North Walsham

Clubs merge to build a stronger team

Just Regional
Jul 10, 2020 2 mins read

North Walsham Town Football Club and North Walsham Youth Football Club have announced that they will be consolidating all youth, women’s and men’s teams into one organisation.

After much discussion and concerted effort from both clubs, all football within North Walsham will be under one umbrella for the first time in history.

This merger should allow greater security and increased opportunity for football across the community among all age groups and abilities. The club will now host:

A variety of youth age groups (girls and boys)

Mini Kickers

Ladies’ First Team

Men’s First, Reserves and A Team

Men’s Veterans (Over 35s)

Commenting jointly on the merger, outgoing NWYFC Chairman Nick Hindle and current NWTFC Chairman Craig Brown said: “It is fantastic to think that during these very difficult times both parties have been able to come together for the greater good of the community to provide a single organisation focused on an all-inclusive setup to encourage and grow wider football participation.

“This is a very proud moment for all those connected to both clubs as this has not been an overnight process and many obstacles have been overcome.

“The future for football related activity in North Walsham has taken a giant leap forwards and now it is for us to grow.  We will continue to foster our good relations and support from North Norfolk District Council and Norfolk FA.

“It is important to stress that we cannot rest and must continue this momentum with the help of volunteers, parents and schools within and around the town. 

“The club is always looking for more people to help with all aspects – coaching, assisting with refreshments, admin and committee roles.  If you wish to get involved, or are an adult or parent with a child who wants to give football a go, then please get in touch.  If we don’t have a team then come forwards and help us found one.”

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