Name: Matt Webster 

Profession: Company Director 

Position(s) Held for the Club: Coach and Chairman

Length of Time in Position: Coaching at Thurlby for 12 years 

What do you enjoy most / least about the role you play for the club? Child development and seeing new

friendship groups formed. Least – aggressive behaviour 

Coaching Qualification(s): Level 1 

Why did you join Thurlby Tigers FC? My son had in interest and I was cajoled into coaching by one of the club founders

How long have you been associated to and volunteering for the club? 13 years 

 

What is your favourite Tigers memory? Seeing a child with learning difficulties who played for my team score a wonder goal and his celebration afterwards…priceless.

 

What Professional Team do you Support? Leicester City

 

Who did / do you play football for? Mostly Kings Cliffe 

 

Biggest game you've ever played in or coached? Played- County final 

 

Coaching or Playing? And Why? – play as long as you can because you will miss it when you stop, coaching is a close second and very worthwhile.

 

Who is/was your footballing hero? Gary Lineker

 

What three things would you take on a desert island and why? Soap - need to keep clean, a mirror – not for vanity, when ready to leave it makes a good reflector for passing boats, box of matches- nothing like a good camp fire.

Meet Matt Webster, our club Chairman