Wilpshire Wanderers News

Wilpshire Wanderers To Partner With Rimington Football Club
Wilpshire Wanderers are delighted to announce a partnership with Rimington Football Club and the formation
an Under 18s squad. The new team, Rimington Under 18s, will play in the East Lancashire Football Alliance
on Sundays. Traditionally, Wilpshire Wanderers provides football for children from the ages of Under 5 up to
under 16 and currently have 280 players in 22 squads. The partnership with Rimington FC provides the opportunity
for young footballers in the U16 squads at Wilpshire Wanderers, to seemlessly transition into adult football.
Rimington FC have First and Reserve Teams in the East Lancashire Football League and play at the
impressive Coulthurst Jubilee Field facilty which will host the home fixtures for the new Under 18s team.

Full details of the partnership between Wilpshire Wanderers and Rimington FC can be found here.

Fund Raising
We are aiming to raise funds to replace the loss of club subscriptions following the lockdown due to Covid-19.
This much needed funding will be used to support the maintenance and improvement of our facilities.
Donations can be pledged through the following JustGiving Crowdfunding Page


Thank you for your support!

Players Wanted For Wilpshire Wanderers U12 Blue
The Wilpshire Wanderers U12 Blue squad are looking for a goalkeeper and several outfield players
(This season Year 6, next season Year 7).
Please contact Dave Haxton for further information.

Players Wanted For Wilpshire Wanderers U10 Girls
We are looking for a goalkeeper (Year 3 or Year 4 girl), to become our No 1,
and outfield players as we prepare to move up to 9-a-side football next season.
If you have a daughter or know someone who would be interested in joining a great
and friendly team please contact Jason Robinson (07766 087744) to find out more.

Recent Results
8th March 2020
East Lancashire Football Alliance
U13 Wilpshire Wanderers 5–1 Belvedere

7th March 2020
Accrington and District Junior Football League
U12 Wilpshire Wanderers Black 3–3 Rosegrove Avengers
U14 Wilpshire Wanderers 1–4 Burnley Belvedere Reds
U15 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue 6–3 Brierfield Celtic White
7th March 2020
Accrington and District Junior Football League U13 Cup Quarter-Final
U13 Great Harwood Rovers Green 4–4 Wilpshire Wanderers Blue
(Wilpshire Wanderers Blue won 4–3 on penalties)

Bolton, Bury and District Football League
U16 Elton & Walshaw Coolcats 1–2 Wilpshire Wanderers

1st March 2020
East Lancashire Football Alliance
U13 Padiham FC Black 0–4 Wilpshire Wanderers

(Recently updated, the Under 13 Red squad)

Under 5 Under 6 Under 7 Black Under 7 Blue Under 7 Red Under 8 Blue
Under 8 Red Under 9 Girls Under 9 Black Under 9 Blue Under 9 Red Under 10 Blue Under 10 Red
Under 11 Blue Under 11 Red Under 12 Black Under 13 Blue Under 13 Red
Under 13 Sunday Under 14 Blue Under 15 Black Under 15 Blue Under 15 Sunday Under 16 Past Teams

Calling all Reception and Year 1 Girls

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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)

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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!!

Referees Available
Arranging a friendly? Need a referee? Contact James Buckley on 01254 249937