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Today we speak with Burwood Football Club President and Life Member Andrew (Andy) McVeigh.
Celebrating its 50th in 2021, Burwood Football Club has grown from two teams in 1971 playing at Blair Park to over 700 players in 2020 and 2 home grounds in Blair Park and Centenary Park.
Over the last decade, Andy has made a huge impact in improving the community football experience at Burwood Football Club including securing unprecedented funding to upgrade and build fabulous world class facilities including Centenary Pavilion in 2017 and increasing Burwood’s female football footprint and raising the bar in junior football development.
As you will hear in the podcast, Andy is a well-travelled and passionate footballer, volunteer and administrator. He’s also a world champion, having won the 2009 World Masters Games Gold Medal as Player and Team Manager for the Burwood Over 50s dream team.