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Frinton boosted by coveted FA award
A COASTAL football club are celebrating after receiving a prestigious award.
Frinton and Walton Youth have been awarded Charter Standard Club status, by the Football Association This is a sought-after prize that recognises and rewards high standards.
It is presented to clubs and leagues that are well run, sustainable and place child protection, quality coaching and safety as paramount importance.
Frinton and Walton secretary Sarah Muckle submitted the club’s application and they recently found out they had been successful from the Essex FA.
Club chairman Mick Collins said: “This is great recognition for the work carried out by our many volunteer managers and coaches who run our youth teams.
“The application has taken a long time to prepare but, with the co-operation of everyone involved and with the hard work of the committee, we finally got there.
“We’re absolutely delighted to receive this award and it will provide our club with a firm base to expand further.”
For the full story, a picture and more Frinton and Walton YFC news, see this week's Gazette.
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