Crusaders Football Club
Crusader Football News
Season ends on 6th of May and restarts 9th September, 9.00am
Well here we are nearly at the end of another
footballing year – thanks for your support of the Saturday
football this season.
Thank you also to all those who have helped
out; Forbes, Robin, Phil and myself plus all you parents who
support in many different and much appreciated ways.
Your support as parents has encouraged us
greatly and helped fulfil our aim of providing good fun football
run along Christian principles of sportsmanship and
consideration for others.
On behalf of your local church we’ll be
continuing to provide this as a service to the young people of
Come and join !
The Saturday morning football
is organised and run by Uplyme Church. The leaders give
their time free, there is no charge, everybody is welcome,
it runs from 9.00am to 10.15am and is designed for people to
meet and play together for fun, the emphasis is on FUN.
4 to 16 years is the age
range, we start with a bit of light training to get warmed
up, then move onto ball skills and control. Finally we split
into age/ability groups and play a match for about 40
If this sounds like something you or your child would
enjoy taking part in, come along on a Saturday morning to
talk to Andy, Robin, Forbes or Irve (or give Irve a ring on
still taking on any used football boots that could be passed on
to a younger player.
Second hand or donated boots may either help another
child as a gift or could be sold on to fund a new pair.
Let us know if you have any to sell or donate, or if you
would like a pair and we will keep a list of those available
and wanted. IG.
What fantastic support we get at
the Saturday morning football. A regular 30+ young people
turning up to play, much needed help from the mums & dads who
come along and help organise the games and a super response to
our recent request for funds to help buy new footballs for the
Jack & George Heath who are
regular members of the football on Saturday mornings held a
raffle between Christmas & New Year 2003 to help raise funds for
It was held in The Talbot Arms with prizes donated by
Andy and the team at The Talbot, Paul & Alison Bright of Carswell Farm and the two boy’s parents Phil & Donna Heath.
They raised a total of £47, which
is a huge help to the group – Many thanks to you all.
National Six-a-Side Shield Birmingham 2006
Sunday (2nd April '06) saw the South West
Crusader Tournament heats played in Uplyme.
A ‘proper’ a side pitch was marked out thanks
to Phil Heath and Uplyme Football club. We were able to provide
not just a warm welcome, but cakes and refreshments too for
participants and their supporters. The first heat kick-off was
scheduled for 2.30pm. Uplyme Crusaders fielding two under-11
teams this year so many of our players were involved and those
who were not came along to support
The national tournament finals were held at
Aston University playing fields in Birmingham on Saturday 22nd
Simon Armytage was on hand to take these
Our gallant squad before the competition
The team received silver medals for a
close second place behind Lenzie of Glasgow. A great day was had by all and
congratulations to all of the Uplyme team, both players and