Pontefract Collieries prepare to provide fun and games

Pontefract Collieries FC are set to host a free family fun day this summer at their Beechnut Lane ground.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 8:00 am

The event is to take place on July 17 with fun events from 10am to 4pm.

Food and drinks will be available, as well as Classic and Performance Cars to take a look at, a fun fair, rides and more games to enjoy.

Entry is free for all the family as the club hopes to put smiles on faces after what has been a difficult year.

Mikey Dunn in action for Pontefract Collieries' senior side.

Collieries are also organising their first six-a-side junior football tournament to take place on July 24 and 25.

The event will help teams prepare for their hoped for return to competitive action in the 2021/22 season and will be held at Colls' Electrical Regional Services Ltd Stadium.

It will involve under 8s and under 10s competitions on the Saturday and under 9s and under 11s the following day with Collieries inviting entries now.

Entry Fee is £30 with places in the event confirmed by email once the club has received payment. Further details of the tournament will be sent out no later than two weeks before the scheduled start. Closing date for entries is June 30.

This tournament has been sanctioned by the West Riding County FA any clubs entering must provide Colls with their own affiliation number.

Each team will consist of a maximum of six players plus a maximum of four rolling subs and Ponte have asked that only grassroots teams apply with no centre of excellence teams.

To enter, fill out the form available on the Pontefract Collieries website and send via email to [email protected] or post to tournament organiser Mark Robertson, 131 Main Road, Drax, North Yorkshire, YO8 8NJ.