Posts Tagged ‘Football Foundation’

Football Foundation expands Emergency Football Relief Fund to include Manchester, Liverpool, Cheshire and North Riding regions

The Football Foundation has expanded its Emergency Football Relief Fund in response to the recent storms affecting the North of England. The Fund will now include the regions covered by the Manchester County FA, Liverpool County FA, Cheshire County FA and the North Riding County FA. Up to £750,000 has been made available through the […]

Lionesses have done our game and country proud – Football Foundation

The Football Foundation paid tribute to the England Women’s team on their recent success at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. The UK’s largest sport charity, which focuses on investing in our grassroots game, said that the performances and the spirit that the team displayed over the last month has raised the profile […]

James Beattie helps mark Football Foundation’s 15th anniversary as he’s unveiled as an Ambassador Football Foundation

Former Southampton FC and England striker, James Beattie, was unveiled as the Football Foundation’s latest Ambassador today, when he visited The Blandford School’s third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), Dorset. It was James’ first engagement in his new role and forms part of the Foundation’s 15-year Anniversary celebrations. James, who has just been appointed […]

Extract of remarks on FIFA allegations in speech by Football Foundation President Lord Pendry

The following is an extract from a speech by Football Foundation President Lord Pendry at the Northern League’s 125th Anniversary Dinner held at the Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, on the evening of 29th May 2015: “The Football Foundation has awarded grants worth £18m across the whole of County Durham since 2000.  “We work hand-in-hand with […]

Ben Shephard: ‘£1.5m will help Grow the Game amongst under-represented groups’

TV presenter and Football Foundation Ambassador, Ben Shephard, announced today that £1.5m of funding from the Premier League and The FA will be made available to aid the development of grassroots football clubs. Any clubs can apply, providing they meet basic eligibility criteria, although this year sees a particular emphasis placed on increasing the number […]

Former England Manager Graham Taylor supports grassroots cashback initiative

Grassroots sports clubs across the UK are in line for an early Christmas present if they shop with Club Cashback, a portal which generates a cashback reward for your club every time a purchase is made online with selected retailers. With over 2,000 retailers to choose from, including some of the biggest high street brands, […]

Lord Pendry impressed by new facilities at Centre that produced Nicky Butt

Lord Pendry returned the North West on Friday, where he was once the MP for Stalybridge & Hyde, to visit Droylsden Community and Sports Centre’s clubhouse and third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP). The newly opened facilities, funded by the Football Foundation, are already making a significant contribution to grassroots sport in the area. […]

Football legend Brooking opens outstanding new sporting facility in Thamesmead

Football legend Sir Trevor Brooking CBE showed his support for grassroots sport today at the official opening of Sporting Club Thamesmead, where an outstanding new changing pavilion, floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP), and multi-use games area (MUGA) have been built thanks to funding through the Football Foundation, the country’s largest sports charity, […]