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Tim Rotheram

Arena Player Profile – Tim Rotheram

Arena Football Player Profiles

Player name:  Tim Rotheram

Team/s: El Diablo, 5 Lions, Hunter Wild Boys & The Trotters

Position: Striker

How long have you played football at USN Bolton Arena?

For well over 10 years now.

What are your top 3 sports to watch and participate in?

Football, Cricket & American Football

Which football team do you support?

Bolton Wanderers

From the wider world of sport, what’s your favourite sporting memory?

Has to be Kevin Davies scoring the equaliser, for Bolton, against Bayern Munich in the Europa League.

Who are your sporting heroes/favourite players (3 names max)?

Kevin Davies, Freddie Flintoff & Andrew Beavan

If you could choose to have scored any goal in the history of football, which one would it be? E.G. Beckham vs Greece.

Frank Worthington’s wonder goal vs Ipswich in 1979.

Answering honestly, what are the strongest & weakest parts of your game (football)?

Strongest: Intelligent football brain with an eye for a killer pass.

Weakest: Sadly my left leg is just for standing on but it helps with balance

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Arena Football Player Profile: Tyler Hill

Arena Football Player Profiles

Player name:  Tyler Hill

Team/s: Salt n Pepe and Horwich St Marys

Position: Left sided player

How long have you played football at USN Bolton Arena?

Six years

What are your top 3 sports to watch and participate in?

Football & badminton (participating) and gymnastics (watching/coaching

Which football team do you support?

Bolton Wanderers FC

From the wider world of sport, what’s your favourite sporting memory?

Playing in Spain on tour with Horwich St Marys U16s. Highlight being the match vrs FC Corbera.

Who are your sporting heroes/favourite players (3 names max)?

Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jay Jay Okocha.

If you could choose to have scored any goal in the history of football, which one would it be? E.G. Beckham vs Greece.

Lionel Messi’s solo goal vrs Getafe.

Answering honestly, what are the strongest & weakest parts of your game (football)?

Strongest: dribbling and short passing game.

Weakest: heading and tackling.

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Gym Challenge: The Ultimate Member

Do you come to the gym often? Take part in a variety of different activities? Consider yourself  to be a gym hero? Well June could very well be your month.

Next month we will be running an “Ultimate Member” gym challenge where you’ll get the chance to accrue points taking part in a number of different gym activities.

Not only will you get the title of USN Bolton Arena’s Ultimate Member, but we’ve also put up some great prizes. We have a 1st place prize of £50 worth of shopping vouchers for the member with the most points and a raffle prize for everyone that completes four out of six activities.

The different activities include a studio class, an active session, an outdoor session, a programme review, attending the gym and liking us on Facebook. Once you have completed four, you’ll go into the prize draw for the chance to win £30 worth of shopping vouchers.

If you want to win it though, you’ll have to rack up the points by attending lots of activities. Here’s the break down of the points on offer:

Activity Points
Programme Review 2
Active Gym Session 2
Gym Visits 1
Boot Camp 15
Run Club 15
Tennis Court Booking 20
Walk Group 15
Zumba 5
Body Pump 4
Adrenaride 5
Body Combat 3
Yoga 8
Yoga/Pilates mix 6
Step/Body Step 4
Insanity 7
Circuits 7
Trim & Tone 4
Boogie Bounce 15
Clubbercise 9
Ab Blast 4
15 Minute Abs 3
Body Attack 3
Boxfit 5

 

Does it sound like a challenge that you would like to take on? If so all you need to do is speak to a member of the gym team to register. Don’t leave it too late though, as entry for the challenge closes on 31st May.

For more information call 01204 488118.

Chris McCrory

Arena Football Player Profile: Christian McCrory

Arena Football Player Profiles

Player name:  Christian McCrory

Team/s: AFC Thatchers, Enjoy The Possession, FC Santos, (too many over the years)

Position: Attack

How long have you played football at USN Bolton Arena?

9 years, first in the junior format back in 2008.

What are your top 3 sports to watch and participate in?

Golf, Football, Table Tennis.

Which football team do you support?

Manchester United

From the wider world of sport, what’s your favourite sporting memory?

Tiger Woods chip in on 16, 2005 US masters.

Who are your sporting heroes/favourite players (3 names max)?

Paul Scholes, Michael Carrick, Xavi.

If you could choose to have scored any goal in the history of football, which one would it be? E.G. Beckham vs Greece.

Paulo Di-Canio bicycle kick vs Wimbledon. Fabulous technique.

Answering honestly, what are the strongest & weakest parts of your game (football)?

Strongest: Both Footed, Passing, finesse finish.

Weakest: strength on and off the ball, pace.

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Arena Football Player Profile: Carl Edwards

Arena Football Player Profiles

Player name: Carl Edwards

Team/s: It’s Going to Get Messi, Player pool, Special Ones, 99 Problems but a Pitch Ain’t One & Deane FC.

Position (GK, DEF, ATT): Attacking Mid’

How long have you played football at USN Bolton Arena?

13 years with a number of different teams and in a number of different leagues across 5s, 6s, 7s, MUGA & 11s.

What are your top 3 sports to watch and participate in?

Football, Boxing & Snooker

Which football team do you support?

Newcastle United

From the wider world of sport, what’s your favourite sporting memory?

