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Football: Wingate & Finchley to use new all-weather pitch in Hadley Wood

PUBLISHED: 13:00 30 November 2017

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks was present to open a new all-weather pitch that will be used by Wingate & Finchley (pic: Martin Addison)

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks was present to open a new all-weather pitch that will be used by Wingate & Finchley (pic: Martin Addison)

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Bostik Premier club Wingate & Finchley have a new facility to look forward to after an all-weather pitch was unveiled in Hadley Wood.

The Blues will be one of four clubs to benefit from the new facility, which received a grant of over £500,000 from the Premier League and FA Facilities fund.

With the opening of the new pitch, Wingate hope to re-establish their women’s team as well form a disability team.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks was among a number of famous faces present for the opening.

And the England international believes Wingate and the local area will received plenty of benefits from the new pitch.

“This new pitch is obviously going to have a great effect on the amount and quality of football played here,” said the 21-year-old.

“Local grassroots clubs are really lucky to get access to this! I’ve played on some great surfaces, so I know what a difference this can make to your game.

“I’m so pleased to see money from the Premier League and FA Facilities Fund being used to deliver facilities like this.”

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