Ashley Hackett Joins EFL Trust Board

Blackpool Football Club and Blackpool Football Club Community Trust are pleased to announce Ashley Hackett’s appointment on to the Board of the EFL Trust, the charitable arm of the English Football League.

Following on from his exemplary leadership of the Club’s Community Trust over the past 12 years, Ashley will now become a nominated Trustee of the EFL Trust Board, where he will represent the nationwide network of Club Community Organisations.

On his appointment, Ashley said:

“I take great pride in being the first CCO Lead to join the Board of the EFL Trust and really look forward to working alongside other Board Members and the new Director of Community, Debbie Cook.

“This gives us a great opportunity to shape the future work the EFL, Clubs and their official charities can do to support their local communities.

“I think this appointment is a real testament to the great work our team at Blackpool FC Community Trust do, to bring genuine support to many issues our town faces. I hope this national opportunity will help raise our profile and bring even greater support moving forward.”

Chair of the EFL Trust Board, Liam Scully said:

“I am delighted to officially welcome Ashley to the Board, who I know will bring a wealth of experience and relevance to the role and have a deep understanding of the challenges facing the charitable organisations that we support.”