Monthly Archives: October 2021

Gordon Strachan – Barrat David Wilson Homes – Saints Foundation

On the evening of Friday 22nd October, GamePlan Solutions were pleased to connect long-standing friend Gordon Strachan with Barrat David Wilson Homes and the Saints Foundation for an evening event at Southampton FootballClub – a place Gordon knows well from his years spent as Manager of the Club.

Gordon provided an entertaining Q&A for the c400 professionals gathered, and was on hand to deliver the Sporting Quiz and take photos with guests at the VIP Reception.

David Seaman – Seaman Says Podcast

David Seaman – Seaman Says Podcast

Long-standing GamePlan Solutions client David Seaman continues to thoroughly entertain guests and audiences alike on his podcast Seaman Says.

Catch the latest episode now on your favourite streaming service and listen to great names such as Peter Schmeichel, Emile Heskey and Joeleon Lescott laugh with David and recall their times on the pitch.

With the: key football analysis from an England great, light-hearted entertainment, big names in the pipeline for future episodes and engaging weekly features – make sure you follow and subscribe to not miss out!

GPS Blog #58 – 14th October 2021

Dr Makaziwe Mandela – Flutter Entertainment – Black History Month Webinar

After first booking her in October 2020, Flutter entertainment engaged Dr Mandela again today for a very well received Black History Month webinar.

In addition to celebrating BHM, the ambition of the session was to table a call to action. How and why we need to raise our awareness on what it takes to be a true advocate and that it doesn’t exist in performative actions or hash tags – it’s in improving the everyday experiences for our people, the micro moments.

Dr Mandela shared her thoughts on how we can all contribute to make changes. She opened up on how she feels that we have focussed more on big movements for change and ignored that change must take place at the individual level, at home, at the community level.


Dr Mandela is really inspirational, there’s real fire and a call to action in the way that she talks. People need to hear a tough line on racism and she laid out simple steps to build inclusivity that everyone that on that call can embrace.

GPS Blog #57 – 12th October 2021

Martin Luther King III – Black History Month

With Black History Month underway, GamePlan was delighted to recommend and contract Martin Luther King III for an internal webinar with Flutter Entertainment.

Mr King started proceedings with a 15min talk setting out his thoughts on diversity, inclusion and the legacy of his father Martin Luther King Jr. The event was then opened up to colleagues to directly put a whole range of questions to Mr King.

A very thoughtprovoking and interesting session where he emphased sharing love and fighting against hate and hostility.

David Seaman – Lloyds Pharmacy

David Seaman – LloydsPharmacy

LloydsPharmacy joined forces with proud Yorkshireman David Seaman, and local Rotherham football club, Swallownest FC, in a bid to raise awareness and tackle flu this winter.

Professionals have predicted that the flu season will be at an all-time high this year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, so there has never been a more important time to be protected against the virus – particularly for those over the age of 50 years old, who now qualify for a free NHS vaccine.

To bring this to life, a shoot was hosted onat the grounds of Swallownest FC, to capture hero photography and videography with David and the players to provide content to support media and social outreach.

GPS Blog #55 – 7th October 2021

Dr Makaziwe Mandela – Royal London – Black History Month

With Black History Month underway, Royal London (the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK) booked Dr Mandela for a virtual session hosted by their Black Asian & Minority Ethnicities (BAME) Network and their Women’s Network.

In the format of a fireside chat, Dr Mandela discussed her father President Mandela, life in South Africa under apartheid, her father’s legacy as well as the legacy that she herself wishes to leave.

An inspiring virtual event.

GPS Blog #54 – 5th October 2021

Rugby World Cup Winner, and long-standing GamePlan client, Ben Cohen features in the latest Hairy Bikers podcast – The Hairy Bikers Heart & Sole.

Catch the episode on all popular streaming services, as Ben Cohen explains all things Rugby and Food to Si & Dave, as well as telling them why he tied a goat to a radiator and how the food he experienced around the world in his playing career….some of it not quite dead!

GPS Blog #53 – 4th October 2021

Son Heung-min & Michail Antonio – Allstar Signings – Private Signing

GamePlan has a longstanding relationship with memorabilia outfit Allstar Signings, procuring talent for private signings. On the 1st October we had the pleasure of engaging football stars Son Heung-min & Michail Antonio for signing sessions in London. The guys signed a selection of shirts, photos and boots that will be made available to fans.