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LATEST NEWS
08
OCT
Pilgrims honours their past

Immingham Pilgrims AFC, has honoured the past with presentation plaques to Dean Blackband the grandson of founder Eric Blackband, Andy Palmer son of our past Life President Colin Palmer, Ben Taylor son of Councillor Len Taylor who supported the club with great enthusiasm.

The plaques are fitted to the new state of the art pavilion building at Roval Drive for all to see for many years, to remind past and present members of those who gave themselves to Immingham Pilgrims AFC.

Chairman Simon Leach believes that Eric, Colin & Len would be so proud of how we have moved on in recent years, however without foundations the growth would not have happened.

20
JUL
Girls Football

Girls football training takes place on Saturday mornings from 10.30am until 12pm

Ages 9 to 11, at Roval Drive, Immingham.

Any girls that are interested in training with us please contact Mark Davis on 07881 583381 or just turn up.

06
MAY
Premier league interest

FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESS IN WINNING THE UNDER 14 LINCOLNSHIRE COUNTY CUP FINAL AT SINCIL BANK, 30TH APRIL THE BELOW EMAIL SHOWS THAT YOU NEVER KNOW WHO IS WATCHING OUR CHILDREN PLAY.

Good evening Wayne, It's Dave McNish from Leicester City Football Club. Just confirming our conversation at Lincoln last weekend.

Verifying LCFC interest in your players No.14 Jake Buckley and No.18 Kian Salter. Could you please advise their respective parents of the contents of this email.

Once dates for trial games have been fixed up I will contact you again.

Finally congratulations on your win last Saturday and many thanks for your time and co-operation. In actual fact some of your players came over and spoke with me in the clubroom after the game.

Regards
Dave McNish
National Trials Manager, Leicester City FC

30
NOV
Outstanding funding achieved

Congratulations to Mark Davis from the Club & Dave Jackson from Immingham Town Council, they have secured the £50,000 grant applied for from Wren.

This is the best news possible for the site, although there is still much work to do.

Mark has commented as follows: Quantity Survey on the building estimates £70k approx. It would be nice if when Dave and myself meet with builders & contractors in January to get some estimates for work, that this can be trimmed down or ensure we get full value for money.

We applied for £50k and got the full amount from Wren. ABP £5k, ITC have budgeted around £15k. One Voice paid for plans just under £1k. So the real work now begins, I am sure on your behalf I applaud Mark & Dave for their exhaustive efforts over the past 12 months to obtain this funding and I am sure you will pass your thanks to them in person.

30
SEP
FA Community Charter Standard Club
of the Year

Immingham Pilgrims AFC won the FA Community Charter Standard Club of the Year for 2014-15 for the county of Lincolnshire.

Well done to everyone involved with the Club for this great achivement. Thank you


20
SEP
One Voice presents cheque

Elaine Norton, Chair of the One Voice Organisation presents a cheque to Andy Palmer-Life President of the Club Covering funds the Pilgrims have been given recently to purchase a set of 9v9 & 7v7 Aluminium goals, a lawn mower and trimmer to help keep the Area around the Pavilion looking tidy.

Immingham Pilgrims would like to thank Elaine and the One Voice members for their continued support.

22
MAY
Aldi Funding secured

We have recently secure funding from Aldi for 13 first aid bags and a cheque for £250 toward our Roval Drive project.

27
APR
Hull Futsal League Champions
U9's 2014/15 Season

A small time South Bank Club called Immingham Pilgrims U9's, finished a long hard season by winning there first ever Competitive Trophy.

After leading the league for most of the season, on the last night it fell to 4 teams with Pilgrims sat second. All 4 teams played each other tonight, and the lads won and dominated every single game almost without reply.

The last game decided the winner and Pilgrims beat East Hull Saints 6-1, all received a medal and the Cup. A superb long hard season and great effort from the whole squad. All the hard work finally paid off.

