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Plymouth Hope Football Club is the official football club of Plymouth Hope charity.

Plymouth Hope is a Plymouth based charity with aims to promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing people from becoming socially excluded; the promotion of racial harmony; advancing education and raising awareness about different racial groups; to promote good relations between persons of different racial groups and community participation in healthy recreation by providing facilities and coaching for the playing of football. The charity also assists its overseas branches using sport as tool for poverty relief in education and health. Find out more about the charity Plymouth Hope.

The football club is rapidly growing with currently one adult team , on-going football sessions for under 18 and under 14 and small sided teams to enter 5 & 6 football tournaments.

03/06/2013- Football Festivall 2013- Official Lunch of Plymouth Refugee Week
Our Football Festival, the official Launch of Refugee Week 2013 is taking place today at the Brickfield sport centre, Madden Road, Devonport Saturday 15th June 2013.
For any information please contact us on 07712418206 / 01752604172

25/08/12 - Adult Team Season 2012/13

The adult team made up of players from over 10 different nationalities has kicked off their third season in the West Devon District League with straight two wins in their first games.Visit the fixtures tab to follow our team performances and results.

18/06/12 - Football Festival 2012
Our Football Festival, the official Launch of Refugee Week 2012 is taking place today at the Brickfield sport centre, Madden Road, Devonport
There is free transport provided from the city town centre, a mini bus leaving whimple street, PL1 2DH (by Cafe rouge or th refugee council) . The mini bus is running from 8am and every half hour.
For any information please contact us on 07815858143 / 07712418206

06/04/12 - Football Festival 2012- Tournament

We are currently registering teams for the tournament in June. Please contact us if you would like to enter a team

05/04/12 - Training sessions

We no longer hold sessions at Brickfield. All the training sessions are now every Wednesday at 6pm at tothill park, st Judes . Go to training and map for more detailsand directions

10/03/12 - Football Festival 2012

We are delighted to inform you we will be organising a football festival and family fun day in June. If you would like to help out, enter a team in the tournament or work in partnership to put on an activity, please contact us.For more details visit the festival page.

01/12/11 - This Week end League Games

There is no league match this Saturday 3rd December for the Adult team. A training/friendly match will be held instead at Central Park (for direction check maps or give us a call).

This session is also open to Community Sessions participants


19/11/11 - Adult Team

Congratulation to the adult team for the latest brilliant performances. To find out about our league matches, visit the fixtures page.

17/11/11- Community Session

Our open community sessions are currently held at central park. For details and directions, visit the training and map pages.

16/11/11- Youth Football (Under11)

We are starting youth sessions. Please register your interest.

15/11/11- Female Football

We would like to organise a football taster sessions for women. Please contact us if you are interested or would like to volunteer.

12/08/11 - First Team News

The adult team will kick off their new season tomorrow at Tothill Park.All the fixtures and result are available on the Town & Country Plymouth and West Devon Combination Football League website. To find the team home pitch visit the maps.

13/05/11 - PLYMOUTH HOPE FOOTBALL FESTIVAL 2011 - Sat 18 June

For the second year, we are holding the festival at Brickfield. This year, in partnership with the British Red Cross, the event will kick start the activities of Refugee Week in Plymouth. For all the details, visit the Festival section and download the poster here.
 
 
 
10/05/11 - PHFC vs CLEAR (Southampton) Match Report
 
Make sure you read about our day trip to Southampton, here. It was a fantastic trip and thoroughly enjoyed by all! Thanks again to CLEAR of Southampton for their part in organising the day and writing the match report.
 
08/05/11 - The Awards night was held on the 7th May at Mutley Crown

Winners details and photos coming soon

 

12/04/11 - Southampton Trip Details

Date: Saturday 16 April
Meet: 07:30
Where: DCRS Office / Central Post Office - 5 St. Andrews Cross, Plymouth PL1 1AB
Depart: 08:00
 
Bring: Football boots, shinpads, towel (showers available post match), snacks & drinks (it is a long journey)
 
Day Plan
 
08:00 - Depart Plymouth
11:00 - Arrive Southampton
12:00 - Kick-off vs CLEAR
14:30 - Food & social time
16:00 - Guided walking tour of Southampton historic centre & history of the Titanic!
17:15 - Watch FA Cup Semi-final: Man City vs Man Utd
19:00 - Depart Southampton
22:00 - Return to Plymouth (estimate)
 
If you are a player interested in joining the trip, please get in touch with David asap.
03/04/11 - Devon Life Article
 
Read about PHFC founder David Feindouno and the background to this special football club. Page 1 and Page 2.

 
01/04/11 - Away Trip to Southampton
 
We are planning an away-day and friendly match in Southampton for Saturday 16 April. We will be playing a team from Southampton's CLEAR project - a team who share similar aims, values and objectives as PHFC. A minibus will be hired for the day out, where we will play an 11 a-side friendly match, have some food and time for socialising, and take a look around Southampton's historic centre.
 
The cost of the trip is £10 and there are limited spaces available. If you are interested in, what will be great day, please get in touch with David F asap to register your interest. More details to follow soon.
 
