football team nets donation from house builder
footballers at Burnham-On-Sea's Burnbridge Wanderers FC are celebrating
after netting a £250 donation from house builder Taylor Wimpey.
clubs U18s team, which was set up to give youth players a
stepping stone between junior and senior football, received the
cash boost to help cover the costs of match balls and pitch rental.
Paul Grant, says: "The U18s team was only set up last year
and grassroots football really needs the support of national companies
like Taylor Wimpey, so that we can continue to offer football to
children and young adults in a safe and controlled environment."
donation to the U18s will allow us to continue to support the players
in their transition from junior footballers to adult players."
have lent our support to Burnbridge Wanderers FC on a number of
occasions in the past, having previously provided rain jackets for
the young players."
adds: "Over the years Taylor Wimpey has been very generous
in backing our club and we are extremely grateful for this continuing
in 1999, Burnbridge Wanderers FC is an FA Charter Standard Club
which is affiliated to the Somerset Football Association. The club
currently has over 280 girls and boys across 11 teams ranging from
U6s to U18s.
Joseph, Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey Bristol,
says: "As a local housebuilder we are committed to supporting
the communities in which we build our new homes, so we were delighted
to sponsor the U18s team at Burnbridge Wanderers JFC once again."
would like to wish the team the very best of luck for the season
ahead and we look forward to hearing how they get on!"