Wilpshire Wanderers News
Wilpshire Wanderers Presentation Evening 2017
The Wilpshire Wanderers Presentation Evening for the 2016/17 season will be held in the Premier Suite at Ewood Park on Tuesday 9th May.
Please arrive between 6:30pm and 6:45pm so all can be seated for a 7:00pm start
30th April 2017 – Cup Semi-Final
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29th April 2017 – Cup Final
22nd April 2017
19th April 2017
Safeguarding message from the FA
(Recently updated, the
Under 10 Red squad)
Goalkeeper Needed Under 9
The 2016/2017 Wilpshire Wanderers U9 Blue Team are looking for a goalkeeper.
Date of birth between 1st September 2007 and 31st August 2008.
Please contact Jason Smith on 07725 761400
Players Needed Under 12
The 2016/2017 Wilpshire Wanderers U12 Black Team are looking for additional players for this season.
Date of birth between 1st September 2004 and 31st August 2005.
Please contact Matt on 07787 421116
Futsal Nights with Wilpshire Wanderers
Futsal is an exciting, fast-paced five-a-side football game and these sessions are for age groups Under 6 to Under 10.
Located at St. Augustine's School, Elker Lane, Billington, BB7 9JA from 11th January on Monday and Tuesday nights.
For more information please see the Events page or contact Tony Hartley (07549 289498) or Anthony Whitehead (07816 970138)
Wilpshire Wanderers on Twitter to keep up to date with additions and changes to the website.
Steve Frost Honoured at Buckingham Palace
Wilpshire Wanderers club chairman Steve Frost was honoured at Buckingham Palace on the 7th October as part of the Football Association's 150 anniversary celebrations. Steve received a medal for his services to grass roots football from the Football Association president, the Duke of Cambridge, and then watched a match between Civil Service FC and Polytechnic FC on the lawns of Buckingham Palace.
Congratulations Steve, all of us at Wilpshire Wanderers are grateful for the time and effort you put into the club and this recognition of your hard work is richly deserved.
Catering at Salesbury Memorial Hall on Saturday Mornings
||The Wilpshire Wanderers catering facilities at Salesbury Memorial Hall have received a recent revamp. In collaboration with St. Peters Church at Salesbury, bacon butties are now being served on a Saturday morning in addition to the usual teas and coffees. |
Service starts around 9:00 am each Saturday so if you are passing why not pop in for breakfast!!
Steve's trip to Wembley
Unfortunately Wilpshire Wanderers Club Chairman Steve Frost did not win the national award for Outstanding Contribution To Community Football, but he did have a truely amazing day at the World Cup qualifier between England and San Marino at Wembley on the 12th October. Wilpshire Wanderers are still very proud of Steve's achievement in winning the Outstanding Contribution To Community Football in both the Lancashire and North West regions.
Wilpshire Wanderers Honour Steve Frost
At this year's presentation evening, there was an unexpected interruption when club Chairman, Steve Frost, was presented with a special award in recognition for his dedication to Wilpshire Wanderers Football Club. More details are available on clicking the images below
Return of "away" kits
Could managers who use the alternative shirts please return them to Salesbury Memorial Hall as soon as possible after use so they are available for other teams.The Wilpshire Wanderers Boot Room
Don't throw away those old football boots, or shin pads, or football kits. Donate them to the Wilpshire Wanderers Boot Room at the Salesbury Memorial Ground on a Saturday morning and have a look for your next boots, pads or kit there too!!
Arranging a friendly? Need a referee? Contact James Buckley on 01254 249937