• – Been a football spectator since the age of seven.
    – Played in most of the UK’s stadiums during a 16-year professional career.
    – Represented England on 4 occasions at u23 level.
    – Been commercial manager at a non-league football club, Colne Dynamoes.
    – As CEO, masterminded the McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield.
    – Introduced professional football and rugby league in the same stadium, on the same pitch.
    – Received the ‘Building of the Year’ award in 1995.
    – Whilst CEO, Huddersfield Town FC are promoted into the Championship.
    – Organised numerous Stadium Rock Concerts.
    – Became CEO at the Reebok Stadium during its conception.
    – Whilst CEO, Bolton Wanderers are promoted into the Premiership.
    – Has negotiated 5 major multi-million pound ‘naming rights’ contracts.
    – Became Commercial Director of the new Wembley Stadium in 2000.
    – Was CEO at The Ricoh Arena, Coventry.
    – Went on to become Managing Director of Coventry City Football Club.
    – Has negotiated over £100 million in sponsorship agreements.
    – Invented and patented ‘StadiArena’ in 2006.
    – Awarded the MBE for services to football in 2007.
    – 2008 returns to Burnley Football Club as Chief Executive.
    – 2009 Burnley are promoted back into the Premiership after a 33 years wait.
    – Co Founder and Director of the worlds first Football University UCFB, University College of Football Business (now at Wembley, Etihad and Real Madrid).
    – Consultant to new stadiums in: Ahmedabad India, São Paulo Brazil, Philadelphia USA and others.
    – Author of numerous books, including ‘The Seven Go£den Secrets of a Successful Stadium’.

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