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Weeks of Action 2016 Round-Up

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:  The Football League celebrate Weeks of ActionThe FA supporting Weeks of Action 2016

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 initiativesWeeks of Action: New shelters for disabled supporters installed at Prenton ParkNewport 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 RelaunchedAFC Bournemouth Celebrate Weeks of Action

Weeks of Action: Richard Hill talks about the role of Luton Town DSA (Video)

 And we were delighted to sign up to the Mental Health Charter for Sport & Recreation: Level Playing Field signs 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 CampaignJeff Newall – My matchday experience as a partially sighted fanNathan Davies – What difference does a platform make?Mike Hughes – Through the eyes of a fanMichael Le-Surf – Changing Places at Football StadiaLeroy 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