Wakefield Athletic teams pay tribute to club stalwart in Darren Mawson Memorial event

Wakefield Athletic fielded four teams to play for a good cause in an inter-club round robin tournament.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 9:00 am
Wakefield Athletic’s four teams lead a minute’s applause in memory of Darren Mawson before playing in a memorial football tournament in his name.

The Darren Mawson Memorial Football Tournament took place at the WYCO ground and resulted in the club donating £200 to the Salvation Army in Darren’s memory.

Before the matches started all Athletic’s four teams formed a square and joined in a one minute’s applause in memory of club stalwart Darren.

Nostell MW were in winning form in the Wakefield Sunday Inter-League competition as they beat Frickley Colliery.

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Thomas Booth netted in the opening half with the other five goals coming after the break from Richard Collier, Josh Craig, Dillon Connelly (two) and Chris Jackson.

The Wakefield & District Sunday League has started the process of interviewing potential new teams wishing to join for the 2021-22 season. Clubs can register their interest with secretary Tony Driver at [email protected] and tel: 07738618244 or vice-chairman Sal Habib at [email protected] and tel: 07967727773.