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Thursday 15 March 2012

VAUXHALL ON COURSE FOR GRASS ROOTS FOOTBALL SHOW

Vauxhall Motors, sponsors of Home Nations football, has today announced that they will be showcasing their new Youth programmes at The Grass Roots Football Show.

Vauxhall, the lead sponsor for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, will have a significant presence at Europe's biggest grass roots football event which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from the 25th-27th May.

The Vauxhall Youth Arena will be central to the Show, where visitors will be able to enjoy a full programme of interactive demonstrations, including sessions featuring qualified FA coaches.

Vauxhall’s involvement follows the announcement that the FA has become a partner with The Grass Roots Football Show.

Chris Hornbuckle, Head of Sponsorship at Vauxhall, said; "The Grass Roots Football Show is the perfect platform for us to showcase our brand new youth football initiatives.

"As the lead sponsor of Home Nations football we are focused on supporting football from the Senior National teams right through to the grass roots and we are looking forward to sharing our youth initiatives with the football family at the NEC in May.”

Peter Ackerley, The FA Senior National Game Development Manager commented: “The FA is delighted to be supporting The Grass Roots Show 2012 in what is a particularly exciting year for grassroots football in this country.

“The FA and our partners are here to develop football for everyone and as such The Grass Roots Football Show is a great chance to show everyone the many ways they can get involved in our national game.”

The Grass Roots Football Show 2012 is the biggest football event of its kind in Europe and takes place at the NEC in Birmingham between 25th and 27th May.

Joanna Burns, Director of The Grass Roots Football Show, said; "We are delighted to announce that Vauxhall will be attending this year's show.

"Their ground breaking sponsorship of Home Nations football is a perfect fit for our multinational audience and there are some exciting plans for the Vauxhall Youth arena that will involve the youth initiatives from each of the Home Nations."

Tickets are now on sale for the show and you can buy one ticket and receive another absolutely free until the end of March!!

Tickets are priced at £12 for adults and £6 for under 16’s. Buy your tickets today at http://www.grassrootsfootball.co.uk/tickets/

For more information about The Grass Roots Football Show go to www.grassrootsfootball.co.uk

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