Cumbria’s leading football clubs are supporting police in urging fans to enjoy this weekend’s Cumbrian derby responsibly. Carlisle United welcome Barrow AFC to Brunton Park in this Saturday’s highly-anticipated League Two fixture in what is expected to be a bumper day of football for fans across the county. The derby, which kicks off at 1pm,… Continue reading Football fans encouraged to enjoy the Cumbrian derby responsibly
Fans are being encouraged to put money aside over the summer, ready to jump on the Bluebirds’ bus next season. On Friday, the Bluebirds Trust launched their ‘Summer Saver’ online scheme to help Barrow AFC fans spread the cost of coach travel to away games. ‘Saving a bit now will help spread the cost of travel once the season starts,’ said Trust Travel organiser Richard Ingham. Families have a lot of expenses around that time so this is just a way of putting a little aside- it all helps.’ Bus convenor Chris Taylor, who attends most of the away games on the bus with his son, said ‘It’s a great idea. When the football stops, you don’t have to if you pay now and save later!’ Summer Saver can be accessed from the Bluebirds’ Trust website. The scheme will last until the first away game of the season and fans will be able to use the money they have banked throughout the Bluebirds’ 2022-23 campaign in League Two.
On Thursdays Sportzone chat show from 6pm Tony Colyer talks to the manager of Barrow AFC Community Manager trust Craig Rutherford about the status of the community programmes, the progress on the development of the Ladies football project and the up and coming events including a 24 hour football match. Craig is also part of… Continue reading SportZone 1 Apr 21