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Premier League Prize For Enterprise Champions

5 November 2015

Group Head To London and Meet Richard Scudamore

Blackpool FC Community Trust's winning National Premier League Enterprise Challenge team were back in London this week to relive their victory and spend time with Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore.

The Blackpool team won the National Premier League Enterprise Challenge in April 2015, beating more than 20 other clubs to be crowned Champions.

The group of four individuals, Dylan Nagliati, Nathan Kirk, Elliot Knight; and Jordan Huddart, travelled to the capital to enjoy the West End show Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, to spend some time in the city and attend the Premier League Offices to present their winning pitch to Richard Scudamore.

After the presentation the lads spent time discussing a range of topics with the Premier League CEO and gained valuable knowledge regarding successful job applications and businesses.

One of the team members, Elliot, said: "We really enjoyed the show and it was a great experience. Meeting Richard Scudamore and learning about his business experience was very inspiring."

Ashley Hackett, Head of Community at Blackpool FC Community Trust added: "This was a great opportunity for the lads to sit down with a very influential figure in the world of football and discuss their Enterprise idea and then further areas of his work and his experiences.

“We at the Trust are really proud of this group of lads, they have worked really hard and presented in a very professional way on more than one occasion. We are hoping that the successes of this group can inspire future participants in the Enterprise Challenge as well as other students in our education projects that anything is possible, when you work hard."

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