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Talk Club launches 'Talk Club FC' and “THE UNITED” kit to unite men

Talk Club is a male mental fitness charity founded in Bristol. And as part of its mission to get men talking openly, it has created Talk Club FC.

Talk Club FC combines football and feeling.

It begins with “The Talk Club Check-in” (How are you? Out of 10?) why you are that number, then play, then have a check out number at the end. And to fuel awareness for Talk Club FC, they have create a Limited Edition shirt that unites Bristol’s two professional football teams.

“The United” has one arm sponsored by Bristol Rovers Community Trust the other Bristol City’s Robins Foundation.

With “Clearhead” Talk Club and Bristol Beer Factory’s non alcoholic Mental health IPA on the

front. Each sleeve also has the Talk Club question: How are you? Out of 10? And has the Talk Club logo imprinted into the unique cloth.

The bespoke “EcoKit” is manufactured by Hope and Glory Each shirt is made from 16 recycled plastic bottles, so it’s not just good for man, it’s good for the planet.

Talk Club FC will be playing charity games, as well as training weekly and hopefully spreading across the country. To join Talk Club FC go to

“We created Talk Club to get men talking so they can become mentally fit. So creating a shirt that starts a conversation has got to be a win. We're all on the same team in the fight against men’s mental ill health and we should all be United in mental fitness.”

Ben Akers, Co-Founder, Talk Club.

“Bristol Rovers Community Trust are delighted to support and sponsor Talk Club. The idea of mental fitness resonated with us as a football club, so much so, that we now run our own weekly Bristol Rovers Talk Club sessions at the Memorial Stadium. We are honoured to see the clubs branding represented on the shirt sleeve. As a football club we recognise that mental health knows no colours and are delighted that Bristol City have also joined us

in supporting this life saving charity.”

Adam Tutton, Chief Executive Officer, Bristol Rovers Community Trust

“We are delighted to partner with Talk Club on the Talk Club FC project. Good mental health is important for everyone no matter your background, so it’s great that Bristol’s two professional football club charities are once again coming together to support such an important initiative. We are looking forward to see the partnership grow over the coming season.”

Dan White, Chief Executive Officer, Bristol City Robins Foundation

Talk Club Bristol Rovers has been in action at the Memorial stadium for a year and Talk Club Bristol City is set to begin at Ashton Gate soon.

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