Football match raises £2k for Mayor’s Homelessness Fund

On Sunday 21 October, a football match between a team of formerly homeless people and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Tameside raised £2,018 for the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Homelessness Fund. More than 500 people turned out to support the match at Seel Park in Mossley. The Emmaus team, which included former professional footballer Andy Ritchie and […]

The Manchester United Captain who became homeless

Have you heard the name Patrick O’Connell, or ‘Don Patricio’ as he was known? He begged on the streets of London and died penniless and homeless. He was buried in an unmarked grave. But before that he was Captain of Manchester United F.C. and the Saviour of FC Barcelona. His amazing life story is now being told. On June […]