On Monday 21 June we held our Annual General Meeting at The Pinto Property Stadium. For those unable to attend below is a summary of the meeting. Chairman's Annual Statement and Report Welcome to our official AGM. Thanks to everyone for taking time to join us as we reflect on the last 12 months and start to plan for the future. We elected our committee just over a year ago and since this time there have been some changes in our structure. Wayne Halford and Mark Shakespeare stood down from their roles early in the season and Ian Shirt resigned his position after being offered a position as Director of Football at Houghton Main FC. Ray Pinder has also now left the board
As the new season approaches, and with the division members confirmed, Gav Frost takes a look at The Briggers opponents for the upcoming season. Armthorpe Welfare Marra Falcons StadiumChurch Street, Armthorpe, Doncaster, DN3 3AGNCEL member since 1983Manager: Lee Morris Armthorpe will be looking forward to a full season under ex Briggers manager Lee Morris there has been a few in goings and out goings but we can expect a hardworking team under Moz Brigg Town The EC Surfacing StadiumThe Hawthorns, Hawthorn Avenue, Brigg, DN20 8PGYears in NCEL: 1982-2004, 2015-2018, 2019-Manager: Marcus Newell Had a great start to the curtailed season when played against Bridge we got a credible 1-1 draw Ben Donoghue scoring to get a point. Clipstone The Lido GroundClipstone Road East, Clipstone Village, Mansfield, NG21 9ABPromoted from
Worsbrough Bridge AFC are proud to confirm that we will partner with The Daniel Wilkinson Foundation for season 2021/22. As a community football club are links with charities has been at the forefront of our mission statement having supported Barnsley Hospital Charity and Barnsley Samaritans in recent years. We have agreed that from next season The Daniel Wilkinson Foundation will be our away team logo and we hope that we can raise awareness in partnership with them. Worsbrough Bridge AFC Chairman Mark Booth made the following statement, "Worsbrough Bridge AFC are proud to announce our partnership with the Daniel Wilkinson Foundation next season. Over recent years our football club has actively supported several worthwhile charities to try and help raise awareness and we want to
On being awarded Charter Club status, Chairman Mark Booth said "Worsbrough Bridge AFC are delighted to be recognised as a Kick It Out Equality Charter Club. We are committed to supporting equality and provide opportunities for all within our community. As a club we are committed to tackling racism and discrimination and supporting equality and providing opportunities for all within our community. We look forward to working with @kickitout over the next 12 months."
The Sheffield Football website held their 2020 awards last night and the Briggers bagged a gong! "The winners of this award have some of the most approachable people we've ever met. The staff at this club could not do more for you and provide all fans with a wonderful welcome to their club. They also recently provided meals for school children struggling during the pandemic." said the host in the run up to the award. "A visit to the Pinto property stadium is always such an enjoyable experience win, lose or draw and there are many reasons for this. The reason which really stands out for Sheffieldfootball.com is the excellent welcome you receive at this club. From the staff on the door,
We are extremley sad to announce the death of former Worsbrough Bridge AFC player and Manager Dennis Robinson, at the age of 88. Dennis played in the successful sides of the late 1950's and early 1960's. and was then Team Manager in the late 1960's and early 1970's. Dennis was brought up in Worsbrough and continued to watch the team for many years after stepping down as Manager. A true Worsbrough Bridge AFC legend we send our deepest condolences to Dennis' family and friends.
It has been a busy few days since our game away at Retford FC and I would like to welcome Mike Jepps and Owen Fieldsend to the club. Mike has been playing in the Senior Nottinghamshire Premier League for Bingham Town FC and has an impressive goalscoring record. Whatever the level, if someone knows how to put the ball in the back of the net you have to take notice, and his stats for the last few seasons shows he know how to hit the net. Although he has never played at this level, Mike is experienced and an all round athlete and someone we looking forward to seeing in the red shirt soon. Owen is another experienced player who has had
#BackTheBriggers has gone to the next level. We are delighted to announce that Yorkshire Live Sports Streaming will be streaming our away game at Retford FC on Monday 28 December with kick off at 3pm. It is important that during this period of restricted movement that we look at different ways to connect with our supporters and give them the chance to support the club. Simply click on the link below on the day of the game to watch, it will cost £4 to watch the game with £1 going to the club so it is a win/win situation for the supporters and the club. http://wbafc.ylss.co.uk
What a year 2020 has been, I am sure we will all be glad to see the back of it and hope for a better 2021. Covid-19 has created havoc for clubs up and down the country, and you have to feel for the managers, players, club and league officials that work tirelessly to keep things going - it has been a tough time. From the point of view of Worsbrough Bridge AFC we enter Christmas with many positives and a future we can look forward to. Financially, despite the pandemic we are in a good place and the structure of the club is starting to reap benefits with our U19's and U18's both top of their respective leagues. Our 1st team
Following the recent government announcement where they have ruled out extending the free school meal deal during the half term holidays for struggling families we have decided to offer kids from the Worsbrough area a free packed lunch on Friday 30 October. As a Community Football Club we don't want to see any child in our area going hungry so we will offer 50 Friday Free Packed Lunches for Worsbrough kids aged to 4 to 9 years old. This offer is made without question or judgement and complete discretion is guarenteed. All we ask is that you are a Worsbrough resident and that you contact us using our social media pages (facebook or Twitter) or through email to firstname.lastname@example.org The packed lunches will