Manchester City have linked up with two Manchester institutions to announce a 10 year partnership designed to enhance the sporting and educational legacy in the city, reports www.fcbusiness.co.uk. Manchester City FC (MCFC), Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and Manchester City Council (MCC) will work together for the next decade across a variety of programmes.
The wide ranging partnership will allow the organisations to share expertise in education, CSR, community relations, commercial knowledge and infrastructure development. The relationship builds on their existing strengths and will create a unique platform for elite sport development and community engagement.
Work will begin immediately to design new educational pathways for male and female City players and to develop career development programmes for MMU students. Projects in other areas will begin in the coming months.
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