Wilpshire Wanderers News

Wilpshire Wanderers Awards Evening 2014
The Wilpshire Wanderers 2014 Awards Ceremony is to be held on Wednesday 7th May at the Ewood Park Premier Suite.
The ceremony begins at 7:00pm but please arrive in good time so that all footballers and parents can be seated in time for the evening's events.

Wilpshire Wanderers Under 9 Blue's 100 Club


4 boys from the current Wilpshire Wanderers Under 9 Blue's team
celebrated making 100 appearances on 29th March 2014.

The boys include Joe Bond, Benji Maher, Brad Hargreaves and Mac Hodgkinson.

All have been at the club since Under 5s.

Recent Results
9th April 2014 
U14 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 15 Oswaldtwistle Rangers

7th April 2014 
U13 Wilpshire Wanderers Black 00 Wilpshire Wanderers Red 
U14 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 28 Badgers FC
5th April 2014 
U11 Langho Juniors 81 Wilpshire Wanderers Red 
U12 Greyhound Juniors 31 Wilpshire Wanderers
U13 Wilpshire Wanderers Black 25 Huncoat United
U14 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 34 Huncoat United


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Wilpshire Wanderers Sportsperson's Dinner 2014

Cannot fault the organisational skills of the Wilpshire Wanderers Sportsperson's Evening Committee. It seems as if we've only just arrived home and recovered from the 2013 event and the 2014 evening has already been arranged. Well done guys!!

The speaker: Gary Richardson
The comedian: Steve Tandy
The venue: Premier Suite, Ewood Park
The date: 21st November 2014
The time: 7:00 p.m.

Bookings are being taken so please contact one of the Sportsperson's Evening Committee to register interest in attending:
Boyd Hargreaves (07808 897535), Matt Williams (07787 421116), Steve Frost (07801 718626)



Steve Frost Honoured at Buckingham Palace
Wilpshire Wanderers club chairman Steve Frost was honoured at Buckingham Palace on the 7th October as part of the Football Association's 150 anniversary celebrations. Steve received a medal for his services to grass roots football from the Football Association president, the Duke of Cambridge, and then watched a match between Civil Service FC and Polytechnic FC on the lawns of Buckingham Palace.

Congratulations Steve, all of us at Wilpshire Wanderers are grateful for the time and effort you put into the club and this recognition of your hard work is richly deserved.

Wilpshire Wanderers Presentation Evening 2013
The Wilpshire Wanderers Presentation Evening was held on Wednesday 8th May 2013 at Ewood Park. Please click here to see a review of the event.

Catering at Salesbury Memorial Hall on Saturday Mornings
The Wilpshire Wanderers catering facilities at Salesbury Memorial Hall have received a recent revamp. In collaboration with St. Peters Church at Salesbury, bacon butties are now being served on a Saturday morning in addition to the usual teas and coffees.

Service starts around 9:00 am each Saturday so if you are passing why not pop in for breakfast!!

Steve's trip to Wembley
Unfortunately Wilpshire Wanderers Club Chairman Steve Frost did not win the national award for Outstanding Contribution To Community Football, but he did have a truely amazing day at the World Cup qualifier between England and San Marino at Wembley on the 12th October. Wilpshire Wanderers are still very proud of Steve's achievement in winning the Outstanding Contribution To Community Football in both the Lancashire and North West regions.

Wilpshire Wanderers Honour Steve Frost
At this year's presentation evening, there was an unexpected interruption when club Chairman, Steve Frost, was presented with a special award in recognition for his dedication to Wilpshire Wanderers Football Club. More details are availabe on clicking the images below


Return of "away" kits
Could managers who use the alternative shirts please return them to Salesbury Memorial Hall as soon as possible after use so they are available for other teams.

The Wilpshire Wanderers Boot Room
Don't throw away those old football boots, or shin pads, or football kits. Donate them to the Wilpshire Wanderers Boot Room at the Salesbury Memorial Ground on a Saturday morning and have a look for your next boots, pads or kit there too!!

Referees Available
Arranging a friendly? Need a referee? Contact James Buckley on 01254 249937