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Welcome back for the 2014-15 season.
Shankill F.C. would like to welcome everybody back for the 2014-15 season this year we will have over 20 teams competing in the DDSL, SDFL. LFL & Metropolitian Girls Leagues, plus we will have our Panthers section which caters for over 50 boys & girls aged 5 & 6.
2013-2014 was a very successful season on and off the field. On the field we won 3 league titles, 3 teams got to the semi finals of the SDFL cups with the Under 14 Div 2 team winning the Major Cup. After tricky starts to the season both of our Under 12 teams cemented their places in the Div 1 & Div 2 leagues in the SDFL. The new format for the small sided teams proved very succesful and with each player getting the opportunity to play in every position the benefits will be huge when our teams start playing competitive football. In April 4 teams travelled to Wales to play in the Prestatyn Cup and they came home with 5 trophies. Both of our Girls teams had very succesfull season and this has prompted us to start a Girls Academy starting 16th of August 2014. We also had our most succesfull Bertie Messitt Street Leagues to date with over 225 players competing over 2 weeks.
Off the field our new all weather training facility was completed beside the clubhouse and this ensures continuity in training throughout the winter months. At our AGM this year our commitee was re-elected to continue the work they have started in making Shankill F.C. a very successsfull community club.We have struck a deal with Stanno Sports to supply us with new Kits and a change in colour and design for the coming season and over the coming months the old kits will be phased out and the new ones phased in. If anybody would like to sponsor a team this year please contact Tim Cullinane at 0872181086
Our subscribtion fees have increased this year to include all add ons such as shorts and socks and paying for floodlight usage for our new all-weather and the rental of the Rathmichael all-weather for training for the coming season the subcribtions this year start at €85 for Panthers and €185 for Players with discounts for more than one family member.
As per usual we ask for anybody that can help the club in any way to put yourself forward the work load for the committee is becoming harder each season and it is not only managers and coaches we are looking for. If you can help with admin, looking after the cafe, maintaining and upgrading the clubhouse or taking photos or supplying match reports from the games for our website please contact any commitee member.
We look forward to the coming season with great anticipation and also ask you to follow us on facebook were news will be updated regularly.
Yours in football
|P.J. Keating||Vice Chairman||0866005558|
|Dave Griffin||Club Secretary||0879453122|
|Donal O' Connor||UCFL Secretary||0868533602|
|Terry Whelan||DDSL Secretary||0879175376|
|Stephen Spain||SDFL Secretary||0868079517|
|Tommy Cummins||Child Liason Officer||0879080313|
|Barry Hall||MGL Secretary||0868167487|
|Helen Allen||LFL Secretary||0876318974|