Legends game aids a very worthy cause
Waddington FC would like to thank all who participated in the Raymond Boyd Memorial Trophy game at Clitheroe's Shawbridge ground.
The match, involving current Waddington players and Waddington Legends, was a huge success.
Played in sunny conditions, a very healthy crowd applauded as volunteers working for the Cystic Fibrosis Society commenced proceedings with the kick-off.
Waddington would especially like to thank Keith Driver (photographer), Ian Walsh (referee), Anne Barker and Clitheroe FC, for all their hard-working staff, players, volunteers, the club sponsors, but most of all everyone who attended and supported this very worthy cause.
£600 was raised through generous donations and will be forwarded to the Cystic Fibrosis charity appeal.
At half-time Waddington held their presentation to celebrate a successful season.
The first team won promotion to the East Lancashire League First Division, and the reserve side finished third in the East Lancashire League and reached the semi-finals of the Norman Pratt Trophy.
Roll of honour: First team – Manager’s Player of the Year, Liam Gidlow; Players’ Player of the Year, Danny Anderson; Player of the Year, Gary Hickling; Goal of the Season, Liam Gidlow; Leading Goalscorer, Rob Lloyd.
Reserve team – Manager’s Player of the Year, Chris Kenyon; Players’ Player of the Year, Craig Barnes; Player of Year, Chris Pinnard.
Club Awards – Young Player of the Year, Adam Pritchard; Clubman of the Year, Luke Conti; Old Cobblers Square Ball, David Potts; Moment of the Season, first team winning promotion; Special Award, Keith Driver, club photographer.