Wilpshire Wanderers News

Safeguarding message from the FA


Players Needed Under 12
The 2016/2017 Wilpshire Wanderers U12 Black Team are looking for additional players for this season.
Date of birth between 1st September 2004 and 31st August 2005.

Please contact Matt on 07787 421116 (mwilliams1974@sky.com).


Recent Results
4th December 2016
U12 Wilpshire Wanderers (Sun) 23 Great Harwood Rovers

3rd December 2016
U12 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 20 Brierfield Celtic White
U12 Wilpshire Wanderers Black 32 Clayton Park Rangers
U13 Wilpshire Wanderers 190 Globe Bullough Park Lions
U14 Wilpshire Wanderers 35 Barrowford Celtic
U15 Wilpshire Wanderers 53 Whalley Juniors
U16 Nelson 15 Wilpshire Wanderers Black

27th November 2016
U12 Mill Hill Red 16 Wilpshire Wanderers (Sun)
U18 Rossendale Valley 111 Wilpshire Wanderers

26th November 2016
U13 St. Joseph's Red 05 Wilpshire Wanderers

25th November 2016
U16 Oswaldtwistle Hawks 26 Wilpshire Wanderers Black

Futsal Nights with Wilpshire Wanderers

Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced five-a-side football game and these sessions are for age groups Under 6 to Under 10.

Located at St. Augustine's School, Elker Lane, Billington, BB7 9JA from 11th January on Monday and Tuesday nights.

For more information please see the Events page or contact Tony Hartley (07549 289498) or Anthony Whitehead (07816 970138)


Latest Photos
(Recently updated, the Under 14, Under 15 Black, Under 16 Red and Under 15 Blue (2014/15). squads)

Under 5 Under 6 Under 7 Blue Under 7 Red Under 8 Black
Under 8 Blue Under 8 Red Under 9 Blue Under 9 Red Under 10 Blue Under 10 Red
Under 11 Black Under 11 Blue Under 12 Under 13 Red Under 14 Under 15 Black
Under 15 Red Under 16 Red Past Teams

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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.

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 available 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