England winning the Rugby World Cup 2003. It’s hard to match that in any other sport.

Who are your sporting heroes/favourite players (3 names max)?

Alan Shearer, Ronnie O’Sullivan & Floyd Mayweather

If you could choose to have scored any goal in the history of football, which one would it be? E.G. Beckham vs Greece.

World cup winning goal for England in 1966

Answering honestly, what are the strongest & weakest parts of your game (football)?

Strongest: Footwork, vision, playing the killer pass & strength of shot.

Weakest: Tracking my man, temperament, get too relaxed when amongst good players.

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Apprenticeships For A Great Future

ONE of the area’s best-known companies is looking for apprentices to embark on a brilliant career.

Stateside Foods, which is based in Westhoughton, already has an enviable reputation as an employer with a history of providing positive career paths for its staff.

It also has a well-established Apprentice Scheme which is designed to give individuals the opportunity to gain real experience in a vibrant and busy production environment.

Successful applicants will work in all key areas of the business while actively working towards a degree qualification and earning a competitive salary, all without student debt.

The company want their apprentices to gain knowledge and leadership skills that will allow them to deliver future business objectives and ensure excellent product standards.

The Apprenticeship Scheme is for four years and offers the chance to earn an Honours Degree in Business Management at Manchester Metropolitan University, a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership and full CMI Chartered Manager status – all while undertaking various placements in the business.

Employment at Stateside Foods not only offers a highly competitive salary and comprehensive training but also many benefits which include free gym membership at the USN Bolton Arena. So you’re gaining a fit career for the future while getting fit at the same time!

To find out more about these first-class apprenticeships go to http://www.stateside-foods.co.uk/working-with-us/apprenticeships, or contact the company’s recruitment team on 01942 841200 or email apprenticeships@stateside-foods.co.uk

 

AC Milads

Meet The Team: AC Milads

This year we have started to highlight the teams playing in our football leagues. If you would like your team to be featured, get in touch by emailing us on football@boltonarena.com. This month it’s the turn of…

League – Currently Thursday 7s Premier League.
Team Name – AC Milads
Manager – Nick Holt and ‘AJ’ Murray
Appearances – 10+ years. Nick & Co started with us as teenagers, some of this group even played in our Friday junior section. Pound for pound one of our top 5 sides. Between them they’ve won all their is to win at Arenaland at 5-a-side, 6-a-side and 7-a-side.

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Let’s Move For A Better World Challenge 2017

It’s back! Technogym’s popular gym challenge, Let’s Move For A Better World, returns to the Arena 13th – 31st March.

The challenge works by recording members MOVES (measurements of physical activity, collected by training on Technogym cardio and strength equipment connected to the MyWellness cloud) collectively as a club. Our MOVES are then tallied against other clubs around the UK, with the winning club receiving the grand prize of Technogym equipment. It’s a challenge that all members can get involved with, just jump on a piece of cardio equipment and get MOVing.

As a club we won the challenge back in 2014. We were then able to donate thousands of pounds worth of Technogym gym equipment to Rivington and Blackrod High School.

We are also offering individual prizes. Everyone who enters the challenge will be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes! Last year we gave away free gym memberships, gift vouchers and daily spot prizes, so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for what’s on offer this time around.

So come along and join us at the USN Bolton Arena gym and get moving in 2017.

Call 01204 488118 or speak to a member of the gym team to get signed up.

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Meet The Staff: Jack Southern

NAME: Jack Southern

AGE:  25

WORK TITLE: Health and Fitness Instructor

WHAT DOES YOUR WORK INVOLVE: Helping people reach their goals, gain more confidence in the gym and help customers gain more knowledge of Health and Fitness.

HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR CAREER SO FAR: Passing my level 3 personal training qualification, and developing my career by increasing my time on the gym floor. Also passing my qualification in applied nutrition to further my knowledge in this industry.

SPECIAL WORK CHALLENGES: Showing my diversity by working with people who have different training needs than myself, which has helped me enhance my knowledge.

FUTURE PLANS: To progress in the fitness industry, and to develop myself as a fitness instructor to ensure I am giving clients the knowledge and motivation to succeed.

BEST THING ABOUT WORKING AT THE ARENA: The staff and the customers! Makes coming to the gym to work fun and fulfilling!

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A Sports Venue For All

Looking for a pitch for your sports club to train on? Whether it just be a one off booking or a block booking, we can accommodate you across our two sites, Bolton Arena and St Joseph’s High School.

The pitches aren’t just for football use, we welcome a variety of sports clubs. Rugby clubs, hockey clubs and more.

USN Bolton Arena (Outdoor)

At USN Bolton Arena we provide the best playing surfaces around. Not only do we have an 11-a-side football pitch, we also have 5, 6 and 7-a-side football pitches along with a MUGA (Multi Use Games Area).

If you would like to hire a pitch as a one off or make a block booking please email football@boltonarena.com or call us on 01204 488106.

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St Joseph’s High School – AstroTurf Dome (Indoor)

We also have an indoor AstroTurf Dome at St Joseph’s High School, which can be seen here. We have a couple of block booking spaces available. If you would like to hire this space for your sports team please email simonsharrock@boltonarena.com or call 01204 488109.

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Book Pitch

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