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 - Credit: Archant

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

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 - Credit: Archant

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.

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 - Credit: Archant

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 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 - Credit: Archant


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“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 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 - Credit: Archant

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

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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