Pannal Sports Junior FC benefit from £300 grant

20 July 2015

Pannal Sports Junior FC is celebrating after receiving a £300 donation from the MARS Milk Play Fund.

Pannal Sports is a well-established football club set to celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. Made up of 400 boys and girls of different age groups the club has 12 teams.  Last season, one team saw its hard work and determination pay off when it won the Harrogate and District cup final.  And a further boys team finished as league runners up. However, the teams recognise that being part of a football club is not all about winning and therefore adopts an all-inclusive policy, welcoming players of all abilities.

Wayne Barker, a coach at Pannal Sports, said:

This donation from the MARS Milk Play Fund couldn’t have come at a better time.  We can now purchase some new shirts for the next season, which we haven’t been able to do for years!


The MARS Milk Play Fund was set up to help individuals, clubs and groups to play more. The MARS Milk Play Fund, runs until October 4 2015 and has two £300 awards to donate each week. There is also a £1,000 monthly award, where the public can vote for their favourite individual, club or team.

The fund is open to individuals, clubs and organisations based in the UK and Republic of Ireland only. Applicants must be aged 18 years or over and only one application will be accepted per person, club or organisation.

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