Month: February 2020

Chester FC Community Trust invites you to support the Young Lions with a special ticket and travel package as England Under-21s face Andorra.

The package includes return coach travel from Chester and your ticket for the match at Stoke City’s bet365 Stadium on Thursday, March 26 (kick-off 7.45pm).

The coach will be departing from the 1885 Arena on Bumpers Lane at approximately 5pm and returning following the game.

Tickets, which include coach travel, are £18 for adults, £15 for concessions (over 65s) and £12 for under 18s.

The Andorra match is part of a double-header of home UEFA European U21 Championship qualifiers for Aidy Boothroyd’s side.

England sit top of qualifying Group 3 with four wins in four matches, as they work to reach next summer’s tournament which is being staged in Hungary and Slovenia.

This is a fantastic opportunity to watch the next generation of England stars in action with exciting talents Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden among those likely to feature.

Places for ticket and travel package are limited and must be booked in advance through Eventbrite here

For questions or further details please call 01244 371376 or email community@chesterfc.com.

The Premier League is once again using the appeal of football to inspire primary school children across England and Wales to pen a poem, this time on the theme of ambition.

This year the Premier League want pupils to write poems based on the theme of ambition, using inspiration from the poem Beautiful Ambition by Karl Nova. The poem and subject encourage pupils to think about their ambitious through potery.

Chester FC Community Trust is able to support schools with entering this year’s competition and can deliver free workshops to help pupils with their entries.

There are lots of prizes to be won including the opportunity for the Premier League Trophy to visit your school, as well as an exclusive poetry workshop delivered by a leading children’s author or poet. The winning poems will be featured in an illustrated book of Premier League Writing Stars poems.

If you want to get your primary school involved in this year’s competition about ambition, here’s how:

Head to the competition page to find out more about the competition and how to submit your school’s entries.

Download a competition pack for Key Stage 1 or for Key Stage 2 and get writing!

Schools have until 20 March 2020 to submit their entries, with the first 500 schools to enter earning themselves a fantastic poetry book bag.