Charity Football Game – 25.06.16
Charity Football Match being arranged by 3rd Team player Anthony Postlethwaite
One of my former teammates passed away through illness late 2015. Former team mates have been raising money through other charitable days/events and to get Merton FC involved I have organised a post-season friendly game at Sutton United FC on 25th June to raise awareness, and hopefully a good amount of money at the end of the day to be donated to the below ‘justgiving page’.
The event is at Sutton United FC home ground on their 4G pitch on 25th June, access to ground at 1pm – kick off at 2pm. The teams will be a mixture of Merton XI v Alexandra United FC.
Volunteers/Help needed from Merton Members see below suggestions from Anthony, if you canspare you time to help make this event succussful that would be great. Please contact Anthony on M: 07525100743 or [email protected]
It would be great as this is a charity day if we can sort out officials from within the club to run the line, and ref the game – this will give us the maximum available funds to donate to the charity.
If we are able to bring balls, and necessary match day provisions on the day this would be fab also.
I will be taking the armband on the day, as will one of Billy’s former teammates for the opposition – however an in-house squad manager for the day would be great (Clappers if not playing or Lofty would be great).
Each team (Merton fc & the oppo) will have to pay £120.00 each to book the venue and pitch hire.
Suggested gate cost of £5.00 each for all spectators will allow ground entry and donation, which again- if we are able to sort out someone to do this on the day and collect the donations that would be much appreciated.
We should have enough time to sort all of this out, yet help will be needed where possible if any of our Merton club members are willing to give up a few hours to help the charity cause.
I also think this will be great promotion for the club and hopefully will generate interest for next season- team numbers have been an issue over the past few seasons so hopefully this will be mutually beneficial in terms of raising money, and greater Merton interest.
The quarter finals of the euros will be on in the bar after the game also following the match. Hopefully England are there!