One of the Stable Business Park’s proudest activities is their on-going commitment to sponsoring the local Worle Juniors Football Club.
Tom Daley of the Stables Business Park said: “It gives Sally and I great joy to see the positive affects football has on the next generation of young people. To see the youngsters of Worle Juniors being nurtured and encouraged by a fantastic group of parents is uplifting as we believe investing in the next generation as it will bring strength to the community.”
Assistant Secretary of Worle Juniors Football Club Chris Donald said: “Worle Juniors FC is a grassroots junior football club and has been providing football for the Local community children since it was formed in 1972. It has had its ups and downs but remains in its permanent home ground of Queensway, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare, where there is a grass 11 v 11 Juniors size pitch, fixed goals, a home and away dugout and a small cafe which has recently as 2016/17 season has been upgraded so that on match days it is utilised as a way to help raise additional funds.”
The Club is managed by a committee of six volunteer parents who operate in line with the Football Association guidelines on behalf of the parents and players. Featuring a number of squads for different age groups the club currently has two teams at Under 8’s who play 5 v 5 format of the game and train together once a week. There are also two teams at under 10’s who play the 7 v 7 format of the game and train together once a week, with a further two teams of under 11’s who play the 9 v 9 format of the game and train together once a week. The next two teams are the under 12’s who play the 9 v 9 format of the game and train together once a week. Moving up a year there are four teams at under 13’s who play the full 11 v 11 format of the game. Due to the numbers the teams train in pairs together once a week, and one under 16’s team who also play the 11 v 11 format of the game.
Teams play in the local Somerset Junior Premier League for age groups under 8’s and under 10’s, the Woodspring league for age groups under 11’s to under 16’s with the under 13’s also compete in the Bristol Saturday Youth League and Avon Youth League divisions two and three. Worle’s under 16’s team have been coached and mentored by the same coach since they joined the club as under 8’s and the club say they are proud that players and coaches have maintained association with the club throughout their footballing journey all aided and abetted by the folk at the Stables Business Park.
Worle Juniors Football Club has more than 160 players managed by a team of 29 volunteer coaches and abide by the Football Association’s Respect Code of Conduct. Founded in 1972 the club play at Queen’s Way in Worle, North Somerset. For more details of the club email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Press coverage of the Worle Juniors with Sally and Tom Dalley