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Millhouses Juniors FC under 11s side will start the 2015-16 season with a smart new kit sponsored by Wilson Field.
The squad, which currently involves 10 players and plays home games at the Bannerdale Playing Fields, will go into its third season together in the Sheffield and District Junior Sunday League. This is the second season business turnaround specialists Wilson Field has sponsored the team’s shirts. So it allows us to reinforce the company’s commitment to youngsters and grass roots football.
Subscriptions, fundraising activity and sponsorship is key to operating a club like this and we are grateful to Wilson Field for helping
Phil Meekin, head of marketing at Wilson Field said; “Wilson Field is a nationwide company but does not forget its Sheffield roots. We want to invest in the local community and encourage young players to do their best.”Millhouses Juniors FC’s teams, managers and parents continue to have an excellent reputation for sportsmanship and conduct. Last season the club helped 77 children mainly from the Millhouses and Nether Edge areas enjoy physical exercise and competitive football.”
Under 11s manager Richard Barnes, who manages alongside Adrian Jones, said; “Subscriptions, fundraising activity and sponsorship is key to operating a club like this and we are grateful to Wilson Field for helping the under 11s squad for the second year running.
“Last season saw some good passing and tactical awareness with some tough matches that we will face again next season. The season finished with a third place in the cup after penalties! The players are a credit to the club.
“This coming season we will be playing nine-a-side, so are bringing in a few more players to strengthen the squad.”