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Local MP Dr Phillip Lee presented one
of his local clubs, Red Ten FC, with a
£5,000 Grow the Game cheque from the
Foundation at their Bracknell home.
Dr Phillip Lee, MP for Bracknell, said:
“It is fantastic that Red Ten Football
Club have received this funding from
the Foundation.This money will not
only benefit the club, but the community
as a whole as there will be more
opportunities for participation.”
The grant will enable Red Ten FC to
create three new teams over the next
two years for girls and ladies at Under-12
and Under-16 level, as well as an adults’
team.The funding will also allow three
coaches to gain qualifications.
We have the privilege of calling Dr Lee
a fellow of the Foundation through
Spor t England’s Parliamentary Spor ts
Fellowship Scheme, which aims to build
a constructive dialogue and a stronger
understanding of spor t in Parliament.
Stephen Satterly, Red Ten Chairman, said:
“This grant is fantastic for us.We are
now able to add girls’ and ladies’ football
teams to our club, and will also enable us
to ensure that our coaches are qualified,
which will benefit the players massively.
“We will also now be able to enter the
team into the Berkshire, Oxfordshire
and Buckinghamshire Inclusive (BOBi),
which is our local inclusion league. None
of this would be possible without the
funding from the Foundation and the
help of the Berks and Bucks County FA.”
Sarah Quantrill, the Chelsea Ladies goalkeeper, has
presented a Foundation cheque for £5,000 to Kempton
Girls’ Football Club.
The Grow the Game grant will allow Kempton Girls’ FC
to increase the number of girls’ football teams at the club
and help promote the club to increase the local community’s
involvement.The grant will help Kempton Girls’ to increase
the qualifications and standard of coaches over the
coming years.
Daren Drage, Chairman of Kempton Girls’ FC, said:
This is a fantastic opportunity for the new club to grow
and provide the facilities, and the means, for girls to
become involved in football.
“We have had great support from Middlesex County FA
during and after the successful application, and we look
forward to working with them to promote football for
all in the community.”
This money will not only benefit the club,
but the community as a whole as there will
be more opportunities for participation.”
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