'Football is a great way to open up conversation with young people'

Former England and Aston Villa defender Gareth Southgate is encouraging more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to play football.

He says the sport is a great way to get young people talking and put a smile on their faces.

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Football drive for young people

Former England and Aston Villa defender Gareth Southgate is encouraging more young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to play football.