UK time is: 02:37:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Martin Perry receives top honour

Martin Perry, Albion's current executive director and former CEO, landed the honour of 'Outstanding Brightonian' at the recent Brighton & Hove Business awards.

Following 16 years association with the club, working tirelessly behind the scenes to help secure permission for the Seagulls' long-awaited new home at Falmer, and then oversee its successful construction - I'm not sure a single Albion fan would begrudge Perry this award.

He also proved vital in acquiring more recent approval for the club's new training facilities in Lancing, before eventually stepping down from his CEO position in 2012 to take up a role on the board of directors.

Perry told the official site, "I had absolutely no idea that I was up for the Outstanding Brightonian award this year; it was a complete surprise but I am delighted to receive this award in recognition of my time with the Albion.

"But I accept this award on behalf of a lot of people. We have had an exceptional group of people working together throughout the years to deliver the stadium, which includes many club staff, directors, chairman and of course our very loyal supporters."

The American Express Community Stadium also scooped the award of 'Best Place to Visit', to which Perry added, "It was also a privilege to receive the award for the American Express Community Stadium which was voted the Best Place to Visit in Brighton.

"It's been an extraordinarily long road to get to where we are today but that means there is also a great sense of achievement for myself and everyone who helped to ensure the stadium was built and is now an established venue in the south coast of England."




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: EditorBHA Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 9 2013

Time: 10:13PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Audio - Brighton Player Awards (Tuesday April 21 2015)

Wigan 2 Brighton 1 - Report (Sunday April 19 2015)

Highlights - Wigan 2 Brighton 1 (Sunday April 19 2015)

Audio - Wigan Loss Reactions (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Wigan v Brighton (Saturday April 18 2015)

Wigan v Brighton - Preview (Friday April 17 2015)

Kayal - We Have To Take The Positives (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Archived Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

List All Vital BHA Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Bolton 44 13 12 19 -9 51
18. Fulham 44 13 10 21 -20 49
19. Reading 42 12 11 19 -20 47
20. Brighton 44 10 16 18 -8 46
21. Rotherham 43 10 14 19 -22 44
22. Millwall 44 9 13 22 -32 40
23. Wigan 44 9 12 23 -21 39

Breaking League News

Blackburn : 21/04/2015 21:40:01
Millwall : 21/04/2015 21:39:00
BWFC: The Big Lad
Bolton : 21/04/2015 20:39:01
White hoping to feature before end of the season
Leeds Utd : 21/04/2015 20:38:00
Keeper looking to emulate Leeds star youngster
Leeds Utd : 21/04/2015 19:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Wigan MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Stockdale 0%
Bruno 0%
Greer 0%
Halford 0%
Bennett 0%
Holla 0%
Kayal 0%
Calderon 0%
Stephens 0%
LuaLua 0%
Mackail-Smith 0%
Sub - O'Grady 0%
Sub - Best 0%
Sub - Carayol 0%