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Something in the water: The Story of England's Football Talent Hotbeds - June 2023

We were honoured to be included in Callum Murray's book, which is available to buy from Amazon, WHSmith and Waterstones

Gazette News - 26/06/23

Southampton defender Nico Lawrence joins Colchester United

Real Madrid - 15/06/23

Volunteering and employability day at the Social Sports School in Croydon

SKYSPORTS - 02/02/23

Football Black List: Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling lead Premier League names on shortlist

Brentford - 01/02/23

Brentford sign three players for under-18 squad

Inflexion - December 2022

Inflexion Foundation announces grant to Kinetic.

East London Lines - 14/12/22

Successful youth football academy to introduce full programme for girls.

Real Madrid - 17/11/22

UK socio-sports welcomes new collaborators.

Inside Croydon - 08/11/22

Giles in 'fairytale' return for second spell as Croydon boss.

The Athletic - 27/09/22

Inside Kinetic, the academy giving players a second shot at going pro.

SKY SPORTS - 09/09/22

The south London football academy helping disadvantaged young players like Joe Aribo flourish on and off the pitch.

Sports Brief - 24/08/22

Where it all started for super eagles star Joe Aribo before making it to the EPL.

The Athletic - 11/07/22

Southampton's Joe Aribo: Dancing to Chris Brown, humble nature and nicknamed 'Mr Tickle'.

Gazette Standard - 20/06/22

Colchester United have signed Makhaya James on scholarship deal.

Surrey Live - 26/05/22

Rangers' ex-Staines Town midfielder Joe Aribo comes of age on big stage.

Football Scotland (Part 3) - 09/03/22

Joe Aribo hailed as ultimate role model.

Football Scotland (Part 2) - 07/03/22

Joe Aribo's mindset on joining Rangers.

Football Scotland (Part 1) - 05/03/22

Inside Rangers' developing relationship with Kinetic Foundation.

HITC - 13/02/22

Tottenham made contact to sign teenage talent, he's now signed for Southampton instead.

Daily Mail - 30/12/21

Every kid wants to be like the next Joe Aribo.

YouTube - The Running Channel - 11/12/21

Everything you can fit in the square is FREE!

London News Online - 10/12/21

Croydon's Kinetic Foundation have helped more than 50 players to reach professional academies.

SWLondoner - 29/11/21

Kinetic Foundation offers young footballers a second chance with Corinthian Casuals.

SWLondoner - 26/11/21

Croydon football academy reaches 50th professional signing.

BT Sport - 23/11/21

'BT Sport docuseries explores the greatest football talent factory in the world'

Kentish Football - 18/11/21

Harry Hudson playing a key role in propelling young footballers into the professional ranks.

Harris Academy Orpington - 11/11/21

Student signing announcement

Independent - 16/10/21

'It's not easy to survive': How cage football shaped a generation of Premier League players


Yorkshire Live - 12/10/21

Sheffield United's young Brazilian forward hoping to become the latest academy sensation

The Athletic - 06/10/21

Agents, clubs or parents? Who is to blame for exploiting young players

YouTube - Rising Ballers - 04/10/21

Rising Ballers vs Kinetic Foundation. 10+ scouts watching the showcase game.


Norwich City FC - 13/09/21

David Aziaya: Hopefully it's the start of something great.

The Royal Gazelle - 03/09/21

Hard-working Sincere Hall rewarded with Hull City contract

Islington Gazette - 26/07/21

Islington (Kinetic) crowned Champions of the 32 London Borough Cup in Hackney

Youtube - Kinetic Academy TV - 04/07/21

The Football Academy rising from riots. Documentary.

YouTube - Donstrapzytv - 25/06/21

SE Dons XI vs Kinetic XI at Selhurst Park.

Instagram - Kinetic_Foundation - 20/06/21

Kinetic's 10 Year Anniversary Match at Selhurst Park

The Athletic - 25/02/21

Josh Maja – from ‘unfair’ portrayal in Sunderland 'Til I Die to Fulham’s spark

The Athletic - 16/02/21

‘Mr Tickle’ Joe Aribo showing the benefits of an unconventional path and playing style at Rangers

SWLondoner - 28/01/21

Croydon-based Kinetic Academy to celebrate ten-year anniversary

The Guardian - 21/01/21

'Special talent' Kwadwo Baah making waves at Rochdale after ballboy fame


Kentish Football - 12/01/21

Pair leave Kinetic Foundation for America Scholarship

The Guardian - 06/01/19

'We're careful we don't sell dream's: the football academy with a knack for spotting talent

The Guardian - 12/10/18

Why future England squads will have heavy south London accent


Independent 25/12/15

Boxing day Dossier: Meet the wise men bearing gifts of football and knowledge for the nation's youngsters

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