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  • Boro defender Gibson unveils Laurence Jackson School’s new all-weather pitch Football Foundation and Playfinder team up to revolutionise organising football matchesThe Football Foundation, the largest sports charity in the UK, has teamed up with Playfinder to roll out its innovative booking portal for community football venues. 14 August 2018
  • Wellfield School Grant Announcement Wellfield School awarded funding for 3G football pitch projectSome good news has been announced for community sport in East Durham. Wellfield School have been awarded a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund to install a new all-weather football pitch. 06 August 2018
  • Lord Pendry impressed by anticipated 277% increase in football participation at new all-weather facility in Dukinfield Lord Pendry impressed by anticipated 277% increase in football participation at new all-weather facility in DukinfieldMore than 140 children attending a free Manchester City school holiday camp watched on as Lord Pendry, President of the Football Foundation and Jonathan Reynolds, MP for Stalybridge and Hyde, opened a state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at Astley Sports Village recently (Friday 3 August). The new facility was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 06 August 2018
  • New community facility in Walsall to support huge growth in the local game New community facility in Walsall to support huge growth in the local gameEddie Hughes, MP for Walsall North was on hand to open a state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) for Sporting Khalsa Community Facilities Ltd. in Staffordshire recently (Saturday 14 July).Their new facility, at the Aspray Arena in Willenhall, was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund delivered by the Football Foundation. 17 July 2018
  • New all-weather facility at John Henry Newman Catholic College expected to create 471% increase in participation New all-weather facility at John Henry Newman Catholic College expected to create 471% increase in participationA state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) was officially opened by Charlie Fogarty MBE at John Henry Newman Catholic College recently (Thursday 12 July). The new facility was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 17 July 2018
  • Huge multi-pitch football hub in Cheshire unveiled by Justin Madders MP and Mark Palios Huge multi-pitch football hub in Cheshire unveiled by Justin Madders MP, Dave Edmunds and Mark PaliosJustin Madders, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston officially unveiled two new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitches (AGP) for Vauxhall Motors Sports & Social Club recently (Friday 13 July). He was joined by Tranmere Rovers FC Chairman Mark Palios, who was impressed with the club's future aspirations thanks to the new facilities. 17 July 2018
  • Former Bolton striker Kevin Davies opens new all-weather surface at local school Former Bolton striker Kevin Davies opens new all-weather surface at Bolton schoolKevin Davies, Bolton Wanderers all-time Premier League leading goalscorer was on-hand to officially open a third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) for Ladybridge High School recently (Wednesday 11 July). The new facility was made possible thanks to investment from Bolton Council and the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 12 July 2018
  • Football participation on the rise in Warrington thanks to new all-weather facility Football participation on the rise in Warrington thanks to new all-weather facilityA state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) was officially opened at Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub recently (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July) with a celebratory football tournament. The new facility was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 10 July 2018
  • Nigel Adkins Friends of Pelican Park praised by Hull City boss AdkinsFriends of Pelican Park celebrated their pitch improvement project in Hull, made possible by investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, during a two-day Sports Festival recently (Saturday 30 June). The grant has been delivered by the Football Foundation, the nation's largest sports charity. 06 July 2018
  • Jesse Norman MP impressed by new hub for community football at The Hereford Academy Jesse Norman MP impressed by new hub for community football at The Hereford AcademyJesse Norman, MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire, officially unveiled a new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at The Hereford Academy recently (Friday 29 June 2018). He was joined on the day by Jonathan Walker, Chief Executive of the Herefordshire FA, who was similarly pleased to see the facility officially opened. 02 July 2018
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