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Annual Review + 2011

Annual Review + 2011

Welcome to Annual Review +.

Annual Review + has been designed to bring the case studies of this year's Annual Review to life so you can learn more about how the Foundation's funding is helping projects all over the country. To find out more about Annual Review + please see the video below from our Chief Executive.


  • Ashbourne Aztecs FCAshbourne Aztecs FC, based in Derbyshire, received a Grow the Game grant for £5000. This will enable the club to create new Under-7, Under-9 and Under-10 teams.
  • Barclays Spaces for SportsBarclays and the Football Foundation have invested over £67million in the programme, with Barclays contribution of £37m representing the single biggest investment in community sport by a private company in the UK.
  • Bideford Blues and Appledore JFCBideford Blues and Appledore JFC in North Devon received a £192,248 grant from the Foundation to install a new state-of-the-art 3G artificial grass playing surface.
  • Extra TimeFunded by the Football Foundation and Sport Relief, the programme tackles three important issues for older people – physical health, emotional wellbeing and social isolation.
  • Mayor of LondonIn 2010, Mayor of London Boris Johnson tasked the Foundation with managing the facilities strand of his 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy for the capital.
  • Old Newton United FCSuffolk-based Old Newton United FC play their matches at a fourpitch site in the village centre. The pitches have been kept in excellent condition thanks to a piped drainage system that was installed in 2005 with the help of a small facility grant from the Foundation of £9,900.
  • Partington Sports Village at Broadoak SchoolFollowing a £1m grant from the Football Foundation, pupils and the wider community now benefit from a brand new full-size 3G artificial grass playing surface, with floodlights and fencing; a redeveloped 70m x 30m Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA); drainage and upgraded grass pitches; and a new changing pavilion with a coach education/meeting room and ICT sports suite. As well as massively boosting the area's sports provision, the development has been a key factor in regenerating this deprived part of Trafford.
  • Redhill School Football Development Centrethe new 3G artificial grass playing surface and changing rooms at Redhill School in Stourbridge – built with the help of £795,756 from the Foundation.
  • Wallsend Boys ClubThis year Wallsend Boys Club took control of its first ever football centre, thanks to a £850,000 grant from theFootball Foundation.
  • Warsash Wasps Sports and Football ClubWarsash Wasps Sports and Football Club was originally formed in 1977 to provide local children with a football team. With a £5,000 GtG grant from the Football Foundation the club has been able to grow so that there now is upwards of 400 players from age five to adult as members, fielding 11 Mini-Soccer teams, five girls' teams and 14 11-a-side teams.
  • Whittington ParkA Foundation facility grant of £722,925 has helped fund a new, floodlit 3G artificial grass pitch and changing rooms, with an environmentally conscious roof, at Whittingdon Park in the built-up North London borough of Islington.

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