community scheme

Local resident Dayle has kicked off his career with a little help from his friends at Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. Twenty-year-old Dayle Courtier, from Brighton, has changed his life, his prospects and his future through hard work, dedication and the support of Albion Goals – a project for unemployed local residents. Led by [...]

Albion in the Community beach soccer tournament kicks off on Brighton seafront

Footie-mad residents took to the seafront this week for a 5-a-side beach soccer tournament with Sussex police officers. The five-team beach soccer event brought together budding Redknapps and Beckhams from across the community for the ultimate football showdown. Playing barefoot in the sand, the competitors’ were quickly put to the test as the teams battled [...]

Seagulls and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Football Fighting Back

Seagulls and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Football Fighting Back

Eighteen people from developing countries are in Brighton to undertake some new training on football and HIV prevention treatment and care. People from across the globe gathered at the Amex stadium today to hear about the partnership between the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and Brighton and Hove Albion. The group sat and listened to a personal [...]