Ambassadors

Meet our ambassadors

Because we’ve got a big mission – to save grassroots sports! – we need some big names to help us. My Club Market is proud to be assisted by some high-profile ambassadors who are closely affiliated with sports clubs of all descriptions.

Our Ambassadors help us spread the word, and act as sponsors and marketing representatives to promote the vision and aims of My Club.

Sam Allardyce
Sam Allardyce

Football

Having played and managed at the highest level for 45 years, Sam mixes a wealth of professional football experience coupled with a love for the grassroots of the game. Sam is a massive advocate of the My Club ethos and plays an active part in supporting the My Club team.

John Salako
John Salako

Football

John Salako is an English former professional footballer and sports television pundit. He represented England at senior level, earning five caps, all during 1991 while he was a Crystal Palace player. Salako played in the Premier League for Crystal Palace, Coventry City, Bolton Wanderers and Charlton Athletic.

Liam Plunkett
Liam Plunkett

Cricket

Liam Plunkett is an English cricketer who bowls right-arm fast, and currently plays for Surrey County Cricket Club, having played for Durham and Yorkshire. Liam also played for England from 2005 until 2020. His first test for England was against Pakistan, and his final game was at Lord’s in 2019, where he took three key wickets in the World Cup Final to see England crowned World Champions after a historic Super Over against New Zealand. He is due to be part of the Welsh Fire squad in the ECB’s ‘Hundred’ tournament scheduled for summer 2021.

Chris Sheasby
Chris Sheasby

Rugby Union

Rugby Union International, Chris played No.8 for Wasps, Harlequins, London Irish and England. He was also a key member of the England rugby union Sevens squad that won the Sevens World Cup in 1993. A passionate advocate of Grassroots sport, Chris still coaches his local team.

"Chubby" Chandler
"Chubby" Chandler

Golf

Chandler is a former European Tour golfer. Now managing some of the biggest stars in world sport. Joined My Club in August 2019 as Golf Ambassador.

Ollie Thorley
Ollie Thorley

Rugby

Gloucester and England wing Ollie Thorley made his Gloucester debut when he was just 17 years old. The 2018/2019 Premiership Rugby season was his breakthrough season and saw Ollie pick up awards including Discovery of the Season, Young Player of the Season and Try of the Season with an incredible solo effort v Leicester Tigers

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Ollie gained his first England cap v Italy in October 2020.

Matt Gotrel
Matt Gotrel

Sailing

World Champion (2014 and 2015) and then Olympic Gold winner in Rio Olympics 2016 in the Men’s 8 is now an international sailor. A key member of Ben Ainslie’s INEOS TEAM with the ambition of winning the America’s Cup for Great Britain. Matt is currently in the Great British Team in SailGO competing around the world.

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Georgia Davies
Georgia Davies

Swimming

Georgia Davies is a Welsh competition swimmer who has represented Great Britain in the European Games, World Championships and Olympic Games, as well as Wales in the Commonwealth Games, winning a host of medals for both the individual 50m and 100m backstroke, the 200m freestyle relay and the 4×100 medley relay events across all championships. She currently swims in the International Swimming League representing team Energy Standard, and is aiming to compete in Tokyo 2020 in her third Olympic Games.

Alan Forsyth
Alan Forsyth

Hockey

Alan Forsyth is a Great Britain, Scotland and Surbiton hockey player. Player of the year and top goal scorer in the England Hockey Premier Division 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Alan has over 180 international caps and 102 international goals. He also coaches U12s to U18s at St John’s Leatherhead as well as Surbiton hockey club colts and seniors.

Joseph Knight
Joseph Knight

Racing

Joseph Knight is a current BRSCC Fiesta-Junior racing driver and MSUK-FIA circuit racing licence holder.
Joseph started karting at the age of 5, he took 40+ podiums, and 9 wins across a 9 year karting career.

Then in 2020, aged 14 years old, he started racing saloon cars and finished an impressive 4th championship place in his debut season.

Joseph’s long term goal and ambition is to be the youngest ever driver to race and win in the BTCC (British Touring Car Championship), then to move onto the WEC (World Endurance Championship), and win the 24h of Le Mans.