Family fun day to celebrate rebirth of football club

A family fun day has been organised to celebrate the reformation of St Leonards Football Club next Sunday (August 17).

The event will be held at West St Leonards Community Association in Bexhill Road between noon and 4pm. The club’s under 10s will compete in a local league for the first time this season. The fun day will include inflatable slide, penalty shoot out, prizes, face painting and cake competition.

There will also be an East Sussex Freestyle Football Championship sponsored by Macron Stores Hastings and St Leonards FC. It is an open age competition to show off tricks which will be judged on rounds. The East Sussex football freestyle champion will win a trophy and also £50 Macron voucher, 2nd place will receive £30 and 3rd place will receive £15. To enter it will cost £5 and an application form must be filled in.

Organiser Tim Cowell said: “This event is all to raise money for St Leonards Football Club to develop and give opportunities for the local community to get involved in our club.” For more information email: