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Wilpshire Wanderers Sportsperson's Dinner 2014

The 2014 Wilpshire Wanderers Sportsperson's Dinner was held on the 21st November 2014.

A packed Premier Suite at Ewood Park was well entertained by sports presenter Gary Richardson and comedian Steve Tandy.

The attendees also enjoyed a lovely meal provided by Northcoat at the Rovers.

Many thanks to everyone who attended and special thanks to those that supported the club through the auctions.

Thanks also to Boyd, Matt and Steve for organising the event and to all those who chipped in on the evening.

Recent Results
29th November 2014
U12 Rishton United 71 Wilpshire Wanderers Red
U12 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 43 Great Harwood Rovers
U13 Rishton United 41 Wilpshire Wanderers
U14 Wilpshire Wanderers Black 43 Wilpshire Wanderers Red
U15 Darwen Rangers 61 Wilpshire Wanderers Red
U15 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 03 Rishton United

22nd November 2014
U12 Wilpshire Wanderers Red 11 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue
U13 Wilpshire Wanderers 90 Greyhound Juniors
U14 Greyhound Juniors 15 Wilpshire Wanderers Black
U15 Clitheroe Wolves Blue 105 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue
U15 Wilpshire Wanderers Red 24 Oswaldtwistle Rangers

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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 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