Category: News




Sport Community welcomes Matt Keech into membership News - September 20, 2019

Sport Community is delighted to welcome cricketer Matt Keech as a member. As well as having a decorated career in the sport, Matt is now a director of Cricket at a prestigious school and has committed to spread the message of Sport Community to ex professionals. Speaking about this new partnership, CEO of Sport Community

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Sport Community Launch night gets the ball rolling News - September 11, 2019

Sport Community, a collaboration between the Xpro Community not for profit and the Community trade union recently held it’s official launch night alongside it’s partners and various sports stars. The event, held in London, saw attendance from sports heroes such as legendary Aston Villa physio Jim Walker and former England footballer Tony Daley. A panel

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Football legend champions Osteoarthritis campaign News - July 15, 2019

Founding partner of Sport Community, Xpro Life After Sport, has been campaigning for many years to have osteoarthritis among ex-professional footballers recognised as an industrial injury. The campaign has been spearheaded by Jim Walker, ex-professional and former longstanding physio at Aston Villa.   Jim said: “Professional footballers are entitled to the same Health and Safety

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Kidderminster Harriers partner with Sport Community News - June 20, 2019

Kidderminster Harriers are partnering with Community and Xpro through Sport Community to open up benefits and support to their players and staff. The National League North club was the first non-league club to have discussions with Sport Community and the Harriers have been an important partner in shaping the membership offer to semi-pro and professional

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Tribute to Gordon Banks News - February 12, 2019

Sport Community was saddened to hear of the death of Gordon Banks today. Gordon was a founder member of Xpro Community – the partnership between Community and the charity Xpro Life After Sport, which has now evolved into Sport Community. Gordon attended the inaugural meeting of Xpro Community at Stoke City Old Boys only in

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Stoke City Old Boys join Xpro Community News - July 9, 2018

Last week the new Xpro Community branch held its inaugural members meeting at the Tollgate Hotel in Stoke on Trent. The event hosted by the Stoke City Old Boys Association (SCOBA) was attended by Community’s National Officer Les Bayliss and Regional Secretary Gavin Miller, who were joined by the Xpro team of Clive Emery, Bob

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