Monday, 8 December 2014

FOOTBALL REMEMBERS

 
 
On Sunday 7th December our club Norton Lees Juniors u12s did there bit for this great memorial to the brave young men who fought for our country  in the first world war.
‘Football  Remembers’  is  the  series  of  programmes  and  events  being  delivered  jointly  by  the  Premier  League,  The  FA  and  the  Football  League,  in  partnership  with  the  British  Council,  to  commemorate  the  First  World  War.  In  2014  most  activity  centres on  one  of  the  most  iconic  moments  of  the  First  World  War,  the  1914  Christmas Truce  football  match.  Football  Remembers  kicked  off  in  May  2014  when  the  partners launched  a  Football  Remembers  education  pack  that  was  sent  to  more  than  30,000  schools  across  the  UK.  It  includes  resources  to  help  children  learn  about  the  Truce  and  football’s  role  in  recruitment  and  morale  during  the  First  World  War.    

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