Opening of Hythe Pavilion – Football Foundation Funded

It’s always great to get asked to the opening of a facility we’ve helped fund. So last Saturday it was a pleasure to be at the opening of the new cricket and football pavilion at Hythe in Kent. This £850,000 building was part funded by a grant of £450,000 from the Football Foundation.  PLC wrote the Football Development Plan and contributed to the business plan which were key...

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CCPR Facilities Review

We were very pleased to be invited to submit evidence to the CCPR facilities review earlier this year.  This was chaired by the BBC’s John Inverdale who is as nice in the flesh as he is on the screen. Our main comments were that there are actually enough indoor sports facilities to meet local needs but there is a shortage of specialist facilities such as gymnastic centres and indoor...

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Everton – Twice!

The word unique is so overused it’s a cliche, but it was totally appropriate on Wednesday 4th August 2010 when Everton played Everton at Goodison Park.  The “other” Everton were from Vina del Mar in Chile a club established in 1909 by some British sailors of outstanding good taste. After many years of trying the Ruleteros Society managed to arrange a fixture between the...

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