United appoint new chairman

PUBLISHED: 10:54 29 January 2009 | UPDATED: 14:01 04 March 2010

CAMBRIDGE United's Board of Directors has appointed George Rolls as the new Chairman of Cambridge United Football Club. Terry Baker is the newly-appointed Vice-chairman.

CAMBRIDGE United's Board of Directors has appointed George Rolls as the new Chairman of Cambridge United Football Club. Terry Baker is the newly-appointed Vice-chairman.

Born and raised in Cambridge, 34-year-old Rolls attended the Priory Junior School and Netherhall, watched Cambridge United from the age of five, and spent three years as a goalkeeper at Leyton Orient before moving into the business world.

He worked in sales and design before moving into the recruitment business, and his Trade Recruitment company is the club's stadium sponsor.

34-year-old Rolls joined the Board of Directors in November 2007, and he is heavily involved in overseeing both the commercial activities of the club and also on the football side.

Stability

Looking ahead, and summarising his vision for the club, George's greatest wish is for stability.

"It's so important that we run the club as a business so that financially it is stable. The key thing, for me, is stability and continuity and we haven't had that.”

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