 
23/03/11 - Last Thursday Training at Brickfields
 
The last Thursday training session at Brickfields Sports Centre will take place this Thursday 24 March from 5:45pm. Details of mid-week training sessions for subsequent weeks to follow.
 
 
 
22/03/11 - Saturday Training in Central Park resumes 2nd April
 
From Saturday the 2nd April, we are resuming training sessions. Then every Saturday:

Time: 11.30am - 2pm
Location: Central Park
For the pitch direction, see the maps links.
 
 
 
19/03/11 - Coming Events for PHFC
 
Saturday 19th March: PHFC has no league game, there is a traning session instead at central
Park, start at 12 noon.

From Saturday 2nd April, we are resuming our community free football sessions at central park
start 11.30am to 2pm., then every Saturday the same place and time.
See the maps link to see where the pitch is:


04/03/11 - Coming Events for PHFC

Saturday 5th March: PHFC NEXT MATCH
Away Vs Vospers Oak Villa at Weston Mill. Kick off time tbc.
See the 'maps' link to see where the pitch is.

Saturday 5th March: VESTIVAL
City Centre Plaza (by the big screen) | 10am - 4pm
-Plymouth Hope FC to have a stand to promote the club and advertise volunteer opportunities.

About Vestival: Working with community and voluntary organisations Vinvolved aims to create new volunteering opportunities for young people in their local area. The target age group is 16-25 year olds.
More info about Vestival


04/03/11 - Free training sessions at Central Park

These will resume after the clocks go forward. Time to be confirmed.


04/03/11 - Chestnut Cup 6-a-side competition

We will be entering a team into the Chestnut Cup. This is organised by the Chestnut Appeal that supports men with prostate cancer and their families in Devon and Cornwall.


26/02/11 - PHFC Volunteers Meeting

We are holding a volunteers meeting, including the presentation of the club plans, discussions to launch this year Festival. The club welcome any member and supporter who would like to give more time and be more involve to help. The meeting will take place on Monday 28th February 2011 at the East End Community Resource Centre, 6pm. For directions, see our maps.
 
22/02/11 - Plymouth Volunteer Awards 2011

PHFC is sponsoring the Sport Volunteer of the Year category at this year's Plymouth Volunteers Award. The ceremony will take place on 15th June 2011 at Roland Levinsky Building from 6-9pm
 

21/02/11 - Another 6-a-side league with DCRS on Sundays
 
DCRS 6-a-side league starting on 27th February 2011, then every two weeks thereafter. PHFC to enter one team
 
 
12/02/11 - Another win for PHFC - 3:2
 

5/02/11 - First win in League - 4:3

 
27/01/11 - TRAINING FOR TWITTER AND FACEBOOK - Monday 31st Jan | 17.30 | East End Offices
 
We are holding a 'social media' training session for players and supporters to get an account with Facebook and Twitter. In future it will be great for all players to have a Twitter account so that you can receive and send free messages on your phone about training, matches, and other events.

We will set everyone up with a Twitter and Facebook account, including help with sending messages, adding photos, and making sure your privacy settings are complete.


Monday 31st January
East End Community Resource Centre (map)
17.30 - 19.00

If you need a lift, we are meeting HERE at 17.00

Join our Facebook
Follow us on Twitter


21/01/11 - TRAINING OVER FEBRUARY: Cost to players

Unfortunately we now have to ask players to pay for training sessions. This is because we are paying to hire the astro-turf pitch each week.

£2 - for people who are employed (if you have a paid job)
£1 - for people who are unemployed (if you don't have a paid job)

Thursdays | 17.45 - 19.00 | Brickfields astro turf (map)
Join the facebook group if you need a lift from one of our players


14/01/11 - SATURDAY ACTIVITIES: League game and tournament cancelled - Play in the park instead.

Unfortunately the game Vs All Nations is cancelled as they have had to drop out of the league.
Also the StreetGames 6-a-side at Mayflower centre has been cancelled as well, so our kick about in the park will start earlier.

Time: 11.30 arrive - start at 12.00
Place: Central Park, adult pitch (map)
Essential equipment: Studded football boots, shin-pads, water
If you have any questions, or don't have the right kit, ring Dave Johns on 07939029947


07/01/11 - New 6-a-side league starting this Wednesday

Click on the '6 Aside League' link on the left hand menu for details.


07/01/11 - There is an informal kick-about organised on Saturday 8th January 2011 at Tothill - 11.45 - 2.00

Tothill Park Directions: Tothill Park 2, Lanhydroke Road, PL4 9 - Google Maps
Bring boots, shin-pads, water, and appropriate playing kit.


06/01/11 - The League Game for this week end has been cancelled.

Due to the severe weather the Plymouth City Council pitches are all Out of Bound and as a result all the games have been cancelled.

01/01/2011 - We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our members and supporters.

We look forward to an exciting new year full off activities.

18/12/10 - The Independent Futures 5-a-side Tournament has been cancelled.

Due to the severe weather the Brickfield Sport Centre had to call off the tournament. It will now take place in the new year.

