Homeless World Cup

Michael Sheen fronts homelessness campaign

Actor Michael Sheen is fronting a campaign to help get homeless young people into employment.

Published 18 September 2019

Sir Alex Ferguson gives team talk to Scotland’s Homeless World Cup teams

Scotland’s men’s and women’s squads have received words of encouragement from the most successful Scottish football manager in history ahead of the Homeless World Cup in Oslo.

Published 30 August 2017

Homeless World Cup founder Mel Young esteemed with humanitarian honour

An Edinburgh-based advocate for the homeless has been recognised by the city’s Lord Provost after earning an award from the United States Sports Academy.

Published 27 January 2017

First Minister visits Homeless World Cup

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attended the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow yesterday.

Published 13 July 2016

Steph has the world at her feet thanks to Dunedin Canmore

When Stephanie Tweed steps out this weekend to represent her country in the Homeless World Cup, it will mark an incredible step on her journey to recovery from drug addiction.

Published 8 July 2016

Hundreds of volunteers gather in Glasgow for Homeless World Cup

Over 350 volunteers descended on Glasgow at the weekend to be involved in the delivery of the Homeless World Cup which kicks-off on Sunday.

Published 5 July 2016

STV to broadcast 2016 Homeless World Cup

STV has been announced as the home broadcaster of the 2016 Homeless World Cup which comes to Glasgow in July.

Published 24 May 2016

Funding gives former homeless chance to volunteer at Homeless World Cup

A new initiative offering formerly homeless people the chance to volunteer at the 2016 Homeless World Cup has scored a Big Lottery Fund grant of £343,353.

Published 19 May 2016

Pride House to make first Homeless World Cup appearance in Glasgow

A project which provides pop up spaces for LGBTI people to engage with and celebrate sport is to make a return to Glasgow during this year’s Homeless World Cup.

Published 6 May 2016

Homeless World Cup to transform George Square

Glasgow’s George Square is to be transformed into a stunning arena with three football pitches and seating for 3,500 spectators when it plays host to the Homeless World Cup later this year.

Published 20 April 2016

Glasgow to host 2016 Homeless World Cup

The 2016 Homeless World Cup is to be held in Glasgow, it was announced yesterday.

Published 16 February 2016