February 15, 2011
Burnham-On-Sea football players get a day to remember
Members of Burnham United's Under 8s team had a day to remember
at the weekend when they were invited to a top Bristol City match
and welcomed the players onto the pitch.
group of 12 youngsters formed a guard of honour at Ashton Gate
and waved flags, as pictured here, as the players from Leeds and
City ran out to loud cheers from the supporters at the start of
"It was a fantastic atmosphere and a wonderful afternoon.
We travelled up from Burnham by coach with the parents and after
forming the guard of honour, we watched the game from the stands,"
Burnham United Under 8s Manager Duncan Keates told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"We were treated really well and everyone had a great afternoon.
It all happened because we noticed on a website last year that
young teams can apply to do this. It all lived up to expectations!"