Sport England

  1. Is Rishi Sunak’s Plan for Grassroots Football Enough?

    Is Rishi Sunak’s Plan for Grassroots Football Enough?
    Rishi Sunak has come out in support of grassroots football in the UK more than once since he became Chancellor. But when he made an appearance at Gunnersbury Park Sports Hub last month, there was cause for real optimism.  With more than 20 girls in attendance at Brentford FC Community Sports Trust’s new training facility, the Chancellor spoke of what...
  2. Liverpool to Get Four New FA-Funded Football Hubs

    Liverpool to Get Four New FA-Funded Football Hubs
    In 2014 the Football Association announced ambitious plans to build more than 15 so-called football hubs around the country. The FA wanted to transform the way football is played across England. What the FA really meant was that they had been shamed into doing something about rotting football facilities and the shocking state of municipal pitches around England. A total...
  3. Can the Government Shape the Future of English Football?

    Can the Government Shape the Future of English Football?
    As the Premier League continues to break revenue records, and the richest in the game continue to get richer, the minnows of English football continue to flirt with economic ruin. More than £5 billion will be pumped into the elite game over the next three years - and that’s just from TV revenues. Meanwhile, local clubs and football in the...

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