Behind Every Blog

Young people learn from two British sporting heroes

Anyika Onuora and Ryan Jones extol the virtues of resilience and teamwork.

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Businesses support young people while developing their own staff

Two delegates talk about their experiences of the inaugural Behind Every Kick Clubhouse

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Roy Hodgson helps level the playing field

The former England manager headlines Behind Every Kick's fundraising breakfast.

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Welcome Tim Shaw

In our latest blog, we chatted with Behind Every Kick's newest trustee Tim Shaw. Tim shared his career highlights, including working as Watford Football Club’s CEO during Elton John and Graham Taylor's time at Vicarage Road. He discussed the skills he looks for when recruiting staff to his business. And he explained why he is so passionate about levelling the playing field for young people.

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Behind Every Kick 5-a-side Football Tournament 2022

Why not have a crack at winning the annual Behind Every Kick 5-a-side football tournament with your workmates? Held on 13 October 2022 at Nine Elms Powerleague SW8? All the information about how to enter your team can be found here.

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Terry Buckland Award

This summer we were thrilled to present Sian Bah (graduate of the Behind Every Kick Development programme) with the inaugural Terry Buckland award. Read more about Terry's life, love of sport and advocacy for young people.

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Abu gains experience at Quinta Law

A young person recounts a happy week spent learning the ropes at a legal firm.

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Top Of The Docs

What's the greatest sports documentary film ever made? We give you a list of our favourites and explore what makes them stand out in a crowded field.

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Stanley's Boots - A Rebel Idea From England's Greatest Winger

How one legendary player's growth mindset transformed English football history (and fashion) for ever.

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Behind Every Kick graduate wins scholarship to American university

Sian Bah shares stories from her remarkable footballing journey.

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Rocking The Boat

With the 2022 Boat Race just a few days away, students from Six21 in Stratford got the chance to stick their oars in during a great afternoon of rowing on the Waterworks River. BEK Development graduate Ava also tells us about attending the official launch of this year's Cambridge versus Oxford race.

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Mind Games

Behind Every Kick talks to psychologist Ben Morrison about his journey from waiting tables to working with Gareth Southgate’s England team.

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Full Circle

You might think half term is all about resting, revising and perhaps playing the odd game of FIFA or Fortnite. But last week, 14 young people who have just completed the Behind Every Kick Development programme spent an afternoon at the ridiculously cool offices of Two Circles in central London.

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25/2/2022

Harris Academy Tottenham's young people build their confidence

Head of Year 12 reflects on the positive impact the programme has had on students.

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21/2/2022

Arsenal’s Invincible Gilberto Silva Talks Teamwork

Gilberto Silva won 93 caps for Brazil, lifted the World Cup and went a whole Premier League season unbeaten with Arsenal. The secret to his success? Teamwork.

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3/2/2022

BEK Media and Tech Football Tournament

Behind Every Kick (BEK) Charity welcomes your corporate team to take part in a 5-a-side football tournament.

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14/9/2021

Getting With The Programme

Behind Every Kick is introduced to Wealdstone FC fans in The Stones official matchday programme.

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8/3/2020

Behind Every Kick Awarded National Lottery Funding

To celebrate Behind Every Kick's award from The National Lottery we sat down with our wonderful team of trainers to talk about their experiences delivering the BEK programme.

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3/2/2020

Mid Season Update

Here's a look back at the first half of the Behind Every Kick season and a look forward at what's still to come.

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30/12/2019

BEK raises £26,000 in record-breaking Big Give Christmas Challenge

Read how a Penalty shoot-out vs Santa, extreme frisbee trick shot and the 'Wealdstone Raider' helped raise an amazing total for Behind Every Kick in the 2019 Big Give.

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11/12/2019

Wealdstone FC choose Behind Every Kick as their official 2019/20 season charity partner

Read More about our exciting new partnership with National League Wealdstone FC and football's most famous fan.

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29/11/2019

Behind Every Kick Holds Inaugural BEK Connect Event

Read about the first of our BEK Connect events - where BEK graduates connect with inspirational people and ideas.

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23/10/2019

BEK Launch 2019-2020 Season

New teams, New sports. New syllabus. We preview the biggest season yet of Behind Every Kick.

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14/10/2019

Inaugural Behind Every Kick Graduaton

Behind Every Kick holds first Graduation ceremony and launches BEK Connect

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17/4/2019