BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)
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A six-a-side football league is providing support for fathers in Norwich.
Match of the Dads encourages its members to keep physically fit as well as sharing support and advice about fatherhood. It also highlights the importance of exercise to mental health by donating a portion of membership fees to charity."
Published 20th August 2018
CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
Football. One of the most popular sports in the world, hitting headlines and creating international celebrities the world over. But football isn’t just about getting the ball in a goal – whether supporting or playing there’s loads of benefits to the beautiful game. Something Match Of The Dads knows well after raising over £2000 for CALM through their five-a-side league. We chatted to them to find out more.
Published 30th September 2020
EDP (Eastern Daily Press)
One dad's idea to bring together fellow fathers on the football pitch led to the creation of a special Norwich football league.
Published 31st July 2018
Some of the volunteers within Norfolk football have been rewarded for their efforts at Norfolk County FA's annual Volunteers' Awards Evening.
Published 11th September 2019
A group set up to help dad's talk about the struggles of life and parenthood while enjoying football has teamed up with the region's wellbeing service to support its members further.
Published 6th July 2021
Match of the Dads is a five-a-side football league and support group for fathers in Norfolk. As part of the East of England Co-op's #EastTogether campaign, in partnership with Archant, chief operating officer Adam Kemp explains how the beautiful game can help dads open up about mental health and depression.
Published 16th July 2021
Norfolk Football Association
Match of the Dads are an FA affiliated 5-a-side football league for Dads in and around Norwich, playing at theFDC, Bowthorpe in Norwich on Monday evenings between 7:30pm and 9:30pm.
From starting out as 12 unhappy, unhealthy, socially frustrated Dads meeting up on a Monday night to have a kick about, it has grown to a group of over 100 Dads who play football and socialise every week, whilst also raising thousands of pounds for the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) male mental health awareness and suicide prevention charity to help Dads and others in distress get the support they need.
Published September 2019
Wellbeing Norfolk & Waveney
Wellbeing Norfolk and Waveney are the new shirt sponsor for Match of the Dads, 5 a side football league based in Norwich.
Published 16th June 2021