As parents start to trim back on spending for sports clubs amid a cost-of-living crisis, and at a time when less than half of young people are currently meeting the Chief Medical Officer’s recommended daily activity level of 60 minutes, the Youth Sport Trust is launching a new social media competition which aims to inspire families to play together. 

During the 2022 tournament, the Youth Sport Trust will release three fun football-based video challenges via its social media channels for families to complete, starting on 21 November. 

The videos will test families football skills with challenges like nearest to the pin, ‘keepy uppies’ and dribbling accuracy. Young people’s creativity is also being encouraged as the charity will share free downloadable design your own ‘team, ball and kit’ templates. 

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Source: Youth Sport Trust