Forest net over £240k thanks to The Nottingham
The next generation of talent in England’s City of Football – Nottingham – is to benefit from a contribution of £241,000 from The Nottingham Building Society.
The money was presented at Nottingham Forest’s home game against Leeds United.
Accompanied by our mascot Robin Hood, Chief Operating Officer of The Nottingham Simon Taylor (right of photo) presented the substantial cheque to Paul Faulkner (second left), Forest’s Chief Executive, and Gary Brazil, Academy Manager (left).
The Nottingham has been in partnership with Forest, and contributing to the Academy’s development, since an affinity account was launched in 2006.
Since then a total of over £350,000 has been given to the Academy – with this year’s amount the largest to date.
The money will help pay for Academy coaching equipment, kit and travel costs. Academy Manager Gary Brazil said: “The Nottingham Building Society supports the running of the Academy across the board.”
Simon Taylor added: “It’s really exciting to make such a positive investment in the next generation of local sporting heroes. I am looking forward to the partnership between The Nottingham Building Society and Nottingham Forest growing during the rest of the season.”