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AITC shortlisted for Business Awards

1 October 2013

Albion in the Community has been unveiled as one of the finalists for the 2013 Football Business Awards.

The awards ceremony, currently in its second year and held at Chelsea Football Club on November 7th, is the leading awards ceremony celebrating the business of football. AITC are one of only two club community schemes to be nominated in two different categories.

AITC Chief Executive Michael Edwards told, "We are thrilled to be nominated as a finalist for both the Best Community Scheme and Best Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme. The nominations are recognition for the efforts of our staff and the valuable contribution made by American Express to delivering an inspiring joint CSR programme."

Director of the Awards, Simon Burton added “Business and football are inextricably linked and on pitch performance needs to be matched by commercial achievement and acumen. Football clubs are economic drivers for their communities and football itself is one of the UK's greatest exports. The quality and diversity of the FBA entries never fails to inspire”.

AITC has been nominated alongside other leading names from the football world. For more information visit

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