Just Beverley Issue 72 - Flipbook - Page 7
Back Row - L-R: Mark Smith, Stu Akester, Mike Thompson, Rich Jagger.
Front - L-R: Olly Grantham, Gary Proud.
interview process it was clear that Mike would be
the ideal candidate to take them forward.
Going into 2021, the club is excited about the
development of Norwood, Olly Grantham and
Rich Jagger are the driving force towards taking
the team forward. Having spent a substantial sum
on the pitch with the Ivan Usher stand opening
and planning permission also being sought for
floodlights at the ground to fit the last piece of
the jigsaw. It is all credit to both Olly and Rich
how they have managed the projects and the
responses have been very positive the future
does look bright.
While new sponsors are continuously joining the
club and contributing to the local community,
which includes ex player Leon Dawson of Minster
Carco who sponsors the 1st Team. Beverley Town
are looking for even more sponsors to support the
team’s development in the future. At only £300
per year, local businesses could advertise at the
side of the First team pitch to help support the
club and raise their own profile as well. Known as
a Win Win situation.
Mark Smith, Chairman of the club, said: “The club
has a wonderful feel about it at the moment with
some real momentum and desire
to move forward. The possible
development further of Norwood as
a sporting hub in Beverley will only
attract further sponsors”.
for the club to see it through the good and bad
times has ensured that Beverley Town have the
foundations to build on.
Mark said: “There is so much good going on at
the club, it is a real success story, a story that the
residents of Beverley should be proud of and get
As the country comes out of lockdown and looks
towards a brighter future, Beverley Town looks to
support and promote Sport to encourage health,
wellbeing and social interaction, engaging people
to get involved. If you are interested in getting
involved, to be a part of the Community Club and
push it's continued success then get in touch with
the club, look to a healthy and brighter future for
Contact Mark Smith, Chairman at shefwed99@
gmail.com or tel 07879 520902.
Beverley Town FC is run by volunteers and without
their help, the club could not exist. Special thanks
also goes to Steve Graham who keeps everyone
Covid Safe and Claire Willey who is the Covid
Safe and welfare Officer looking after the junior
section of the club.
Despite a tough year all round,
there are plenty of achievements
to celebrate; Gary Proud has been
the club secretary for 25 years, they
now have a first team coach helping
them play at the level they want
to compete in, and thanks to the
council, Deer Park Way has been
marked out with pitches as the
Leisure Centre is being developed.
The infrastructure largely built on
the determination from Gary behind
the scenes and his continued love
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