Barnsley FC is thrilled to announce that our Club Partner, Car Seekers, has generously donated a number of half season tickets to a soccer camp for disadvantaged children as part of our ‘Together Red’ initiative.
This generous donation will give families the opportunity to experience the excitement of live professional football at Oakwell, allowing them to get closer to their heroes on the pitch.
Barnsley FC is proud to have Car Seekers as a Club Partner, and we are grateful for their commitment to supporting our community and helping to provide opportunities for young people.
Dan Whitehead, Director at Car Seekers, said: “To mark the opening of our new site, we at Car Seekers are proud to be in a position where we can give something back to the local community with the help and support of Barnsley Football Club.
“As lifelong Barnsley supporters and season ticket holders, we would like to help the next generation of supporters by giving them a season tickets to watch the Reds and become hooked like us. Momentous Football Academy are a perfect choice with the amount they do for local football.”
Khaled El-Ahmad, Barnsley Chief Executive Officer at Barnsley FC, added: “It is a fantastic gesture by our valued partner Car Seekers to give the gift of watching live football to members of our community.
“We look forward to continuing this with other valued partners in the coming weeks. Thank you once again to Car Seekers, and everyone at Barnsley FC hopes that our new half season ticket holders have an enjoyable experience at Oakwell!”
The free football camp was taking place at Athersley Rec and hosted by Momentous Football Academy as part of Barnsley Council’s ‘Healthy Holidays’ scheme; providing children with a hot meal and the chance to learn new skills, make new friends, and have fun in a safe and inclusive environment.
James Whitehead, co-owner of Momentous Football Academy, said: "I would like to say a big thank you to Nicky, Jack and Josh for taking the time to come and meet the kids.
"They answered questions, signed autographs and had photos with everyone of them. It really made their day and topped off a fantastic week at our Christmas football camp."
We would like to express our sincere thanks to Car Seekers for their kind and thoughtful gesture, and we look forward to welcoming the families to Oakwell in making memories that last a lifetime.
You can still purchase your half-season ticket to secure your seat for the final half of the season at Oakwell! Visit our Box Office, website and over the phone on 01226211183.
Please note our Reds Superstore and Box Office opening times may differ during the Christmas and New Year period.