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Goals Soccer Centres PLC
27 November 2015

Goals Soccer Centres PLC (the "Company")


Board Appointment


Goals Soccer Centres plc, the UK's premier operator of next generation outdoor 5-a-side soccer centres with 46 centres in the UK and one in Los Angeles, USA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Basing, age 53, as Deputy Chairman of the Company with immediate effect. Nick has also been appointed as Chairman of the Nomination Committee and will sit on the Remuneration and Audit Committee.


It is intended that Nick will step up to the role of Chairman, at the Company's next AGM in May 2016.


Keith Edelman, Chairman of Goals Soccer Centres, commented:


"Nick has a proven track record of managing and operating successful leisure companies and I look forward to working closely with him to ensure a smooth transition."


Nick Basing added:


"I am pleased to be joining the Board at this time. I shall work together with the management team and board to support the business and realise the company's potential. I have a single aim which is to increase value for shareholders."





Goals Soccer Centres plc

Tel: 01355 234 800

Keith Edelman, Chairman

Keith Rogers, Chief Executive

Bill Gow, Finance Director


Canaccord Genuity (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Tel: 020 7523 8350

Bruce Garrow

Chris Connors

Joe Weaving


Instinctif Partners

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Matthew Smallwood

Mark Reed

Guy Scarborough


The information required by Schedule 2 paragraph (g) in relation to the appointment of Nick Basing is as follows:


Nick Basing currently holds directorships at the following companies:



Indoor Bowling Equity Limited

Indoor Bowling Acquisitions Limited

Mundham Fox Limited

The Wimbledon Foundation

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited

The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Limited

Tenpin Limited

Georgica Limited

Essenden Limited



In addition, Nick has also held directorships at the following companies in the last five years:



The Tennis Foundation

Monkey Bizness Limited

Elegant Hotels Group Plc


Nick Basing was a Director of Gordon Prop Co 1 Limited and Gordon Prop Co 2 Limited, between November 2005 and May 2008. Gordon Prop Co 1 Limited was subsequently dissolved on 26 August 2008 and Gordon Prop Co 2 Limited was dissolved on 19 August 2008.


Nick Basing was also a Director of Chestnutbay Middleco Limited, between July 2008 and October 2008 and an administrator was appointed on 1 July 2009.


Monkey Bizness Limited, which Nick Basing joined as a Director in December 2010, was subject to a winding up order on 17 September 2012, whilst Nick was a Director of the Company.


Nick is currently a Director of Tenpin Limited, which completed a Voluntary Arrangement on 18 March 2013.


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Save as disclosed above, there are no further disclosures required to be made in respect of the appointment under Schedule 2(g) or Rule 17 of the AIM Rules for Companies.



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