Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Help Us Score a Funding Boost

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Help Us Score a Funding Boost

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Byline: REBECCA GREENER

A NEW girls' football club has entered the Gazette's Wish Campaign for the first time to help fund training equipment for their under-13 and 15 teams.

Redcar Town FC junior girls' section, is a newly formed team organised for the start of the 2012/ 2013 season.

Assistant coach, Russ McDonald set up the team to provide an opportunity for girls of all abilities, interested in football to come along and train and play in weekly matches.

Russ said: "We wanted to try and create a fun atmosphere whilst still improving football skills and fitness.

"However, we have been finding sponsorship very hard to come by, so Wish will hopefully provided us with much needed funds with the added bonus of publicity for the team. "We are hoping to buy kits for the new members, a variety of sporting equipment for training and purchase trophies to present to the players for a presentation evening."

Meeting every Tuesday and Thursday night for training sessions and every Saturday morning for matches the group is hoping to expand, creating teams for under-11s and under-9s. …

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