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  • Clive Betts MP joins Lord Mayor of Sheffield  to open £7m Sheffield football hub Clive Betts MP joins Lord Mayor of Sheffield to open £7m Sheffield football hubClive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East, joined The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Cllr. Anne Murphy, to officially open the St George's Park Westfield sports hub at the Isobel Bowler Sports Ground recently (Saturday 2 December). It is named after the much-loved local Councillor, Isobel Bowler, who passed away in 2016. The sports ground that now bears her name is in the ward she represented, Mosborough. Her Mother, Sarah, was present at the official unveiling. 06/12/2017
  • Local fundraising hero opens Hepworth United FC’s new changing pavilion Local fundraising hero opens Hepworth United FC's new changing pavilionHepworth local Nick Thatcher who has raised more than £110,000 in memory of his late son, a former Hepworth United FC player officially opened Hepworth United FC's state-of-the-art new changing pavilion in West Yorkshire yesterday (Sunday 3 December), thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 04/12/2017
  • George Salter Academy unveils two brand new all-weather pitches in West Bromwich George Salter Academy unveils two brand new all-weather pitches in West BromwichThe Deputy Mayor of Sandwell, Cllr. Susan Eaves, officially opened two state-of-the-art all-weather pitches at George Salter Academy yesterday (Wednesday 29 November), thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 30/11/2017
  •  Former Bantam Jacobs opens cracker of a new facility Former Bantam Jacobs opens cracker of a new facilityWayne Jacobs, former Bradford City FC defender and current Chair of Active Bradford, officially opened the University of Bradford's upgraded community sports hub yesterday (Wednesday 29 November). The project was made possible thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 30/11/2017
  • Rt Hon. Dame Rosie Winterton MP delighted to open Donny’s new all-weather pitch Rt Hon. Dame Rosie Winterton MP delighted to open Donny's new all-weather pitchThe Rt Hon. Dame Rosie Winterton, MP for Doncaster Central, officially opened Doncaster Rovers FC's new state-of-the-art all-weather pitch at their Club Doncaster Sports Village recently (Saturday 25 November). This follows a jointly funded project between the owners of Doncaster Rovers FC and a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 29/11/2017
  • Sky Sports’ Geoff Shreeves joined by Harry Winks and former Gunner Smith to unveil new all-weather pitch Sky Sports' Geoff Shreeves joined by Harry Winks and former Gunner Smith to unveil new all-weather pitchGeoff Shreeves, Sky Sports presenter, was joined by former England and Arsenal FC striker, Alan Smith, and Tottenham Hotspur FC midfielder, Harry Winks, to officially open a state-of-the-art all-weather pitch for Hadley Wood Sports Trust yesterday (Thursday 23 November). The new facility was made possible by a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 24/11/2017
  • Tottenham Hotspur FC Ambassador Ledley King unveils new all-weather pitch Tottenham Hotspur FC Ambassador Ledley King unveils new all-weather pitchTottenham Hotspur FC Ambassador Ledley King officially opened a state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) for the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) yesterday (Wednesday 22 November). 23/11/2017
  • Chris Matheson MP delighted to unveil Blacon High School’s all-weather pitch Chris Matheson MP delighted to unveil Blacon High School's all-weather pitchChris Matheson, MP for the City of Chester, officially opened Blacon High School's brand new all-weather pitch recently (Friday 17 November), made possible by a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 21/11/2017
  • Brand new all-weather pitch unveiled at Enfield Playing Fields Brand new all-weather pitch unveiled at Enfield Playing FieldsCllr. Christine Hamilton, Mayor of Enfield, was joined by Cllr. Daniel Anderson, Enfield Council's Cabinet Member for Environment, and Cllr. Ayfer Orhan, Cabinet Member for Education, Children's Services and Protection, to officially open a new all-weather pitch at Enfield Playing Fields yesterday (Monday 20 November). The pitch was made possible thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 21/11/2017
  • Capture.PNG Premier League Fans Fund helps refugees attend Sheffield United FC matchesThe Premier League Fans Fund is a commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations which improve the relationship between fans and their clubs, the way football supporters engage with each other and fans' experience of the game. With the support of the Fund, Football Unites Racism Divides (FURD) and Sheffield United FC used a common love of football to offer hope to some of the city's refugee population. 17/11/2017
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