That begins with tonight’s go to of Leicester, a aspect who’ve regarded extremely robust this season beneath Brendan Rodgers and can be looking for to bounce again from a defeat at dwelling to Arsenal on Sunday. It’s a measure of their current successes that the 3-1 defeat to the Gunners was seen as a shock consequence to many in soccer.
Leicester’s transition from a provincial Championship membership to Premier League champions beneath the King Energy group’s possession supplies a terrific blueprint for golf equipment like us, with the Foxes reminding everybody that it’s potential to tackle the massive boys, and win.
Whereas the heroics on the 2015-16 season might not be repeated anytime quickly, it exhibits we will all dare to dream. With Leicester and West Ham at present occupying the Champions League qualification locations, this Premier League season has been extra aggressive than ever, and it will be nice to see the outdated order shaken up.
Away from the motion on the pitch, this week the membership commenced the seek for a brand new Chief Government Officer, after Neil Hart suggested me of his want to pursue new alternatives.
With the numerous affect of the Covid-19 pandemic, the final yr has concerned a number of challenges in overseeing a Premier League soccer membership, and I’d prefer to recognise Neil for all the work he’s finished at Burnley and in the area people and want him the perfect in his future endeavours .
As a part of our plans for the long run, you will have been invited to contribute to a brand new on-line survey, under, which is an preliminary alternative for my group and I to study extra from supporters.
As newcomers to the membership and the native space, the info collected from the survey can be extremely helpful to assist us perceive our membership’s viewers extra, and id areas that you just really feel the membership can enhance on. I do hope you’ll discover time to finish the survey and have an opportunity of successful some nice prizes, too.
Final week additionally noticed some optimistic information from the federal government, with the Prime Minister asserting the UK’s roadmap to exit lockdown.
I’m certain that like me, you had been delighted to listen to a scheduled date for the return of grassroots sport and large-scale public occasions ought to coronavirus circumstances proceed to say no, and the robust vaccine rollout proceed.
Given the fixture record, that date might come too late for us, however our focus is firmly on getting Turf Moor ready for a full return of supporters in the summertime, which can be a really big day for this membership and one thing we should always all stay up for.
Earlier than then, I do know you’ll be cheering on the Clarets from dwelling.
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