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South Shields Football Club

Status: Extended

Oct 19th 2020 - Nov 30th 2020

South Shields Football Club aims to break into the Football League (FL). Between 1919 and 1930, South Shields had a club which at times thrived in the second tier of the FL. In 2020, the club successfully steered its way through the challenges of the COVID-19 lockdown by taking advantage of the grants available from the government and executing other fundraising activities. The club feels the experience has made them stronger and more determined than ever to achieve their long term goals. It will use 62% of the investment to replace its stadium's current dilapidated pitchside barrier with new ones and 38% as working capital that it will use through the next 12 months as it moves towards a sustainable model.

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South Shields Football Club Rating Review

Rated on 22/10/2020

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  • £379,025
  • 151%
    of goal


    pre-money valuation

    equity available


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    company number

    company status

    incorporated 1 years

    Previous Funding rounds
    19 Oct 20 Seedrs £379,025 / 152% 61.67%

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Management 77%

Skills 91%
The Chairman leads the management team of South Shields Football Club. He is an expert in contract management, new business development, operation management, business analysis, service delivery, account management and energy audits. The Managing Director has knowledge of raising investment, restructuring, and day to- day financial controls and management. He has been heavily instrumental in driving the strategy and delivery of the stadium development. The Vice-Chairman is skilled in strategic planning, business restructuring and business development. One of the First-Team Joint Manager is the most respected coaches in non-league football, holds a UEFA A Licence. Another First-Team Joint Manager is currently a coach and manager. He won promotion and the FA Vase with North Shields and repeated that in his first season with South Shields, with two other trophies also clinched in the same campaign. The Head of Professional Development was a key part of the squad which won four trophies in the 2016/17 season and followed that up with another league championship a year later. He holds a UEFA B Licence and a full Youth Award. The Academy Manager holds a UEFA B Licence and an MSc degree in Sports Coaching. He is a specialist in football coach and scout and three times he won national championships with his teams. The Head of Youth Performance and Development has studied a postgraduate MSc Sport Coaching degree. He is a Level 4 qualified coach with additional qualifications in coach education and adult mentoring. The Media Officer holds a first-class honours degree in Sports Journalism and also won a national award in 2016 as the Johnston Press Trainee Journalist of the Year. The Head of Foundation is skilled in increasing the Club’s social impact on the health and well-being of the community.


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