The thinking behind Street Games came from a highly successful and innovative football tournament organised in April 2003 by the Football Association, Government Office for the North West and the regional New Deal for Communities. Their idea was to run a sporting event for young people in renewal areas, bringing together the worlds of sport and renewal. It was taken up in different ways in London and in the North East.
Both models for Street Games successfully attracted young people who enjoy football or basketball, but who were outside the structures of organised sport. Other young people who do very little sport joined in
Editor's comments - [ This report is about Street Games, an initiative to get young people involved in regular sporting activities. It tells you about the Street Games held in London and the North East over the 2003 summer holiday and the Young People’s Sporting Needs Survey that was carried out in the Salford New Deal for Community area. See our Ruff guide to sport and youth crime. ] Reference this?Cryer, J. (Year). This page title in italics. Retrieved date, from <this page's full URL>
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Reference : NRU. (2004). Street games: A report into young peoples participation in sport. London: Neighbourhood Renewal Unit.
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