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Wealdstone FC are pleased to be associated with Harrow Stones Stars the local football team for people with learning disabilities. The team train every Thursday at 6pm. at the Harrow Leisure Centre. If anyonewants to join Harrow Stones Stars please contact Simon Heaney on 07969 571149
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Stones Stars have ball at Wealdstone FC
A great day was had by all on Saturday as Wealdstone Football Club played
hosts to Harrow Stones Stars FC, the football team run by local charity
The Stones Stars squad met up with the Wealdstone players before the Ryman
Premier League match versus Boreham Wood and later showed off their skills
to the crowd in an exhibition game at half-time. After the match the Stones
Stars were given a goody bag with new kit, programs and scarves.
Wealdstone's association with the learning disabilities team stretches back
a couple of years since a previous awareness day in 2006. As well as sharing
the same nickname, the Stones Stars also play in the famous blue and white
A collection among the fans and a large donation by the Wealdstone players
raised over £250 for Harrow Mencap.
"We would like to thank everyone connected with Wealdstone for organising
such a fantastic day," said Simon Heaney, coach of the Stones Stars.
"Wealdstone are a great community club and they've always supported our
efforts. They made us feel very welcome and the players loved their time on
the pitch and sung their hearts out for the full 90 minutes."
Stones Stars defender and long-time Wealdstone fan Matty Snell said he and
his team-mates had a fantastic time. "I really enjoyed myself. All the fans
clapped us and I got all the players autographs in the bar after the game,"
Wealdstone's Roger Slater, who helped organise the awareness day, said: "As
always it was a great pleasure to have the Stones Stars at the game. They
show such tremendous enthusiasm for the game in general and the Stones in
particular. It makes you realise how much good can come from the game and
how much pleasure it can give.
Sometimes, with the day to day stresses being involved with a club, we
Saturday's Mencap awareness day was sponsored by the Andrew Fuller Marathon
Appeal, (AFMA), a charity established to support young people with
disabilities or those suffering from cancer. A golf day has been organised
at Haste Hill Golf Course on Friday June 27th to raise money for the appeal.
Anyone interested in participating or making a donation should contact Brian
Fuller on 01923 842 369 or email at [email protected] .
If anyone wants to join the Harrow Stones Stars please visit
www.clubwebsite.co.uk/harrowstonesstarsfc or turn up for training on
Thursdays at the Harrow Leisure Centre between 6pm to 8pm. Sessions cost £3.