Former England defender and Aston Villa captain Gareth Southgate was in Birmingham today to launch his ambassador role for the StreetGames Football Pools Fives, a new programme aimed at taking football to young people in some of the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.
The programme, which provides opportunities for underprivileged young people to play 5-a-side football and take up coaching and volunteering roles, hosted its second regional final at the Futsal Arena in the city.
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After a chilly start, it will be a largely dry day with sunny spells.
Another largely dry and fine day, though cloud may tend to thicken from the north, with perhaps some outbreaks of rain in the evening.