Perform at St George’s Park have been awarded with a prestigious industry award for their innovative work within elite football.
The leading sports medicine and human performance centre, based at The FA National Training Centre, has been named Best Business Serving Football (up to £2m turnover) at the annual Football Business Awards.
Panel judges named Perform at St George’s Park the winner after viewing their impressive portfolio of services, including: the provision of an optimal training base for the England football squads; injury rehabilitation of players and ex-professionals through the PFA scheme; a comprehensive healthcare service for members of the League Managers Association; and an injury management programme for professional football officials.
Running for the third year, the Football Business Awards’ judging panel included top figures from around the sporting world such as League Managers Association CEO Richard Bevan and Bruce Buck, Chelsea FC Chairman.
Fifa.com (Best Use of Technology) and Nottingham Forest FC (Best Club Marketing Campaign) were also amongst the winners on the night.
Perform Director Phil Horton commented: “Perform at St George’s Park are absolutely delighted to be named Best Business Serving Football up to £2m turnover. This Football Business Award is recognition for all the hard work the Perform team puts in to offer an excellent service to all our clients from the footballing industry.
“I’d like to thank the Perform and wider St George’s Park team as well as our partners in football – The FA, the League Managers Association, the Players Football Association and Professional Game Match Officials Limited.”
David Sheepshanks CBE, Chairman of St George’s Park, added: "These Football Business Awards are so important to the industry and the recognition that they bring to the leading operators in their various fields like Perform at St George’s Park is invaluable.”
“It is not only the many, diverse elements that comprise the business of football that make it so compelling but also the constant need to adapt and change, to embrace the continual advances in sports science and technology that keep it so vibrant."
Based at St George’s Park, The FA National Training Centre in Burton, Perform offer a range of sports medicine and fitness services at their state-of-the-art facility. They welcome all the England football teams, from junior to senior level.
For more information about the facilities and services on offer at Perform at St George’s Park call 01283 576333.