Name: Neil Cassar
Place of birth: Southampton
Favourite football team: Tottenham Hotspur
Who is your favourite and most inspirational player of all time and why? Paul Gascoinge - most gifted England player in my lifetime
How did you get involved in football and who if anyone inspired you? I have had a love and passion for football all my life - it is my earliest memory. My first Panini sticker book in 1985 had me hooked!
What are your roles in the game aside from being a Hampshire FA Community Trust, Trustee? CEO/, Hampshire FA; FA Council Rep, Hampshire FA; Director/Company Secretary, Hampshire FA; Director, Hampshire FA Leisure Operations Ltd; Trustee, Eastleigh & Southampton Football Trust Ltd, Chairman/Coach, Eastleigh Tornadoes Youth FC; Life Member, Mid Solent Youth Football League.
One interesting football fact about yourself: School 100m and 200m Champion!
One non-football related fact about yourself: Proudly from Maltese descent.
What inspired you to become a Hampshire FA Community Trust, Trustee and what skills and expertise do you contribute to the charity? I have been involved with the Trust from its inception and it’s a great opportunity to support the Trust’s objectives of disability football, community coaching and social inclusion and cohesion. Proven background in football administration and development and within a strategic setting at Board level.
Any other comments: Organiser of superb Community Trust Match Day Experience events - if you haven’t been get yourself along to the next!