Daily Mirror: Jobless kids can box their way to a new life

Boxing legend Barry McGuigan has never run away from a fight in his life.

So who better to battle it out on behalf of the million British kids dubbed Neets – Not in Employment, Education or Training?

Mirror columnist Barry, who as world featherweight champion became a rare symbol of unity in a Northern Ireland bitterly divided by the Troubles, is launching a crusade to give disadvantaged kids a fresh start through the power of boxing.

He is convinced if he can get them off the streets and into the gyms they will learn vital skills to help them in life. To read more click here…

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