18
OCT
Injection of cash from
One Voice Community Fund

Simon Leach - Chairman of Immingham Pilgrims AFC said:
"We are very grateful to the One Voice Community Fund for their assistance in part-funding a new set of 9-a-side football goals at our new site at Roval Drive, Immingham. Without this funding the club would have had to look towards extensive fundraising.

"It is fantastic that the local area has such an association that can offer their services towards the local community, especially the youth, to work as a partner. We are all very appreciative of Elaine with her committee for funding together with their partnership with ongoing projects we have."It is fantastic that the local area has such an association that can offer their services towards the local community, especially the youth, to work as a partner. We are all very appreciative of Elaine with her committee for funding together with their partnership with ongoing projects we have.

"A very big thank you."

22
SEP
Sad loss of life long stalwart Len Taylor

We as a club are saddened to hear of the passing of Councillor Len Taylor.

He was a life long stalwart of Immingham Pilgrims and it was his wish that no flowers be sent for his funeral but that donations be made to the club instead.

We received some donations and are most grateful for this.

Furthermore, we are intending to commemorate Len in some way, within the club, as yet to be discussed.

We, the Immingham Pilgrims wish to extend our sincere condolences to his widow Sue, son Ben and family.

R.I.P. Len from all involved with the club, past and present.

21
SEP
Roval Drive full of footballing Little Stars!

The Immingham Pilgrims home ground of Roval Drive full of footballing Little Stars! What a great feeling to see it all coming together! To achieve this has taken a few years and many man hours by Mark Davis, a Club coach with the Pilgrims.

The reality is looking even better than the dream!

The next step is to improve the Clubhouse and as we are a Community Club, if anyone would like to offer us Sponsorship then please feel free to contact Cath Kelly: fundraising@imminghampilgrims.co.uk

18
SEP
Cup Final Win 'Farewell'

Unfortunately the u18s will not have a league to play in this year so we have had to call it a day sadly here is a picture of our cup winning team after the game with the trophy the team was as follows back left to right Tommy Austwick, Jack Cox, Cam Donson, Conner Knox, Arron Revell, Liam Cox, Conner Chester [front row] Ryan Dennis, Jordan Stratton, JonJo Glover, captain Jack Wilson, Micheal Ashworth, Mascot Lloyd Chessman, Myles Hatfeild, Ryan Kitchen.

The cup final turned out to be our last game as a team so no better way to finish as winners I suppose !! I've coached most of these lads since they were 10 so it will be strange come Sunday afternoon and I won't see them anymore it's been hard and frustrating at times but overall very rewarding seeing them develop as players and into young men good luck in the future lads.

Chezzy u18s manager
(Phil Chessman)

14
SEP
Charity Cheque Nominations

Total Lindsey Oil Refinery has a policy to reward charities recommended by the members of their shift, if the shift remains accident free for a three month period.

This applies to five shifts working 24/7 365 days of the year.

Every three months if our shift ('A' Shift), consisting of approximately 70 personnel manage to complete a three month period without sustaining an L.T.A. (Lost Time Accident) then the company awards the shift with a £300.00 cheque to donate to any charity of their choice.

Thousands of pounds have been donated by TLOR to a wide range of charities over the last 20+ years.

29
AUG
New website

Wayne Pulford of WKP Web Design kindly agreed to re-design and build our new website, the site is now complete and is due to be updated more regularly, so please keep looking at the site for further updates.

28
JUL
Peter Ward Homes helps out

Development work was undertaken just in time for the kick off of our new season at Roval Drive, Immingham with thanks to all at Peter Ward Homes.

28
JUN
Nike Partner Club
We are proud to announce that Immingham Pilgrims are now a Nike Partner Club.
3 year Nike Partnership deal, this means we have committed to only wear Nike kits (as and when we replace old kits), use Nike Match Balls & Training balls (once again as we replace old stock). We also get some money towards coaches courses and a discount on Nike equipment & kits.
14
JAN
New Kit Sponsor
Rose Crockett of Premier Training hands over the new shirts.

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