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  • Jeff Smith MP at the opening of West Didsbury and Chorlton AFC's real grass pitch improvements Jeff Smith MP opens new £66,000 pitches to boost grassroots sport in ManchesterJeff Smith, MP for Manchester, Withington, officially opened West Didsbury and Chorlton AFC's new £66,263 real grass pitches at Hardy Farm, Chorlton, recently (Saturday 10 October 2015). The project was made possible thanks to a £43,263 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. 13/10/2015
  • Chris Heaton-Harris MP presenting a cheque to Crick AFC Chris Heaton-Harris MP welcomes new £200,000 changing rooms in CrickChris Heaton-Harris, MP for Daventry, was in Crick recently (Friday 9 October 2015), to present a £201,123 cheque from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund to Crick Parish Council and Crick Athletic Football Club. 13/10/2015
  • Prees FC unveiled new floodlights at first training session under the new lights Bright future for Shropshire-based football club as they unwrap £20,000 floodlight Prees-entPrees Cricket and Recreation Club officially unveiled their new portable floodlights recently (Friday 25 September), at Prees FC's first training session under the new lights. The lights cost £19,630 in total and were made possible thanks to a £9,815 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 29/09/2015
  • Brighton and Hove Albion FC players Connor Goldson and Rohan Ince opened Dorothy Stringer School's new 3G pitch Seagulls' stars open £670,000 3G pitch at Dorothy Stringer SchoolBrighton and Hove Albion FC players Connor Goldson and Rohan Ince officially opened Dorothy Stringer School's new £672,428 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) recently (Thursday 24 September 2015). The project was made possible thanks to a £399,479 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund. The fund provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities and is delivered by the Football Foundation. 28/09/2015
  • Market Road Pitches - Liam Brady opens Market Road pitches Arsenal legend Liam Brady opens £2.1m football hub in IslingtonFormer Arsenal midfielder Liam Brady was in Islington yesterday (Thursday 24 September 2015) to open a £2.1m football facility made possible thanks to grants from Arsenal FC, via the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, and Islington Council. 25/09/2015
  • Belper Leisure Centre New 3G AGP The FA Launches Grassroots SurveyThe FA has today launched the most comprehensive survey of grassroots football it has ever undertaken. Contributions are being sought from players, coaches, referees as well as the staff and volunteers that form the 400,000-strong grassroots football workforce, and will give the fullest picture yet of the experiences and views of those involved in the national game. 23/09/2015
  • Alex Bedford, Chief Operating Officer at the Cheshire FA, cuts the ribbon at All Hallows Catholic College alongside Mgr. Vladimir Felzmann, Catholic Chaplain for Sport and CEO JP2F4S (The John Paul II Foundation for Sport) and Tony Billings, Principa College says Hallow to new £1m facilities in MacclesfieldAlex Bedford, Chief Operating Officer at the Cheshire FA, officially opened All Hallows Catholic College's new £992,000 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) and changing pavilion recently (Friday 18 September). The facility was made possible thanks to a £499,900 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, and provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. 22/09/2015
  • Huish Episcopi Academy open their new 3G AGP Yeovil Ladies' star opens new £670,000 3G pitch at Huish Episcopi AcademyAnnie Heatherson, a striker for Yeovil Town Ladies FC, officially opened Huish Episcopi Academy's new £672,408 third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) recently (Friday 18 September). The project was made possible thanks to a £302,408 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, and provides grants towards developing new or refurbished grassroots football facilities. 22/09/2015
  • Football Foundation and Barclays scoop double gold at Corporate Engagement Awards!.jpg Football Foundation and Barclays scoop double gold at Corporate Engagement Awards!The Football Foundation's partnership with Barclays Spaces for Sport has received two awards at the 2015 Corporate Engagement Awards last night (Wednesday 16 September). The Foundation and Barclays received Gold in the Best Community Involvement During a CSR Programme and Best Sports and Leisure programme. 18/09/2015
  • Axminster gets new 3G AGP Axminster gets new £675,000 carpetThe FA has unveiled a new all-weather artificial grass pitch that will boost playing and coaching opportunities in East Devon and Dorset. 17/09/2015
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