2015 Review

2015 was an eventful and memorable one for the Club.

The highlights included: –

  • The Club was awarded Staffordshire FA Community Club of the Year for the 6th time in 12 years.
  • The Club was awarded Sport Across Staffordshire & Stoke On Trent Community Club of the Year – this was for clubs in any sport not just football.
  • The Club hosted its annual tournament for the first time at Long Lane
  • The Club created its first Disability team – a proud moment.
  • The Club now has 60 teams in place, with nearly 800 young people enjoying football in a safe environment
  • The Club’s Boys Development Centre and Girls Academy went from strength to strength, with teams and managers ready to go for next season.
  • Our commitment to the community was again shown with Christmas presents for Birmingham Children’s Hospital donated; £780 raised for the Poppy Appeal; clubhouse function room provided for local community groups free of charge; £400 raised from a quiz night for Birmingham Children’s Hospital; food donated to local foodbanks; free coaching provided to local schools; a pitch measured and marked out at a local park.
  • The securing of a formal link with Bunclody FC in Ireland.
  • Coaches and young players within the club were supported in their personal development through coaching courses and in particular over 30 young players getting Football Leaders qualifications.
  • the club had many league and cup winners BUT the main success is seeing the development of every player.

Plans for 2016: –

  • the start of Harrisons Ground development
  • more coach support and development
  • more teams!

The club is extremely ambitious, successful but maintains its family feel despite its size and we are grateful for the support and encouragement from the army of volunteers involved and friends and parents in the club. If you want to volunteer your skills or time, or know someone who may be interested, please be kind enough to share this post. Contact Keith on 07836202764 or leave a message on here.

As ever – Proud To Be Wyrley!!

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