Author: Mark Rees

We’ve won the 200 club!

We’re delighted to have won the top prize of front of shirt sponsorship in the 200 club draw. After careful consideration and much discussion, we have decided to keep the prize, and so our logo will be on the home and away shirts. We bought ten tickets for the 200 club back in February to…
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September 21, 2020 0

Trust buys treatment table for Chorley FC

CFCST has sourced and purchased a reconditioned treatment table for Chorley FC. The table is a significant upgrade on the previous equipment and complies with the current National League ground grading requirements. The purchase was funded out of last season’s pledges fundraising scheme, which was dedicated to ground improvements. Thanks are due to Chris Blackburn,…
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September 18, 2020 0

Ben Kay gets a new sprayer

Chorley FC Groundsman Ben Kay got in touch with us recently asking for a new knapsack sprayer to help with ground maintenance. We raised almost £1000 last season through our pledges scheme and have not yet allocated all the money, so we were happy to be able to help out by buying the sprayer. Here’s…
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September 7, 2020 0

Minutes of the September 2020 members’ meeting

12 members attended, plus Graham Watkinson, secretary and part owner of Chorley FC. Pete Thompson, the new chair, welcomed our new board members: Lawson Dauer and Andy Hardman. Apologies were received from Dave Perris, Hayden Rose, Eileen and Grenville Hartley and Maureen Wardman. Treasurer’s report: Income Membership 59.90 Donations / Easy Fundraising 93.26 Pledges 1.00…
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September 3, 2020 0

We’re having a members meeting!

Please come along to our first in-person members meeting since March on Wednesday 2 September, at 8pm in the Social Club. Yes, we’re going to meet in person, but we have to stay safe so capacity is limited and entry will be by booked ticket only. You can book your ticket here for £11 which…
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August 28, 2020 0

Support Jue’s sponsored bike ride to Brig

Jue Vass is cycling from his home in Haydock to Bamber Bridge and back for Saturday’s match – the first which fans have been able to attend since March. Jue’s been involved with the football club and the Trust in various capacities for a long time now – he was once the matchday announcer, and…
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August 28, 2020 0

Minutes of Members meeting Saturday August 8

After the AGM on Saturday August 8, we held a regular members meeting. Here’s a summary of what happened. Pete Thompson, who has been acting as Supporter Director, gave a club update. Over 200 season tickets have been sold. The season is currently expected to being on October 3 with an FA Cup tie. Crash…
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August 26, 2020 0

2020 Annual General Meeting minutes

The meeting was held over Zoom on Saturday 8th August at 3pm, chaired by Chris Blackburn in the absence of chair Dave Tindall. Apologies were received from Ian Hargreaves. Twenty members attended, meaning that the meeting had a quorum. The minutes from the last AGM were read and accepted, with no matters arising. The chairman’s…
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August 19, 2020 0

History quiz winner donates prize to Community Foundation

The recent Chorley FC history quiz resulted in a three way tie for the lead, with the tie-breaker question won by Graham Watkinson. He decided to give his £50 charity donation to Chorley FC Community Foundation, which was most appropriate given how much support they gave to the quiz. Manager Jamie Vermiglio also took part…
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August 18, 2020 0

Chorley FC History Quiz

Book your ticket now for our Chorley FC history quiz on Monday 20 July at 8pm We’re all missing our club, and with no date yet set for the coming season we want to try to bring our fans together around the football club. We can’t get together in person yet, but we can…
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July 13, 2020 0