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 3 CONTENTS IN 30 SECONDS KANE RETURNS Spurs and England star striker, Harry Kane, returns to his childhood sports site to open a new playing surface. 08 COVER STORY CREATING A PLATFORM FOR MANCHESTER’S COMMUNITY John Shiels, CEO of the Manchester United Foundation tells us about the impact of their work and how important Football Foundation- funded facilities are as venues for the projects they carry out across the Greater Manchester region. 10 PITCHFINDER: DIRECTING INVESTMENT AND DRIVING PARTICIPATION Find out how our PitchFinder tool allows people to find their perfect local pitch, and how the Foundation uses it to strategically target areas in need of investment. 18 31 GROWING THE GAME Our Knowledge and Insight Manager, Nick Dunnett, analyses how our popular club development scheme Grow the Game is achieving increases in participation amongst under-represented groups – that is continuing long after our funding has run out! 24 INTERVIEW WITH FA CEO MARTIN GLENN Chief Executive of The FA, Martin Glenn, talks about his priorities and ambitions for football, and how he thinks Leicester managed that 5000-1 Premier League title win. 06 AN EXTRACT FROM... ED SMITH Read this fascinating extract from ‘Luck’ a book by Times columnist, author and former England cricketer, Ed Smith. Ed’s personal anecdotes and statistical analysis illuminates the implications private versus state school education has on a person’s sporting prowess.