City of Football

1782035_352764718241611_8362681220350506835_nOne Nottingham supported and co-ordinated the bid which made Nottingham the only City of Football in England, a Sport England funded programme.

City of Football set out to change the way that football is played by finding new forms of the game and creating new opportunities for real people to play.  We are proud of Nottingham’s football history so we set out to build on that.

City of Football promotes opportunities for Nottingham people to play football. The ambition is to be the city with the most women and girls playing and the most diverse footballers.  Football isn’t just about kicking a ball; it is about having fun, co-operating with each other, getting fit, being fit and keeping active. City of Football helps improve people’s aspirations, unites communities, improves people’s health, and promotes opportunities and fairness. It makes Nottingham a stronger city.

One Nottingham continues to support the City of Football programme, working in partnership on events and promotional activity and linking it to other partnership activity. The Director of One Nottingham, Nigel Cooke is the Chair of the City of Football Baord.

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