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New changing room block.

Malvern Town FC are pleased to announce that plans to redevelop the Langland Stadium in time for the 2019/20 season by Malvern Hills District Council and the Club are in train.

Project 2020 will see the installation of one of the most advanced artificial grass pitches (AGP) in the country that will only feature football markings to meet the ‘FIFA Quality Pro’ standard and to ensure the highest playing performance can be achieved. In addition, new modern fit for purpose changing rooms for both players and officials will be provided by extending the clubhouse. …


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L-R Martin Shuttlewood, Lee Hooper, Dene Whittal-Williams, Tony Allen, Keith Chaplin, Donna Parker, Chris Pinder and Carl Pitt.

Official Press Release — 11 January 2018

Malvern Town FC are pleased to announce the appointment of seven new directors, forming a new board to oversee the running of the club, currently still in contention for winning the West Midland Premier league title.

The new board comprises primarily of local businesspeople from a range of industries, all with a wealth of skills, contacts and experience that will be invaluable for driving the club’s upward progression. Chris Pinder is redistributing his shareholding to be split equally between the new directors in order to ensure a fair and democratic system of decision making. The new directors are Keith Chaplin, Lee Hooper, Donna Parker, Carl Pitt, Adrian Platt, Martin Shuttlewood and Dene Whittal-Williams. …


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4-years as MTFC Chairman

It’s approaching four years since I took over at Malvern Town FC, originally as a duo with Ted Grizzell, but for most of that time as sole director and shareholder. Looking back at newspaper articles from 2013, I said the takeover plan was to rescue the “debt-stricken club being forced to lose it’s ground”, to “turn the club around… spruce up the clubhouse” and make MTFC “a more attractive proposition for players and sponsors”.

Under my tenure, I’m proud to say the club’s burdensome debt to HMRC has been settled and MTFC now operates in a financially viable manner. Our stadium was saved and secured from the reach of developers, successfully registered as an ‘asset of community value’. The entire ground has benefited from significant refurbishment and investment, including the clubhouse, changing rooms and playing pitch surface. Pride has been restored in MTFC and the club is demonstrably at the heart of the local community, hosting many charity groups and events for all sorts of people, young and old. …

About

Chris Pinder

Founder an investor in tech companies & Chairman of Malvern Town FC.

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