Latest news from Bala Sport




Vlog from Pakistan

At the end of October 2015 Bala Sport went to Sialkot, Pakistan to visit the two factories and their stitching centres where all Bala balls are made. Here’s a short video blog from Joint MD, Angus Coull....

Read More >
Bala Sport Fairtrade Balls Glennifer High School Team Balls

Gleniffer High becomes first UK school to invest in a Fairtrade sports balls business

We’ve always known that Bala Fairtrade sports balls would be of interest to schools wanting to make an ethical choice, but we didn’t expect them to want to invest in our business. We were therefor very excited to receive...

Read More >
Bala Sport Fairtrade Balls United Glasgow FC Partnership

Refugee footy team and Bala Sport team-up

The players of United Glasgow FC – the Refugee Team know all about what’s fair and what’s not. We’re delighted to have signed-up as Official Match Ball Sponsor for the club. The men’s and women’s teams will be training...

Read More >
Bala Sport Fairtrade Balls FC United vs Benfica

Bala Fairtrade match balls used in FC United v Benfica game

In a move which speaks volumes about the supporter-owned football club’s co-operative values and ethos, FC United of Manchester is using Fairtrade footballs from a community co-op as it officially opens its new Broadhurst Park ground in Moston with...

Read More >
BALA Sport

Fairtrade At Tenby AFC Soccer School by Sharron Hardwick

Local youngsters took part in the popular Tenby AFC Soccer School during the Easter break, but this time things were a little different, as Sharron Hardwick, Fair Trade In Football Campaign Founder, was invited to visit. Organised by Angie...

Read More >

The Bala Sport Community Share Offer Launch at Hampden

In a bid to make a bigger impact on Fairtrade sports ball production Bala Sport is hoping to raise up to £150,000 to promote production at Fairtrade certified factories in Pakistan. Based in Glasgow, the community benefit sociiety was...

Read More >
Bala Sport Fairtrade Fortnight Neil Bibby MSP

Have you got the balls to play Fair this Fairtrade Fortnight?

This year Fairtrade Fortnight is all about celebrating the power of everyday choices and telling the other side of the story – the producer’s stories. The Fairtrade Foundation is focusing on three commodities: cocoa, tea and sugar. This is...

Read More >

Talking balls in Pakistan – Bala Sport factory visit

Around 70% of the worlds hand stitched sports balls are made in just one city in Pakistan – Sialkot. All of the big global brands manufacture there, even the Brasil 2014 World Cup official ball was made there. The...

Read More >