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Winter 2016/17 Newsletter 31 December 2016

Read about the latest updates from Goal50

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December 2016 Trip to Cape Town 23 December 2016

Nigel Pascoe has recently returned from the latest Goal50 trip to South Africa.

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50th anniversary of England winning the World Cup 30 July 2016

Auction of '66 World Cup memorabilia for Goal50

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Goal50 Sports Kit has Reached South Africa 20 June 2016

Sports clothing donated from Guernsey in the Kit Xchange initiative has arrived in South Africa.

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Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter 10 April 2016

Read the latest newsletter including a piece from Nigel Pascoe about his latest visit to Cape Town and an interview with Mario Van Niekerk, the founder of the Great Commission Soccer Academy.

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Latest Update from Cape Town 09 April 2016

An overview from Nigel Pascoe from his March 2016 visit to Cape Town

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Sing Christmas for the Township Children 08 December 2015

A packed St James Concert Hall was treated to a fabulous night of festive music, poetry and readings.

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EVENT! Annual Gala Dinner & Auction 21 November 2015

A high quality evening is planned. By popular request, Edward Reid will be returning to the Channel Islands. It will be a great fun evening with fantastic music, colour and food. The customary 'win a diamond' event will again take place and one guest will go home with a £2,800 stone courtesy of Ray & Scott. Big Joe Egan will also be making a return visit.

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Trip to Cape Town - March 2015 19 March 2015

Ian Langlois and Nigel Pascoe have recently returned from the latest Goal50 trip to Heideveld in Cape Town, South Africa. The week before leaving, the charity received written confirmation that the South African government has now agreed to sell a plot of land for the building of a day-care centre.

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Goal50 is endorsed by Plymouth Argyle Club captain. 07 March 2015

Plymouth Argyle club captain, Luke McCormick, has added an endorsement to Goal50.

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EVENT! Goal50 Gala Dinner in Guernsey 08 November 2014

Join us for the Goal 50 Guernsey Gala Dinner at the Duke of Richmond Hotel on 8 November.

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EVENT! Goal50 Gala Dinner - Jersey 6 September 2014 06 September 2014

Goal50 Gala Dinner - Jersey (Saturday, 6 September 2014)

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Kit Xchange 29 July 2014

An initiative to recycle unwanted sports kit and equipment has been launched. Jacques Le Vallee, as art of his Duke of Edinburgh's Silver Award Scheme will oversee the project.

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Guernsey F C, manager, Tony Vance lends his support to Goal50 20 April 2014

Tony Vance has given his endorsement to Goal50.

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Matt Le Tissier endorses Goal50. 19 April 2014

Southampton football legend, Matt Le Tissier, has recently endorsed Goal50.

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Henry Olonga endorses Goal50 18 March 2014

Henry Olonga, the former professional cricketer who played Test cricket for Zimbabwe has endorsed Goal50.

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Andres Gurrieri endorses Goal50 04 March 2014

Plymouth Argyle's 'Messi' has given his backing to Goal50.

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Spring 2014 Newsletter 28 February 2014

Spring 2014 Newsletter Our latest newsletter is available here.

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Linvoy Primus endorses Goal50 05 February 2014

Former pro-footballer Linvoy Primus has recently endorsed Goal50.

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Goal50 expands support team 27 January 2014

We are delighted to announce that two people are joining the charity to assist with the growing demand. Ian Langlois and Cathy Bateman have agreed to join the team which is fundraising to build an orphanage at a Christian soccer academy in the Cape Flats in South Africa.

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Joe Egan endorses Goal50 21 January 2014

Former boxer and actor, Joe Egan, was once described by Mike Tyson as 'the toughest white person on the planet.' Joe is a supporter of Goal50.

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NEW Exclusive Auction Item 11 January 2014

Goal50 is delighted to obtain a signed fooball shirt by Eusebio, the Portuguese football legend, who died earlier this week. Click above to find out more!

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EVENT! The Spirit of Africa - Guernsey 09 November 2013

'The Spirit of Africa' Gala Dinner and Auction took place on 9th November 2013 at The Duke of Richmond Hotel.

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The Spirit of Africa - Jersey 21 September 2013

A Gala Dinner & Auction was held at the Royal Yacht Hotel in Jersey on 21 September 2013

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Open garden fundraiser 28 July 2013

Guernsey residents, Norman & Shirley Tulie, opened their award winning gardens for an afternoon tea at their Forest home.

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White Collar Boxing Night 20 July 2013

Local lawyer Adam Cole undertook and completed a boxing challenge for Goal50 at the Cricket Centre. Read all about it here.

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Golf 108 17 June 2013

On 17 June 2013, Arthur Evans and Kevin Wakeham completed their golfing challenge of playing 36 holes in one day. This was a massive achievement and raised in excess of £2,000.

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Spring and Summer 2013 Newsletter 01 May 2013

Read all our news from the first part of this year, including our January 2013 visit to Cape Town and on-going fund-raising effort. Thank you for your prayers and continued support.

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Sergio Aguero, pyjamas and saver tubes 08 November 2012

Thanks to many people for their generosity and assistance in helping us reach our £50k goal for 2012. We've had some much-loved shirts from Costa Electrics, a signed Sergio Aguero shirt, and a great response to our saver tubes.

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Government works with Goal50 on expansion of original project 17 October 2012

The Goal50 project has grown as the local Cape Town government are eager to build a day-care centre on the site as well as the planned orphanage. As a result, the funding target has increased to £160k.

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Nigel and Jayne Pascoe visit Cape Town 25 May 2012

Goal50 founder and chairman Nigel Pascoe travelled to Cape Town in May 2012 with his wife Jayne. Catching up with events at GCU was high on their agenda, but meetings also took place with potential funders, the trustees of GCU and local government officials.

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