Blog

17
Nov

Football and Making a Difference – Podcast with ‘My Perfect Failure’

On this episode of My Perfect Failure (Football and Making a Difference) We discuss how football has played an integral part in Manisha’s life and how she has used her special relationship with the sport to overcome personal challenges and to inspire women in sport from all communities and those suffering from mental illness. Some...
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24
Oct

Contributing to Give Me Sport: South Asian women paving the way

Featuring Manisha Tailor MBE: UEFA B Licensed coach and Lead Foundation Phase Coach – QPR Academy What made you decide to start a career in coaching? After working as a teacher with seventeen years experience locally, nationally and internationally I decided a change was inevitable. I trained as a head-teacher but felt it was time...
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16
Jun

Women’s World Cup can inspire Asians to take up sports | Eastern Eye

The Women’s World Cup can inspire more British Asian girls to play football and tackle under representation in the sport, according to coaches and campaigners. All of the games in the tournament are being shown on BBC TV for the first time, with radio commentary on TalkSport. The England team, managed by former Manchester United...
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02
Mar

Celebrating Mentee Success

It is with much delight that I am able to share the news of a mentee and member of the Swaggarlicious coaching team, Dilan Mistry, who has been offered a role at the Pro Direct Academy as a football coach.   I met Dilan in 2014 at an event in Leicester, where he originally resides.  He...
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The Half Term Football team
15
Feb

February Half-Term Football Camp

The Swaggarlicious Soccer School was back in action during February half-term and yet again, visited The Swaminarayan Mandir, Kingsbury, for a fun-filled few days of football.  Our sponsor, Juvenis – who work to empower and support young people, spoke of our partnership. “It’s been a pleasure to be able to partner with such an inspirational...
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Wingate and Finchley FC Disabled Fans Forum
02
Feb

Manisha Tailor MBE with the ‘Wingate and Finchley FC Disabled Fans Forum’ has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Mind Wellbeing Award

It is with much delight that Manisha Tailor MBE with the ‘Wingate and Finchley FC Disabled Fans Forum’ has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Mind Wellbeing Award at the Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA) 2017.  The Award night will be hosted by Sir Lenny Henry at the London Hilton on Park Lane,...
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Manisha Tailor MBE
30
Dec

Swaggarlicious Founder, Manisha Tailor awarded MBE in New Year Honours List 2017

We are delighted to announce that Manisha Tailor, director of Swaggarlicious Limited, has been appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year 2017 Honours List for ‘Services to Football and Diversity in Sport’. On being honoured with an MBE, Manisha warmly speaks of how instrumental her twin...
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slum soccer and swaggarlicious
29
Dec

SWAGGARLICIOUS WELCOMES SLUM SOCCER AS CHARITY PARTNER

This year, with much excitement, Swaggarlicious welcomed Slum Soccer as a charity partner.  What drew me to the charity is their commitment to helping young people in India through the power of football – a sport loved by so many across the world. Recent winners of the prestigious FIFA Diversity Awards, Slum Soccer, uses football...
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21
Dec

Manisha Tailor welcomed into the Hall of Fame | Show Racism the Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card held their 4th Hall of Fame event at the Speaker’s Residence, Houses of Parliament, at the invitation of Rt. Hon. John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons. ‘Football Clubs & Managers’ were honoured at the event with Liverpool FC, Rotherham United FC, Southend United FC & Arsenal FC...
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