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Decision details

Football in Wrexham County Borough

Decision maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is subject to call in?: Yes


RESOLVED -  That the Head of Environment and Planning, in consultation with the Lead Member for Place - Environment and Transport and Lead Member for People, Youth Services and Anti-Poverty, be authorised to develop the pilot football hubs in partnership with Football Association of Wales (Trust) and North East Wales Football Association.


Reasons for decision


(i)           A strategic approach in partnership with footballing organisations, utilising their expertise and knowledge, should result in better football outcomes, stronger, more successful clubs, better facilities and more women and girls participating in the sport.    


(ii)          Developing better football facilities in schools, in partnership with clubs, the Education Department and governing bodies, should encourage more young people to participate in the sport.


(iii)      A robust strategy for the management of football facilities will ensure a more resilient future for the game in Wrexham and the wider North Wales region.

Publication date: 09/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2019 - Executive Board

Effective from: 17/01/2019

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