Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate 25 years on the pitch

Under 12s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Under 12s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Ian Carter

Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrated their 25th anniversary on Saturday (May 19) at Gorefield, Wisbech.

Under 14s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterUnder 14s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

The club hosts the event every year, but this one was special. Designed for club members to “let their hair down”, the day featured games, rides, refreshments, a bouncy castle and a free disco in the evening.

The Acorns FC were formed in 1993 by Alan Knight, who died in 2004.

Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterWisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Players, as usual, were presented awards from their managers and every player received a trophy to say thank you for being on the team.

Mark Brighty, club manager of the under 14s team, said: “We presented four main awards to each age group in the club.

Under 15s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterUnder 15s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

“The Acorns are a football club that accepts any players of any ability.”

In 2016 the club received £3,000 in ‘Grow the Game’ funding from the Football Foundation. The money was awarded to increase participation in football by helping clubs meet the costs of starting new teams.

Under 9s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterUnder 9s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

For more information visit www.wisbechtownacorns.co.uk or to ask about joining call: 07786962300.

Under 11s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterUnder 11s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Under 7s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterUnder 7s - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Alfie Barrett recieving his Ten Year service award with Peter Human - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterAlfie Barrett recieving his Ten Year service award with Peter Human - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Rodrigo Seborro receiving his club player of the year award - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterRodrigo Seborro receiving his club player of the year award - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Mikelis Zemdega with the Ian Morgan Clubman of the year trophy - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian CarterMikelis Zemdega with the Ian Morgan Clubman of the year trophy - Wisbech Town Acorns Football Club celebrate their 25 year anniversary. PHOTO: Ian Carter

More news stories

A third of children with eating disorders seen by the Cambridgeshire And Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust are waiting too long to begin their treatment, with some having to wait months for care.

37 minutes ago

A Go Fund Me campaign has been launched for an emaciated dog, found wandering alongside a railway line, after vets found badly healed broken bones that need a special operation to fix it.

12:53

They weren’t your average scarecrows but instead they came in all shapes and sizes with unique outfits to bring Emneth to life.

More people are using Cambridge’s guided busway, but there is disappointment as the number of journeys being made is still only “roughly half” what had originally been promised.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Wisbech Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy