A former referee turned owner of a football leagues franchise in Weston Super Mare was scoring big himself this week as he received a £500 cash windfall in recognition of the way his business has grown.
Andy Smith, who lives in the town and used to ref in the league, before taking on Leisure Leagues Franchise at the end of last year. He has been rewarded with a £500 bonus after he started a new league on a Monday evening at Worle Community School to go along with his already massively popular competitions on Sunday and Thursday.
Each of Leisure Leagues Franchisees receives a cash bonus of up to £1000 when they start a brand new league and the Weston whistle blower is the latest to benefit.
The new Monday night league has seen hundreds of extra players involved and Andy said: “When I started the Monday league it began with four teams, and has steadily grown and we are looking at extending it still further for the season that is upcoming.”
Andy was quick to stress that anyone could match this success: “It is achievable. You just have to keep plugging away,” he said. “Keep the teams happy and you can get a fantastic finished product. “
Leisure Leagues Franchise Director Chris Rowntree was delighted to reward the successful entrepreneur and added: “Andy is a real success story. From respected official to one of our best and most respected Franchisee’s, he is a perfect example of what can be achieved in the business. We are delighted to be rewarding his success and look forward to seeing him grow still further.
“The fact that local people are enjoying football in such large numbers is wonderful. We look on these leagues as a real community hub and everything here is set up to create that environment.”
Leisure Leagues Franchise is one of the fastest growing sports Franchise providers in the world. Since beginning in 2010, they now have franchisees operating in all parts of Britain together with countries across the world including America, Asia and Eastern Europe.
For more information on a Franchise in your area, click here: https://www.leisureleagues.net/franchise
Or for more information on the leagues in Weston Super Mare: https://www.leisureleagues.net/find-a-league/weston-super-mare
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