Wembley visit brings a great result all-round!

10th Oct 2017

Last week the England football team qualified for the 2018 World Cup with a 1-0 home win over Slovenia and we know that one Heathcotes service user celebrated the result more than most!

WM, who lives in our Balby service near Doncaster, is a lifelong football fan. He is extremely passionate about the game and watches it on television as often as possible.  A televised match can be exciting, but nothing beats watching a big game live, especially when it’s at Wembley, the home of football. With that in mind, Heathcotes surprised WM to a day out and arranged for him to watch England v Slovenia in the iconic stadium. It was certainly a tense contest with striker Harry Kane scoring the winning goal in injury time to confirm World Cup qualification.

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Accompanied by Heathcote's support workers, Richard Dowle and Liam Rogers, WM had the time of his life and enjoyed every moment. It was only the second time he has attended a live match and the first occasion was a long time ago - many years before Harry Kane was even born! It certainly proved to be a winning experience all-round.

The day was a great example of Heathcotes supporting our residents to engage in meaningful activities to promote social inclusion. Well done to all at Balby who supported WM - we hope WM had a great day!

 

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