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FA GRASSROOTS AWARDS 2021 - WINNERS AND RUNNERS UP ANNOUNCED

Durham County FA would like to say a huge congratulations to all winners and runners up.

THE FA AND MCDONALD’S GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL AWARD WINNERS AND RUNNERS UP ANNOUNCED

In a season which was faced us with a multitude of different challenges as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The FA and McDonald's Grassroots Football Awards celebrate and recognise the inspiring work that has taken place throughout the 2020/21 season. This is our opportunity to celebrate Durham County's grassroots football heroes.

The FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards are for people who make a positive difference. It’s our way to celebrate the fantastic individuals who put their heart and soul into the grassroots game across Durham FA and say a huge thank you to the incredible volunteers who inspire us all.

Below are the 2021 Durham FA Grassroots Football Award Winners:

Grassroots club of the year:
Winner: Coxhoe United Youth 
Runner up: Belmont Club FC

Grassroots coach of the year for Adults:
Winner: Cameron Thompson (Washington United FC) 

Grassroots coach of the year for Youth:
Winner: Richard Burtenshaw (Shincliffe Juniors FC)
Runner up: Mark Keane (Gateshead Redheugh Youth FC)

Grassroots Project of the Year:
Winner: Wayne Lonsdale (Crook Town AFC Youth)

Grassroots Club of the Year:

Winner: Coxhoe United Youth 

Grassroots Match Official of the Year:

Winner: Callum Fay
Runner up: Kayleigh Peacock 

Grassroots Coach of the Year (Youth) 2021
Winner: Richard Burtenshaw (Shincliffe Juniors FC

Runner Up: Mark Keane (Gateshead Redheugh Youth FC)

 

Grounds Team of the year:
Winner: Andrew Greener (Wrekenton Nou Camp Youth FC)

 

Runner up: Jay Martin (Crook Town AFC Youth)


Rising Star of the year:
Winner: Charlotte Hall (Chester le Street Amazons FC)
Runner up: Tyler Dickinson (Wynyard Village Youth FC)

Volunteer of the year:
Winner: Colin Stores (Sunderland Sunday League)
Runner up: Berni Borsberry (Newton Aycliffe Youth FC)

The Spirit of Grassroots Award:

Winner : John Thompson (Dunston FC)

Runner Up: Rob Lee (Willington Youth FC)