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The Duke of Cambridge joins Gareth Southgate in Heads Up’s Sound of Support series

  Across six films in our #SoundOfSupport series, we’ve paired up some of the biggest names in the football world and beyond to have candid, honest conversations about their mental health and the importance of supporting each other. Through these real conversations, the series aims to help football fans, and men in particular, feel comfortable…

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The Duke of Cambridge joins a special episode of That Peter Crouch Podcast

In support of the Heads Up campaign and ahead of the Heads Up FA Cup Final on Saturday the 1st of August, The Duke of Cambridge joined ex-professional footballer Peter Crouch to talk mental health and football in a special episode of BBC Radio Five Live’s That Peter Crouch Podcast. In the ‘That Prince William…

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The football family unites to sign ‘Mentally Healthy Football’ declaration

Ahead of the Heads Up FA Cup Final on the 1st of August, and as a legacy of the Heads Up campaign, the football family has come together to sign the ‘Mentally Healthy Football’ declaration, committing to building a mentally healthy culture at all levels of the game, now and for future generations. Signatories representing…

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The Duchess of Cambridge hosts assembly on the importance of kindness

As part of the Oak National Academy’s regular Thursday morning assemblies, The Duchess of Cambridge hosted an assembly on the importance of kindness and looking after your mental wellbeing.   The Oak National Academy is an online classroom created in response to the lockdown which provides high-quality video lessons and free resources to parents and…

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The FA Cup Final is officially renamed the Heads Up FA Cup

The football season is set to resume following the coronavirus pandemic, and we’re so excited that this showpiece event in the football calendar will be dedicated to changing the conversation on mental health. The game is provisionally scheduled for Saturday 1st August 2020. The Duke discussed the announcement on a video call this week with…

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