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Business case approved for second Aberdeen Cruyff court

Opening of the first Cruyff Court in Aberdeen in 2017.
Opening of the first Cruyff Court in Aberdeen in 2017.

Councillors have approved the business case for Aberdeen’s second Cruyff court football facility.

Funding of £300,000 has been set aside to upgrade the existing artificial pitch on the Tullos playing fields on Girdleness Road in Torry.

The city council, the Denis Law Legacy Trust and the Cruyff Foundation are working together to lead the project – named after Dutch legend Johan Cruyff.

The city’s first Cruyff Court on Catherine Street, which was completed in February 2017, has proved popular and includes sessions delivered as part of the trust’s Streetsport programme.

There are more than 240 Cruyff Courts in more than 20 countries worldwide, offering young people a modern and safe space to play football.

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