HC Deb 11 May 1988 vol 133 cc134-5W
Mr. Pendry

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many football matches the Minister with responsibility for sport, the hon. Member for Lewisham, East (Mr. Moynihan), has attended in the course of his official duties in the last year; and if he will list them.

Mr. Moynihan

[holding answer 10 May 1988]: I have attended 15 matches so far this season; these being the following:

Venue Date
Football League Centenary Match Bobby Robson's 11 v. The Rest of the World 8 August 1987
West Germany v. England 9 September 1987
Tottenham Hotspur v. Wimbledon 31 October 1987
Metropolitan Police 5-a-side Tournament 26 November
Finals Wembley Arena 1987
Luton Town v. Derby County 16 January 1988
Hartlepool United v. Crewe Alexandra 27 February 1988
England v. Holland 23 March 1988
Derby County v. Arsenal 26 March 1988
Union Berlin v. Rott Weiss Erfurt (East Germany) 1 April 1988
The Littlewoods Cup Final Luton Town v. Arsenal 24 April 1988

In addition, I attended Charlton Athletic's home games against:

Venue Date
Arsenal 3 October 1987
Chelsea 20 December 1987
Liverpool 23 Januaryl988
Newcastle United 23 April 1988

and its game at Manchester United on 1 January 1988.

I shall also be attending the following:

Venue Date
The FA Cup Final 14 May 1988
England v. Colombia—Rous Cup 24 May 1988
England v. Republic of Ireland—European Championships in West Germany 12 June 1988

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