0 Walsall stars set to unveil £465k grassroots pitch

University of WolverhamptonA new £465,000 pitch for grassroots players is set to be unveiled at the University of Wolverhampton.

Walsall FC captain Adam Chambers and midfielder Erhun Oztumer, will perform the honours at the Walsall Campus in Gorway Road, next Wednesday.

The all-weather pitch, for students and local club players, is set to raise football participation in the area by 86 per cent.

The project was funded by a £465,047 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund - delivered by the Football Foundation.

Walsall FC Community Programme will also deliver sessions on-site, with a particular focus placed on leadership programmes, and raising participation in girls' and walking football.

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