Pompey Charity Squad: Blog https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog en-us (C) Pompey Charity Squad (Pompey Charity Squad) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:17:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:17:00 GMT Gallery: Lee Rigby Memorial Cup 2018 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2018/4/gallery-lee-rigby-memorial-cup-2018 Pompey Charity Squad v Lee Rigby Select XIPompey Charity Squad v Lee Rigby Select XICharity Football Match between Pompey Charity Squad and Lee Rigby Select XI at Portchester FC, Blanchard Wells Stadium Portchester on Apr 01, 2018. Raising money for The Lee Rigby Foundation. Image: Simon Hill The galleries from the Easter Sunday match for the Lee Rigby Memorial Cup are now available to view and can be seen here.

The match finished a 5-0 win for the Pompey Charity Squad but the result is insignificant as the day was all about raising funds for the Lee Rigby Foundation. A massive thank you is due to everyone for their kind donations.

The match was attended by Lee's mother Lyn, his stepfather Ian and sister Amy pictured above as they arrived at the match ahead of two marching bands.

Up to 2,000 fans attended the day at AFC Portchester's Wicor Recreation Ground and saw a host of former players from Pompey and a variety of other clubs in the Lee Rigby Select team.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) lee rigby foundation lee rigby memorial cup lee rigby select xi pompey charity squad portchester fc https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2018/4/gallery-lee-rigby-memorial-cup-2018 Thu, 05 Apr 2018 16:10:08 GMT
Gallery: Sway FC Legends Sep 24th 201 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/9/gallery-sway-fc-legends-sep-24th-2017 Pompey Charity Squad v Sway FC LegendsPompey Charity Squad v Sway FC LegendsCharity Football Match between Pompey Charity Squad and Sway FC Legends at Jubilee Field Sway on Sep 24, 2017. Raising money for Oakley Waterman Caravan Foundation. Image: Simon Hill

The gallery from the Sway FC Legends match is now available.

The match was played at Jubilee Fields, Sway, home of Sway FC. The match finished in a 4-4 draw and helped to raise money for the Oakley Waterman Caravan Foundation.

A huge thank you to everyone who attended and all of the helpers who made this a great day out and raised a fantastic amount of money.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) jubilee field oakley waterman caravan foundation pompey charity squad sway fc legends https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/9/gallery-sway-fc-legends-sep-24th-2017 Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:01:45 GMT
Gallery: Team Marlowe 20th Aug 2017 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/8/gallery-team-marlowe-20th-aug-2017 Pompey Charity Squad v Team MarlowePompey Charity Squad v Team MarloweCharity Football Match between Pompey Charity Squad and Team Marlowe at Love Lane Petersfield on Aug 20, 2017. Team Marlowe family fun day helping to raise money for a physio/sensory room needed for Marlowe. Image: Simon Hill

The gallery from the Team Marlowe Family Fun Day match is now available.

The match was played at Love Lane, home of PetersfieldFC, and attracted a crowd of more than 300. The match finished in a 3-3 draw and raised more than £2,500 towards the target required to help build a physio/sensory room for Marlowe.

A huge thank you to everyone who attended and all of the helpers who made this a great day out and raised a fantastic amount of money.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) family fun day love lane petersfield fc pompey charity squad team marlowe https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/8/gallery-team-marlowe-20th-aug-2017 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:57:45 GMT
Gallery: Sidlesham Vets 23rd July 2017 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/7/gallery-sidlesham-vets-23rd-july-2017 Pompey Charity Squad v Sidlesham VetsPompey Charity Squad v Sidlesham VetsCharity Football Match between Pompey Charity Squad and Sidlesham Vets at Sidlesham FC Sidlesham on Jul 23, 2017. Image: Simon Hill

The gallery from the match against Sidlesham Vets is now available to view on the website.

The match was played at Sidlesham FC on Sunday 23rd July. The match was part of a fun day aimed at helping to raise funds for Sidlesham FC. A massive thank you is due to everyone for their attendance and help in raising money on the day.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) family fun day pompey charity squad sidlesham fc sidlesham vets https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/7/gallery-sidlesham-vets-23rd-july-2017 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:03:08 GMT
Gallery: Jon Hankey Memorial Cup 1st July 2017 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/7/gallery-jon-hankey-memorial-cup-1st-july-2017 Jon Hankey Memorial CupJon Hankey Memorial CupCharity Football Match for the Jon Hankey Memorial Cup at Horndean FC, Five Heads Park Horndean on Jul 01, 2017. Raising money for Help our Wounded, Naomi House, and Hannah's Holiday Home Appeal. Image: Simon Hill

The gallery from the Jon Hankey Memorial Cup are now available to view on the website.

The matches were played at Five Heads Park, home of Horndean FC on Saturday 1st July. The matches were just part of many events helping to raise funds for Help our Wounded, Naomi House and Hannah's Holiday Home Appeal. A massive thank you is due to everyone for their attendance and help in raising a huge sum for these worthy causes.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) Five Heads Park Hannah's Holiday Home Appeal Help our Wounded Horndean FC Jon Hankey Memorial Cup Naomi House Pompey Charity Squad https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/7/gallery-jon-hankey-memorial-cup-1st-july-2017 Sun, 02 Jul 2017 11:36:50 GMT
Gallery: Brighton Invitational XI 3rd June 2017 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/6/gallery-brighton-invitational-xi-3rd-june-2017 Pompey Charity Squad v Brighton Invitational XIPompey Charity Squad v Brighton Invitational XICharity Football Match between Pompey Charity Squad and Brighton Invitational XI at Worthing FC, Photronix Stadium Worthing on Jun 03, 2017. Raising money for Sussex Cancer Fund. Image: Simon Hill

The gallery from the match against the Brighton Invitation XI are now available to view on the website.

