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Mind and EFL mark Mental Health Awareness Week by unveiling 'On Your Side' Champions in series of videos about mental health

Monday, 18 May 2020 Mind

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Mind and the EFL have launched a series of films with players and managers from across the League discussing their mental health experiences, their time in lockdown and their advice for fans.

Hosted by Sky Sports presenter and former Charlton Athletic player Scott Minto and broadcaster, speaker and mental health advocate Charlie Webster, the interviews hope to provide fans with a look ‘Inside the Mind of…’ representatives from across the EFL.

As part of Mind’s charity partnership with the EFL, the players and managers involved have been unveiled as ‘On Your Side’ Champions and will support various projects and campaigns throughout the season.

The films released this week are the first opportunity for some of the Champions to directly support the important work taking place at Clubs across the EFL to raise awareness of the partnership, improve the approach to mental health in football and raise vital funds for Mind.

The EFL and Mind ‘On Your Side’ Champions are as follows:

Danny Cowley – Huddersfield Town

Thomas Frank – Brentford FC

Sam Hutchinson – Sheffield Wednesday

Matt Blair – Doncaster Rovers

Will Nightingale – AFC Wimbledon

Karl Robinson – Oxford United

Keith Curle – Northampton Town

Michael Doughty – Swindon Town

Ryan Lowe – Plymouth Argyle

Stuart Sinclair – Walsall

The films are available to see on EFL’s YouTube page here

Find out more about Mind’s partnership with the EFL here


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