Some more amazing news about our Football Team SPARC United. We are really pleased to announce our football team, currently on a winning streak have won “The Good Mood” 5 a side tournament in Huddersfield, Yorkshire on Wednesday 14th March, we played four games against other mental health organisations and won all four.
We are chuffed to bits to announce our football team SPARC UNITED are through to the semi-finals of the FA Peoples Cup – Adult Male Premiership Disability League. The game will be held at Powerleague Manchester Central on the 25th March at 2pm.
SPARC United As part of World Mental Health day Nick (team member of SPARC United) brought together a few SPARC United players and entered the Burton Albion football tournament held in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. This was a whole day event having to be at the train station at 8.00am with tickets costing £54.00. They played 6 games in total: 4 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, and they returned champions ‘again’.
Today we had a very special visit from Lee Wolstenholme; director of Vehicle Consulting. Lee, dressed as Stockports very own Christmas elf (see below) gave us an extremely generous donation of £200. This kind of donation is so important; it is a donation from the community that goes back into the community. Through generosity and community-minded individuals and organisations we at SPARC are able to continue helping people in the way we do and even set up extra groups that…
The Cheshire Ability Counts Football League that is! Ability Counts was formed as part of the FA’s strategy for developing football for people with mixed abilities. SPARC United have been training hard and honing their skills and have finally made it to the top. Lets take a moment to bask in the glory of being at the top; and keep our fingers crossed for the rest of the season! Click here for the official webpage.