Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40onsıde| ISSUE 38 BEFORE & AFTER 22 For more seasons than most locals care to remember, the changing facilities at Tollbar Road Playing Fields in Northamptonshire consisted of two leaky shipping containers that were only improved by a periodical coat of paint. A cold, damp and uninspiring place to prepare for a football match! Local teams like Thrapston BEFOR & AF The facilities that the Football Foundation delivers – using money from its Funding Partners: the Premier League, The FA and Government through Sport England – are state-of-the-art. The Before & After feature examines the huge improvement that our investment makes to the experience of playing the game for grassroots footballers. Town Juniors FC would look forward to their away games, given the grotty state of their own changing rooms back at home. After Islip Parish Council benefited from a £196,000 grant from the BEFORE Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund – and £50,000 from the Football Stadia Improvement Fund – they were able to transform the changing rooms into an attractive, modern facility.