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The Church and Football

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Release Date: 12/01/2021

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The Church of England is actively involved in a wide range of sports, both by providing Chaplains, and running sports projects. Eight areas - Birmingham, Blackburn, Ely, Gloucester, Guildford, Kensington in London, Norwich, and Rochester- are 'Sport and Wellbeing' Diocese, where the Church aims to promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being through sport. Please .   Photos by Philippe Oursel, Max Leveridge and Wan San Yip on Unsplash With thanks to BBC Sound Effects

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  There are close links between the Church and football. Well-known football clubs were founded by Churches, and many clubs now have Chaplains for their teams. Bill Shaw reports on the past and present links between the Church and football - and why Chaplains don't pray for their team to win! (This podcast was recorded when Nigel Adkins was Charlton manager)             With thanks to fanchants.com   Photo by on

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There are close links between the Church and football. Well-known football clubs were founded by Churches, and many clubs now have Chaplains for their teams. Bill Shaw reports on the past and present links between the Church and football - and why Chaplains don't pray for their team to win!

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