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Sizzling summer street paper covers are animal mad!

Soak up a summery selection of animal-mad street paper covers with pugs, wolves, chickens, seagulls and crabs – plus Pikachu and the fish star of Finding Dory.

“The Homeless World Cup gave me ambition back in my life”

Scottish Homeless World Cup star Stephanie has beaten addiction & homelessness to play for her country. She’s competed in front of thousands of fans, including First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

“Aussie team spirit” for Big Issue’s Socceroos at Homeless World Cup

In the midst of the tournament, we learn how The Big Issue Australia helped seven players bring the infectious “Aussie team spirit” to the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow. The experience has already rendered goalkeeper Shannon “speechless”.

Our vendors: Stella Mavridou (Shedia, Thessaloniki, Greece)

This is the true story behind the Homeless World Cup viral video of the week. Stella Mavridou is a fan favourite this week at the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow. She tells us her harrowing story – and how she turned her life around through Shedia.

Student cycles 2,000 miles to Euros to support Northern Irish Homeless World Cup team

Northern Irish football fan Stephen Collins raised more than £3,000 to help Street Soccer NI compete in this year’s Homeless World Cup – by cycling to his home squad’s fixtures at Euro 2016.

Our vendors: Ruedi Kälin (Surprise, Zurich, Switzerland)

Homeless World Cup special! Ahead of this year’s tournament – which kicks off in Glasgow this Sunday – INSP caught up with Surprise vendor Ruedi Kälin, who has been selected for the Swiss team.

Street paper vendors among hundreds of Homeless World Cup players heading to Glasgow

The Homeless World Cup kicks off in Glasgow on Sunday – we caught up with some of the players who are also street paper vendors.

Homeless World Cup Glasgow: full draw revealed ahead of 2016 contest

This summer, over 500 players from 52 nations will gather in Glasgow for the 14th Homeless World Cup – but who will they be up against? Check out the full draw for the “life-changing” tournament.

Designer boost for Homeless World Cup from social business T-shirt firm

Homeless World Cup fans can now display their support for the tournament, whilst raising money to support its work, with designer T-shirts from social business Hopeful Traders. PLUS! Find out what the tournament will look like in Glasgow.

Homeless World Cup to be held in Glasgow this July

64 teams, representing 51 countries, are expected to compete in George Square, in the heart of Glasgow – and just round the corner from INSP HQ!

“In Palestine football gives us identity” FIFA’s Honey Thaljieh on fighting oppression with football

For FIFA’s Honey Thaljieh, football has always been more than a game. She smashed cultural and political barriers to co-found and captain Palestine’s first-ever women’s football team, and continues to use the beautiful game to promote and inspire gender equality and social inclusion.

Mexico double winners at 2015 Homeless World Cup

Sombreros soared into the sky in Amsterdam when the men’s and women’s teams from Mexico claimed a double victory at the 2015 Homeless World Cup. But while two champions were crowned, over 600 players were winners.