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Tuesday August 27, 2019
Youth Fixtures start this Weekend
Action from last seasons Cadley (white) v Southport fixture
Sunday 1st September sees the opening group fixtures in our much expanded youth divisions, as well as the preliminary rounds of the Syndicate Trust Youth Cup.
This follows a far reaching consultation with over 60 youth teams across Lancashire where they were asked how their football should be delivered. Coaches, secretaries, managers, club development officers, and Chairmen took part in the transition survey process, which looked to address why players leave the game in such huge numbers at this age group.
Whilst lifestyle and social choices were a significant factor, the quality and quantity of football offered was also key to these players remaining in the game. Over 90% of respondents cited player progression and development, in conjunction with enjoyment, respect and fair play as their main motivations, compared to just 8% who wanted to win a trophy.
Most surprising was that a vast majority were prepared to travel to achieve football of comparable ability with 80% in favour of a short seeding phase, ahead of the main competitive season.
Clubs will compete in small 5 team groups and play games in September and early October, along with the LFA Cup competitions. The results data will then be used to assist the league to align the teams for the remainder of the season.
We wish all 35 of our youth teams the very best in the coming season.
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Kit washing/Laundry ServiceOne Stop Laundry Services Ltd
Your kit collected from your club (or an address) at your convenient time, wash, dry and folded and returned back to you in time for your next game, for a small cost off £12.50 per kit.
Contact: Jay on 07970 352721 or 07960 696666.
Charter Standard StatusClubs interested in applying for Charter Standard Status are asked to telephone or e-mail Nikki Nye for details.
Team Kits & EquipmentIan Senior of SKkits is offering your own designed kit @ £36 per player (including VAT), all badges/numbers/sponsor logo''s, etc. included in latest sublimated method of production.
Ian also offers 30% discount to all member clubs on prices shown in current PRECISION TRAINING catalogue, which can be seen on SKkits.
You can contact Ian anytime on 07960 137232 or email Ian Senior.
Ian attends all our League Meetings and he provides a quick and reliable service to member clubs.
Players & Club Officials
Goalkeeper wants a ClubPreston based goalkeeper Connor Simpson is looking for an Open Age club.
Contact Connor on 07568 384775.
Goalkeeper looking for a ClubExperienced goalkeeper Lukasz Grodek is looking for an Open Age club.
Contact Lukasz on 07365 720650.
Gregson Lane FC (Open Age)Gregson Land FC Open Age team are looking for players for the coming season.
Contact: Chris Lowe on 07741 909195.
Kits for UgandaThe following clubs have donated kits and equipment to our Uganda Appeal where they will be gratefully received by the local footballers;
Wrea Green (4 Kits)
Warton Typhoons (7 kits)
Ashton Villa (3 kits)
Lostock St Gerards (6 kits)
Tanterton (8 kits)
Preston Muldoons (2 kits)
Mellor FC (5 kits)
Gregson Lane (3 kits)
Penwortham Hill Rovers (2 kits)
Springfields (8 kits)
Ashton on Ribble
Penwortham Town (16 kits)
Walton Athletic (3 kits)
Ribbleton Wanderers(2 kits)
Altrincham FC, SKkits (5 kits)
AFC Ashwood (2 kits)
Hunters (2 kits)
Mick Borwick (Various items)
George Nicholas (Various items)
Chorley Wanderers (8 kits)
Horwich St Marys
Brigg (4 Kits)
Acregate Lane LC
New Longton Rovers
Garstang (9 kits)
Fulwood Amateurs (3 kits)
Gregson Lane Wanderers (2 kits)
Leyland United (3 kits)
New Farington House (3 kits)
A total of 122 kits have been donated by our clubs to date.
If you have a spare kit you can donate to the Appeal, please contact Eamonn McNamara.
Need extra players? Looking for a Club? Post a notice here Contact us.
The Lancashire Sunday League encourages all referees to become members of the Referees Association and it is League policy to give priority of appointments to those referees who are an RA member.
Preston Referees Society is based at Preston North End Football Club, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston, PR1 6RU, they meet on the first Monday of each month during the football season and everyone is welcome to attend their meetings. The meetings start at 7.30pm and usually finish around 9.00pm.
Anyone interested in joining Preston Referees Society or has any queries about refereeing should contact the Society Secretary Shaun Taylor here.
: The Society provides physical training for its members at UCLan Sports Arena Training every Monday evening between 6.30-7.30pm except on Society Monthly Meeting nights when it will be brought forward to 6.00-7.00pm.
For further details about the physical training sessions please contact Paul Marsden here.
Lancashire Sunday Football League is always happy to accept new referees to its list of officials. If you have any enquiries about refereeing on the League or would like to be added to the list of officials, please contact the League's Referee Manager Mark Moore here.
Mid Lancashire Football League operates on Saturday afternoons for Open Age clubs and they are also happy to accept new referees to its list of officials. If you have any enquiries about refereeing on the League or would like to be added to the list of officials, please contact the League's Referee Secretary Tony Hawkes here.