Swaffham Football Club’s community pride

Swaffham Town Football Club closed their season with a presentation dinner at the Conservative Club.

Over 50 senior players, along with their managers and coaches, joined members of the committee and friends of the club for a three course meal followed by the presentation of trophies and awards.

Chairman, Wayne Hardy commented: “It has been a difficult season for all clubs across all sports in the current climate,.

“However, seeing so many of our athletes representing the town throughout the season and then concluding with the presentations this evening, it makes you proud to be part of a community spirited organisation.”

Winners were – first team player of the year, Matthew Parkinson; reserve player of the year, David Jackson; ‘A’ team player of the year, Jon Cockerill; under-18 player of the year (The Gurney Titmarsh Trophy), Matthew Bussens; Veterans player of the year, Fareed Khan; leading goalscorers, Joe Jackson and Luke Askew; Under-18, supporters’ player of the season, Steven Stock; young player of the year (The Albert Hudson Trophy), Lee Woolmore; supporters’ player of the season, Alex Vincent

The club thanked Swaffham Conservative Club for the use of their facilities on the night – and all of the people in the town who supported them throughout the season.

Preparations for season 2012/2013 are already under way. If anybody would be willing to volunter their services to support the club, please contact secretary Ray Ewart on 07990 526744.

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