Footballers tackle unemployment

Three high profile sporting figures are supporting a unique scheme which uses football to develop working skills for the long term unemployed.

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Job training through football

Team work, communication and leadership are just some of the skills being taught through football. Credit: ITV

Long term unemployed people are getting new skills to equip them for work through football. The scheme, which is part of the government's Work Programme, applies the skills required in sport, like motivation and team work, to the world of work.

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