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Youngsters learn about 'Kick It Out'

24 October 2012

Latics' striker scores at Clarksfield Primary

The day was split in to two sessions, with a football tournament being held in the sports hall while 'Kick It Out' workshops were held in classrooms.

Latics' striker Daniel Taylor scored on a visit to Clarksfield Primary School to support their 'Kick It Out' event, which was organised in partnership with Manchester FA and Oldham Athletic.


The workshops involved young people interacting with each other while finding out what the campaign is about and how footballers are affected by racism.


 "The workshops were delivered was well received by all the children and staff members at Clarksfield School and a big thank you to Abid Hussain for organising them."

"It’s important that people of all ages understand the benefits from taking part in sports and other activities, but also appreciating the barriers that some may face from participating.

John Hurst, Social Inclusion Officer at the Manchester FA, said: "Manchester FA fully backs and endorses the 'Kick It Out' campaign at grassroots level.


and Oldham Athletic helping us to organise this, hopefully next year we can do a bigger and better event." "I would like to thank Manchester FA

Abid, Clarksfield School Community and Development Leader, said: ''The afternoon was fantastic for all our children to understand about the 'Kick It Out' campaign which is delivered nationally among football clubs and organisations.

Martin Vose, Oldham Athletic Community Participation Officer, added: "It was fantastic to see the children take a lot away from the 'Kick It Out' initiative. From attending the workshops, the children have a much clearer knowledge and understanding of the work 'Kick It Out' does."

Daniel Taylor (centre, back) is pictured with pupils from Clarksfield Primary.

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