Over 75 young footballers from the Hyde League attended the first “Aim Higher!” Conference. Aim Higher is the personal, social and education section of the innovative Hyde League. The Hyde League is first becoming the most exciting new development in youth football in London. The league aim to bridge the gap between grassroots football and professional academy football to create a holistic approach to youth and player development. “Education is at the forefront of everything within the league”, Eugene Dwaah co-founder CEO of Soccerlution Group.

“We want young people to think outside the box and look at careers opportunities within sports and further beyond, the project is part of our Comic Relief programme”, Otis Roberts co-founder and CEO at Jason Roberts Foundation.

We would like to thank the Hilton Hotel, At The Match, The Voice, PFA Education and Learning.


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Delegates arrive in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Hotel


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Simon Maurer – Founder of At The Match.com and Otis Roberts CEO of the Jason Roberts Foundation address their conference delegates.




Young players enjoying discussion on their future career paths.













Young players presenting their ideas to their fellow peers at the conference



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