The match was played at the Photronix Stadium, home of Worthing FC on Saturday 3rd June. The match was just one of many events helping to raise funds for the Sussex Cancer Fund. A massive thank you is due to everyone for their attendance and help in raising a huge sum for a worthy cause.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) Photronix Stadium Pompey Charity Squad Sussex Cancer Fund https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/6/gallery-brighton-invitational-xi-3rd-june-2017 Mon, 05 Jun 2017 17:41:15 GMT
Gallery: Covers Charity Team 20th May 2017 https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/5/gallery-covers-charity-team-20th-may-2017 Pompey Charity Squad v Covers Charity TeamPompey Charity Squad v Covers Charity TeamCharity Football Match between Pompey Charity Squad and Covers Charity Team at Fratton Park Portsmouth on May 20, 2017. Raising money for Pompey in the Community. Image: Simon Hill

The galleries from the 3 matches against the Covers Charity Teams are now available to view on the website.

Three 30 minutes matches were played at Fratton Park on  Saturday 20th May. The matches, post math entertainment and a variety of other events are all helping to raise funds for Pompey in the Community and the Portsmouth FC Academy. The matches finished with 2 wins for the Pompey team and one for Covers. A massive thank you is due to everyone for their attendance and help in raising a huge sum for a worthy cause. At the time of writing this is estimated in excess of £6,000.

In addition to the gallery, you can see GoalCam footage on YouTube.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) Covers Charity Team Pompey Charity Squad Pompey in the Community https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/5/gallery-covers-charity-team-20th-may-2017 Mon, 22 May 2017 19:26:57 GMT
Gallery: Lee Rigby Memorial Cup https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/4/gallery-lee-rigby-memorial-cup Pompey Charity Squad v Lee Rigby SelectPompey Charity Squad v Lee Rigby SelectCharity Football Matchfor the Lee Rigby Memorial Cup between Pompey Charity Squad and Lee Rigby Select at AFC Portchester, Wicor Recreation Ground Portchester on Apr 17, 2017. Raising money for Lee Rigby Foundation. Image: Simon Hill The galleries from the Easter Monday match for the Lee Rigby Memorial Cup are now available to view. There are several galleries covering everything from the pre-match build up, squad photos, match highlights, trophy presentation and evening dinner. The galleries can be seen here.

The match finished a 4-2 win for the Pompey Charity Squad but the result is insignificant as the day was all about raising funds for the Lee Rigby Foundation. At the time of writing the amount raised had just passed £10,000. A massive thank you is due to everyone for their kind donations.

The match was attended by Lee's mother Lyn, his stepfather Ian and sister Amy pictured above bringing memorial wreaths to the match ahead of a pipe band.

More than 1,700 fans attended the day at AFC Portchester's Wicor Recreation Ground and saw a host of former players from Pompey and a variety of other clubs in the Lee Rigby Select team.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) Lee Rigby Foundation Lee Rigby Memorial Cup Lee Rigby Select XI Pompey Charity Squad Portchester FC https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/4/gallery-lee-rigby-memorial-cup Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:27:42 GMT
Lee Rigby Memorial Cup Apr 17th https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/4/lee-rigby-memorial-cup-apr-17th

On Easter Monday, 17th April, the Pompey Charity squad will take on a Lee Rigby Select XI, playing for the Lee Rigby Memorial Cup. The match will take place at Wicor Recreation Ground, the home of Portchester FC, kick off 2.00pm.

Gates are open from 9.30am and there will be live music as well as bars and food stalls around the ground.

This match will raise funds for the Lee Rigby Foundation and will feature a host of star names from the past.

Tickets can be purchased from the Portchester FC website. Come along and enjoy what will be a fantastic day.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) Lee Rigby Foundation Lee Rigby Select XI Pompey Charity Squad Portchester FC https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/4/lee-rigby-memorial-cup-apr-17th Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:51:39 GMT
Gallery: An evening with The Mighty Mick Quinn https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/3/gallery-an-evening-with-the-mighty-mick-quinn

The photos from the highly successful charity event 'The Mighty Mick Quinn' held at Waverley Bowls Club on March 18th 2017 are now available in the Evening with Mick Quinn gallery.

The event was held to support Paul Miles who is running this years London Marathon in aid of Mencap. The amount raised on the evening has now been fully counted and is an amazing £5,705.

A big thank you to everyone for your support and to Robbie and the staff at Waverley Bowls Club for their hard work in making the evening a success.

Anybody wishing to support Paul and his charity can make a donation via his Just Giving page.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) , Mencap, "Mick Quinn", "Paul Miles", "Touchline Tony Male" Waverley Bowls Club https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/3/gallery-an-evening-with-the-mighty-mick-quinn Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:15:56 GMT
Pompey Charity Squad Website Launch https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/1/website-launch The Pompey Charity Squad journey continues and now it's also online!

Today we have launched our new website. Through this site you will be able to see news of any up-coming charity matches. Whenever we play matches, the photos from the day will also be available and any purchases will help us in the maintenance of kit and running of the squad.

Over time we will also be adding to our archive of photos of previous matches. Keep an eye out for pictures of some of your favourite ex-players.

You can also register to the site which means you will receive blog posts about all future matches into you email inboxes.

We look forward to seeing you at our next match.

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(Pompey Charity Squad) Pompey Charity Squad Website launch https://www.pompeycharitysquad.org/blog/2017/1/website-launch Sun, 29 Jan 2017 12:58:33 GMT