Football Focus Issue 75 - Page 4

About US FOLLOW US ONLINE TWITTER.COM/FOOTYFOCUSMAG About Us Based in Gateshead in the North East of England, PPL produces four UK magazines as well as the recently launched Australia/New Zealand version of Sport in Profile. Our five titles are Cricket Club, Football Focus, Rugby Club, Sport in Profile and Sport in Profile ANZ. ISSUE 74 Football Focus Magazine is committed to providing the footballing world with a platform from which to share ideas, best practice and information with content provided by many leading figures within the industry including Chairman, CEO’s, Presidents and Managers of some of the top sporting establishments worldwide. EAST KILBRIDE THISTLE A major part of what we do is providing grassroots clubs with a chance to highlight the work they are carrying out with a focus on community involvement, youth development, sound financial planning and sporting success. The crucial role that these establishments play in the industry cannot be overstated and they regularly provide stories of astounding commitment, dedication and integrity. € 8.20 / £6.95 Making fine progress in recent years HERTFORD TOWN PRESTWICH HEYS Building on a positive pre-season Secured promotion last season FARINGDON TOWN Playing a vital role in their local community ISSUE I SSUE 15 14 I SSUE 47 ISSUE 74 BRISTOL FLYERS CRICKHOWELL Building from their play-off position last season LEICESTER LIONS NARBERTH Enjoying growing numbers at the club One of the oldest clubs in Wales AMERSHAM AND CHILTERN CANVEY ISLAND Targeting growth on and off the track TIDEFORD Competing in the Cornish Cricket League New coaching team in place for 2017/18 MURTON Playing an important role in their local community Clinched promotion last season TRURO The latest with Jonathan Wyatt OLD CRANLEIGHAN ARCTIC QUEST In buoyant mood at the moment The latest with Vickie Pullin CORBRIDGE E xciting plans for the future € 8.20 / £6.95 € 8.20 / £6.95 Editor’s Welcome It is great to see that England have confirmed their place at the World Cup and while they will be eager to improve their recent record there they have completed the first step comprehensively. The latest edition of Football Focus Magazine looks at Middlesbrough Women as Matthew Hutchinson tells us of their plans for promotion. Meanwhile, the Football Foundation continues to help clubs up and down the country with Dennis Irwin recently opening new facilities at the Manchester Health Academy. We also catch up with a number of clubs in the grass roots game including Maltby Main - the little club with a big heart, and Rutherford AFC who are progressing on the back of a superb set up behind the scenes. This issue also covers impressive youth set ups at Bedale Juniors, St Just Youth and Delaford Colts. We are always keen to hear from anyone with a story to tell so whether you wish to promote a business, a club, individuals, initiatives or products please do not hesitate to contact our editorial team at or call me directly on 0191 447 8383. Yours in Sport Jamie Seymour 4 Issue 75 £6.95