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