Weeks of Action 2016

This year's Weeks of Action proved to be a great success with a wide variety of events, activities and promotions hosted throughout England and Wales to celebrate the campaign. Read on to discover how the initiative was celebrated...

 

We were delighted that the Football League & FA showed their support for the campaign:
  

 

Here's a few highlights from around the grounds:

 

Peterborough United celebrate Weeks of Action in style with guest appearance from Warwick Davis

Manchester United FC donate Weeks of Action banners and celebrate campaign at Old Trafford

Bradford City celebrate Weeks of Action by unveiling 'Being a Bantam' exhibition

Manchester City celebrate Weeks of Action in style

Yeovil Town & Newport County celebrate Weeks of Action on World Autism Awareness day

PNE celebrate Weeks of Action with new initiatives

Weeks of Action: New shelters for disabled supporters installed at Prenton Park

Newport AFC host inaugural Welsh Regional Forum during Weeks of Action

Sheffield United support Weeks of Action with on pitch activities at Bramall Lane

Blackburn Rovers celebrate Weeks of Action on their annual 'One Rovers' day

Watford Football Club Enables Group Relaunched

 
And we were delighted to sign up to the Mental Health Charter for Sport & Recreation:
 
 

We also hosted some great blog posts on our website coinciding with our Weeks of Action awareness days:

 

World Autism Awareness day: Blog post from the Shippey Campaign

Jeff Newall - My matchday experience as a partially sighted fan

Nathan Davies - What difference does a platform make?

Mike Hughes - Through the eyes of a fan

Michael Le-Surf - Changing Places at Football Stadia

Leroy Binns - Why every sports venue should have a Changing Places toilet

 

And to finish, a lovely poem by Luton Town fan Theresa Gazard:

 

A Day At The Football - by Theresa Gazard

 

Level Playing Field wishes to thank everyone who contributed to making this year's Weeks of Action such a success.

 

LPF were pleased to align this year’s campaign with the Centre for Access to Football in Europe’s week of action – Total Football Total Access which will see a range of activities and initiatives taking place across Europe