14/12/10 - Independent Futures 5-a-side Tournament - Saturday 18th - Brickfields - 10.30 - 14.00

Contact David Feindouno to play in the 5-a-side tournament for Hope F.C.
This is primarily for players who don't play regularly in the Saturday league team.

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6/12/10 - Tuesday Training: Cancelled until further notice

Sadly due to the weather and daylight hours, Tuesday's training sessions have been put off until further notice. Keep your eyes on the website for updates to training.

Wednesday training is continuing until further notice - 20.00 to 21.30, Brickfields Astro-turf.


2/12/10 - NEWS AND EVENTS FOR THIS WEEKEND

"Hi everyone. We have a packed weekend coming up - despite the match cancelled on Saturday! Two tournaments, a kick around in the park, and an end of year party - What more could you want for your winter weekend? Check out what's going on below, and I hope you can make it to some of the goings on. See you soon! Dave. (any questions ring me on 07939 029 947)

- Saturday game Vs Wembury - CANCELLED
Pitch out of bounds - We'll have to claim our first league win on our next outing instead.

- Saturday U20s Tournament at Mayflower Centre - 11.30 - 14.00 (FREE ENTRY)
Text your availability to David Feindouno - Only for those 14 to 20 years old. Come and watch to cheer the team on!

... FOLLOWED BY...

- Saturday kick-around at Central Park - 14.30 - 16.00
No training today, but come down to Central Park for an informal match. After the U20s tournament, so come watch that if you can and we'll walk down to play a game after the tournament finishes.
(At the usual place)

... FOLLOWED BY...

- Saturday end-of-year-party at the Seymour Arms - from 20.00
A chance to get everyone together before the end of the year. We also have a couple of birthdays to celebrate too!
FOOTBALL ON TV - Man United V Blackpool at 16.45 will be on in the Seymour...
NOTE: The Seymour Arms is a pub, but is of course welcoming to those not drinking alcohol. I hear they have some good fruit juices and other soft drinks on offer...
Adults only (no children allowed in the pub after 8pm)

- Sunday tournament at Goals - From 13.30 (£3.50 ENTRY)
Text your availability to David Feindouno. All welcome.


30/11/10 - **Training Cancelled Today**

Frozen pitch.


23/11/10 - DJ's Player of the Week trophy

ANDY claimed the award this week for some quality finishing and link-up play in the shooting alley. Andy always puts in a shift at training, so it was good to see him getting his just rewards!


19/11/10 - Saturday game Vs All Nations - CANCELLED

Council pitches out of bounds due to weather. See you Tuesday for training.


16/11/10 - DJ's Player of the Week trophy

This new award has been introduced at Tuesday training sessions for the player who shows high level of effort and an improvement in their play.

This week there were a few contenders, but the award went to FENG - early to training, more confidence and quality in his dribbling, and worked hard for his team. Well done.

11/11/10 - Saturday 13th Nov League Game Cancelled - 6 Aside Tournament Instead!

All pitches are un-playable this weekend, so our league match is cancelled. We are now playing in a 6 aside tournament organised by the Sports Development Unit, this Saturday 13th Nov at the Mayflower Centre: 11:30 - 14:00.
 
 
10/11/10 - Training changes: Squad and Open Session
 
Training sessions have changed for the next few weeks:

Tuesday 3.00 - 5.00 - Central Park - Open session for all players.
Wednesday 8.15 - 9.30 - Brickfields Astroturf - Training for saturday squad.
 
It is important to arrive on time to these sessions as time is restricted.


28/10/10 - Another award for PHFC
 
Congratulations to David who has just picked up the prestigious award of 'Young Volunteer of the Year 2010' in Devon. David, once again, was recognised for his huge contribution to not just PHFC, but also his efforts within the wider community of Plymouth.
 
 
27/10/10 - Players attend Devon FA Training Course
 
Ten players attended a training course hosted by the Devon FA at Newton Abbot, to assist registered clubs with their match day preparations. Topics and advice was given on pre-match preparation such as warm-up sessions, team talks, diet, etc.
 

11/08/10 - First match of the Season is upon us!
 
The club wants to inform all its members and supporters that Plymouth Hope FC will play its first competitive league match in the Plymouth & West Devon Football League, on 14th August. Please come and support!
 
 
10/08/10 - Training Update
 
Due to the season's league games commencing, the training session schedule has changed. Please visit the Training tab for more info.
 
 
03/06/10 - Plymouth Volunteer Awards
Last night, the committee and some of the players joined the rest of the Plymouth Volunteer Community to celebrate the excellent work that takes place. PHFC were delighted to be nominated in the Volunteer Team of the Year category. Although we didn't take the award, we had a great evening and were inspired by the many people who give so much to the community in this great city.
 

01/06/10 - Fixture News
 
The first league fixtures have been published. Please read the 11 Aside tab for any scheduled friendlies, and the Training tab for updates on trainings.
 
 
16/05/10 - The Website Launch!
 
Welcome to Plymouth Hope FC, and our new webiste. We think it looks fantastic and we hope you enjoy browsing the pages and learning more about our great club!