Search begins for Homeless World Cup team



The Big Issue in the North, together with a number of Premier League and Football League clubs, is holding regional open trials to select the England team that will travel to compete in the Rio 2017 Homeless World Cup. The Homeless World Cup is an annual, international football tournament, uniting teams of people who are homeless and excluded. It has triggered and supports grassroots football projects in over 70 nations working with over 30,000 homeless and excluded people throughout the year.