Easington Colliery youth football team get new kit and sponsorship deal from supporters at Castle Dene Shopping Centre

28th August 2019

A YOUTH football team has been given a boost after securing their very first sponsorship deal and new kit from a shopping centre in the heart of Peterlee.

Castle Dene Shopping Centre has announced it is supporting Easington Colliery Youth Football Club, under 9’s team. Who are one team out of the various age groups ranging from 6 to 18.

Last season the Easington-based club finished 10 in the league, and also entered 3 tournaments.

Coach David, who is also the administrator at Castle Dene Shopping Centre and dad to one of the players, says the team are over the moon with their new kit.

He said: “We cannot thank Castle Dene Shopping Centre enough for the funding.

“The club has never had a sponsor before, so the lads really cannot wait to get on the pitch sporting their new kit next week for the first game of the season.”

The Easington Colliery players will also be taking part in the shopping centre’s events and activities throughout the year to help raise further funds for their club.

Suzanne Chaney, Centre Manager at Castle Dene, said: “It’s fantastic to see so many youngsters involved in sport and we are extremely proud to be featured in the new kit.

“We are a shopping centre that prides ourselves on community engagement and we will be routing for the lads all the way this season. We wish them the best of luck.”

To keep up to date with the latest news at Caste Dene Shopping Centre, visit www.castledeneshoppingcentre.co.uk