Sky Blues ready for new season start

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Magherafelt Sky Blues Football Club are gearing up for the start of the new 2013/14 season and are delighted to announce that they will be fielding eight teams throughout the club.

The South Derry club continue to provide the widest playing options for players in the local area.

Club Chairman, Robert Rainey, stated, “This further demonstrates the club’s commitment to providing football for all ages in the local community.

“Our joined up approach from mini-soccer, through youth teams to senior teams has to be commended. We are excited about the forthcoming season and are as always optomistic.

“The key thing for us is to ensure we can provide options to play for our club at various levels whilst promoting the benefits of being part of a community club.”

Rainey went onto to thank the clubs main sponsors: Bryson’s Bar is the senior team’s main kit and entertainment sponsors while The Barber Shop support the U11, U12, U13, U14, and U15 teams. Finally Ronan Valley Golf Course sponsor the Mini-Soccer Centre and U16 teams.

If any players are interested in joining the teams please contact the following managers:

First Team - competing in the Ballymena Premier Division - Seamus Quinn (07737 310878)

Reserve Team - competing in the Ballymena Junior Division One - Declan O’Neill (07403 233531)

U16s (1998) - competing in the NIBFA National League - Sean Monaghan (07590 078075)

U15s (1999) - competing in the Mid-Ulster Youth League - Liam McElhone (07542 801368)

U14s (2000) - competing in the NIBFA National League - Colm McKee (07860 319290)

U 13s (2001) - competing in the NIBFA National League - Thomas Maynes (07714 287144)

U12s (2002) - competing in the NIBFA National League - Paul Gribben (07919 597652)

U11 Team (2003) - competing in the North West and Coleraine League - 07870 578593.

Club Lotto draw (Saturday 22nd June). The numbers where 43, 8, and 34. No one picked the correct numbers. The £25 lucky Dip winner was Brian Toby Rocks. Jackpot is £1000 for the 3 correct numbers. Get your £1 ticket now for Saturday’s Draw from any committee member.

The superbly successful Magherafelt Sky Blues Mini Soccer Centre, sponsored by Ronan Valley, will be at held from this Saturday 29th June at Meadowbank Indoor Sports Complex....PS.. BRING TRAINERS...AS ITS INDOORS......Please pass the word around...The Mini Soccer Centre, is suitable for players in Primary School and takes place every Saturday at 10-11am....Cost is £2 per child.

Committee: PRESIDENTS - Sean Kelly/Wallace Quinn; CHAIRMAN - Robert Rainey; SECRETARY - Brian Rocks; TREASURER - Glenn Robinson; PRO - Abi Mohammed; COMMITTEE - Ciaran O’Neill, Sean Monaghan, Mickey Devlin, Mark Evans