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Write to Unite

14 November 2013

, has launched a FREE national competition, entitled ‘Write to Unite’, in conjunction with the Arvon Foundation, the creative writing company.Kick It OutThe national anti-racism group,


The ‘Write to Unite’ competition officially opened on Friday 1 November and will look for young people, aged 7-18, from across England to creatively display how football can unite people regardless of their background.


Entries can include: a poem, story, song or chant a match report, player interview or a feature to appear in a match programme or website feature.


The competition has three age categories, 7-10, 11-14 and 15-18, with 31 January 2014 at 5pm the deadline for submission.


The winners of the categories could be in with a chance to win prizes including an England shirt, match tickets, books and signed merchandise.




or post to Kick It Out, 4th Floor South, 1-5 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1M 5PA. An independent panel of judges will pick the winners who will be presented with their prizes at a ceremony in March 2014. info@kickitout.orgE-mail your entries to

This Sunday will see City throw their support behind 'Kick It Out' before their televised Sky Bet League 1 fixture with Coventry City at the Coral Windows Stadium.

Phil Parkinson's men will wear special 'Kick Racism Out Of Football' shirts during the warm up, while a giant 'Kick It Out' banner will be brought out onto the Valley Parade pitch before kick off.


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