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Local grassroots football representatives honoured at McDonald’s FAW Trust Community Football Awards

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Sep 10th, 2019.

Representatives of North East Wales grassroots football have been honoured at the local 2018-19 McDonald’s FAW Trust Community Football Awards ceremony at their restaurant in Regent Street.

Paul Kelly received the Volunteer of the Year Award for his unrelenting commitment to Futsal in the Wrexham and North Wales region. Club of the Year went to Buckley Town Juniors FC who have been a shining example setting the highest of benchmark standards.

In recognition of her tireless work in running the Chirk Youth Under 10 side in the Wrexham Youth League, Sarah Williams was deserved award winner of Coach of the Year.

Gerald Davies won the Referees Award recognising his 30 years plus service as a referee and now a mentor.

15 year old Kieron Jones was crowned the Young Volunteer winner for the impact he makes coaching the younger players at Brymbo Lodge FC.

The final presentation of the evening went to Phil Jones from Marford who gained the Outstanding Achievement award recognising his involvement and commitment over 4 decades.

He is Chairman of the Wrexham Youth League in addition to being the focal point for the producing of press reports and photography for all of the clubs in the Welsh National League and the Wrexham Youth League.

Mike Parry who is the Football Development Manager confirmed these winners of the regional awards will automatically become the shortlisted candidates for the annual National Awards, presented by McDonald’s, at a star-studded event in Cardiff prior to the international match between Wales and Croatia on Sunday 13th October.

*Pictured: Phil Jones, Dave Fawkes, Paul Kelly, Kevin Holden, Stewart Williams, Emma Iball, Kieron Jones and Sarah Williams.

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