Everton FC lands £4m loan from council for training ground revamp
Everton Football Club has received a £4m (US$5.3m, €4.8m) cash injection from Liverpool City Council to make improvements to its training ground, including the development of a new show pitch.
Top entertainment at the 2016 IOG Industry Awards
Simon Brodkin, aka Lee Nelson, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at this year’s IOG Industry Awards, the UK’s biggest annual celebration for groundsmanship.
The unseen work of football ground staff, who ensure the grass is always greener
While pitches at Euro 2016 have struggled to cope with unseasonably heavy rain, England’s dreary weather has made Premier League ground staff world experts.
DCMS committed to sport funding despite Brexit – although emergency Budget...
Government funding for Sport England and UK Sport is not expected to be cut as a result of the UK voting to leave the European Union – although the landscape could change if chancellor George Osbor
Sport England makes six new board appointments
Swimming World Champion Karen Pickering, Sported chief executive Chris Grant and Leicestershire County Cricket Club CEO Wasim Khan are among the six new appointments to Sport England’s board.
Government invests £10m in rugby league infrastructure as part of World Cup bid
The government has pledged to plough £10m (US$13.2m, €12m) into rugby league infrastructure in the north of England as part of a bid to host the 2021 World Cup.