can now play at the Manchester United club on a tarmac made of recycled rubber
from old tyre. Manchester Union partner Apollo Tyres, India’s leading tyre
manufacturer, is using 100pc recycled rubber from its own tyres to create the
surface for a new and modern community pitch within the Old Trafford premises.
first of the ‘Go the Distance’ pitches is adjacent to the Theatre of Dreams.
Here the local community will be able to test out and hone its football skills.
The pitch has been specifically designed around three key challenges
incorporating control, agility and accuracy.
Paracciani, Chief Marketing Officer, Apollo TyresL Ltd said that sustainability
is a key element of the company’s philosophy and it has found an innovative way
to use recycled rubber while at the same time is able to make a long-term
investment for the benefit of the local community. As a sponsor of Manchester
United, he said, the company wants to support the local community and the
construction of the first ‘Go the Distance’ pitch is proof of the company’s
commitment, he said.
Tyres has used roughly 10 tonnes of recycled rubber, an equivalent of 2200
tyres, for the community pitch at Old Trafford. Incidentally, the club’s world famous
reputation for nurturing talent dates back to the 1950s. With focus on youth
development, Manchester United continues to focus on the next generation of
talent under new manager Louis Van Gaal.
Picture of children at the Manchester
United community pitch for young footballers.
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