onsıde| ISSUE 39 3 CONTENTS IN 30 SECONDS GRASSROOTS GARETH FF Ambassador and England’s new man at the helm opens a stunning all-weather pitch and changing room pavilion in the West Midlands. 12 COVER STORY THERE’S ONLY ONE GRAHAM TAYLOR England Manager, Watford and Villa legend, and Football Foundation Ambassador who will be greatly missed. Read the heart-warming tribute to one of football’s most loved men. 18 THE FA’S NEW WOMEN’S STRATEGY Learn about The FA’s exciting new vision to develop the women’s game. 30 CLASS OF THEIR OWN! Pupils across the country are benefitting from free books, football kit and equipment thanks to Premier League Primary Stars. 28 THE INTERVIEW: SPORTS MINISTER TRACEY CROUCH The Minister talks strategy, grassroots coaching and tell us which player she pretended to be as a youngster! 06 TAKING ON THE BOYS In an historic development, Arsenal U10 girls' team entred a boys' league in the 2016-17 season. We give you the inside story. 32 AMBASSADORS IN ACTION Stars of stadia and screen Dion Dublin, Hayley McQueen, Lawrie McMenemy, Nigel Adkins and Georgie Bingham have been out and about on our behalf. 40 AN EXTRACT FROM…‘TAKING IT ON THE CHIN’ Foundation President Lord Pendry’s rip-roaring memoirs chronicle his campaigning for grassroots sport, against Apartheid and how an incident with Muhammed Ali left him nursing a serious injury! 20