Wilpshire Wanderers News

Free FA Skills coaching sessions at the home of Wilpshire Wanderers
On Thursday 28th May there are two free FA Skills coaching sessions at Salesbury Memorial Hall.
A 2 hour session for 5 to 7 year old children starts at 10:00 am while a 2 hour session for 8 to 11 year old children starts at 1:00 pm.
To register for the sessions please visit
faskills.thefa.com/SkillCentres/Lancashire/SalesburyMemorialHall

Wilpshire Wanderers Presentation Evening 2015
The Wilpshire Wanderers Presentation Evening for the 2014/15 season was held in the Premier Suite at Ewood Park on Wednesday 6th May.
The videos that were shown on the evening can be viewed on the 2015 Presentation page.

Players Needed
The current Wilpshire Wanderers U9 Blue Team require additional outfield players for the up and coming 2015/16 Season.
Date of birth between 1st September 2005 and 31st August 2006.

If available immediately then it would be ideal for you to attend the current training sessions.
Please contact either Paul on 07738983907 (paulomahoney1@gmail.com) or Aurie on 07867425686.

Wilpshire Wanderers Sportsperson's Evening 2015

The 2015 Wilpshire Wanderers Sportsperson's Evening will be held on the 20th November 2015 in the Premier Suite at Ewood Park.

The guest speaker is Paul Merson who will be supported by comedian John Kimmons.

Food will be provided by Northcoat at the Rovers.

Tickets are 32 and reservations can be made through Boyd Hargreaves (07808 897535) and Steve Frost (07801 718626).

Recent Results
15th April 2015
U11 Wilpshire Wanderers 42 Langho Lions
U15 Rossendale United 10 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue


13th April 2015
U11 Langho Lions 11 Wilpshire Wanderers

Latest Photos
(Recently updated, the Under 15 Red squad)

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