Search results to follow...

Reserves and McDonalds team up

Sunday May 24, 2009

The future is clear for Tamworth FC's up and coming stars after Steve Bloor, Manager of McDonald’s Tamworth Ankerside Shopping Centre, announces an exciting new partnership as part of McDonald’s commitment to supporting local football and active lifestyles.

McDonaldsThe partnership came about after the club’s Reserve Team Coach, Darren Fulford, suggested a partnership with the local McDonald’s restaurant. Darren juggles the commitments of coaching this team with a full-time job as a window cleaner, including the windows at Steve’s McDonald’s restaurant.

Steve, a keen football fan, said: “I’m very keen to give something back to the local community and help Tamworth FC's potential new stars. Football is Britain’s national game and it plays a vital role in encouraging children and young people to get the exercise they need, as well as learning team-building skills and making friends.”

To ‘kick off’ the partnership, McDonald’s will provide kit and equipment including balls, bibs and training cones. Steve will also be providing sponsorship for one or more of Darren’s team to attend the McDonald’s FA-accredited football coaching programme so that they can support the club and raise football skills locally.

McDonald’s is committed to promoting active lifestyles through its grassroots football programme.

To date, the company has supplied more than 190,000 new footballs and donated over £4.5 million worth of kit. In partnership with the Football Association (FA), it has also trained 11,850 volunteer community coaches across the UK since 2002.

Follow us on Facebook  Twitter 
Next Game
Sat 20/01/18 15:00
Brackley Town
20/01/2018 15:00:00 Brackley Town H
27/01/2018 15:00:00 Spennymoor Town A
03/02/2018 15:00:00 York City H
10/02/2018 15:00:00 Alfreton Town A
13/02/2018 19:45:00 Blyth Spartans H
17/02/2018 15:00:00 AFC Telford United H
24/02/2018 15:00:00 Salford City A
03/03/2018 15:00:00 Darlington 1883 H
10/03/2018 15:00:00 Southport A
17/03/2018 15:00:00 Harrogate Town H
View all Fixtures