The Market Place, Wigan branch of Santander has adopted Joseph’s Goal and is holding regular fundraisers on Saturdays, with all the staff wearing Joseph’s Goal T shirts. Thank you to Sarah, Sarah, and all the staff.
Landlord Ian Roscoe is seen presenting the signed Latics shirt to winner Phil Handley after a raffle that raised £446 for Joseph’s Goal at the Delph Tavern, Orrell. Many thanks. The hostelry is also the base for the Orrell branch of the Manchester City Supporters’ Club – Ian nominated Joseph’s Goal as their local charity, [...]
A large block print of Jean to mark his World Cup goal was offered for the best retweet / new follower – won by Mark Gore with wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper.
Phil Grimshaw completed the Southport Marine Lake Triathlon to raise over £600 ‘to help an old school friend and his son’. Much appreciated.
Many thanks to Phil and Claire Wilkinson, who raised £600, and Dawn Hilton, who raised a similar amount, for braving the cold depths of Lake Windermere to complete the Great North Swim.
£110 was raised from an auction for a signed special edition Latics shirt with encrusted poppy from the game at Yeovil.
Taxi driver Christopher Stewart insisted that his fares had to buy a Joseph’s Goal wristband before getting into his taxi, and raised over £100. Great idea!
Congratulations to Andy Brown, who bid £220 to win the Ivan Ramis Latics shirt, signed by all the squad to mark the all Spanish Champions League final in 2014.
At the WJL Presentation Evening at the DW Stadium South Stand Suite, the most prestigious award of the evening, the Clubman of the Year, was renamed the Joseph Goal Cup. A cheque for £2,000 was also presented to Joseph’s Goal after a year of fundraising for the Charity, which realised a total of £2,500. Thanks to the [...]
Thanks to John Pendlebury for arranging a Staff v Year 11 football match at Rose Bridge High School, Wigan, raising £170 so far. Result: Teachers 3 – 1 Students