After the fantastic success of their summer tournament, Newton Aycliffe Juniors FC celebrated the whole 2014-15 season at their presentation day hosted as ever by Sunnydale Leisure Centre.
Chairman Nige Slatcher opened the day with some special individual awards.
Jennifer Howe was given a special recognition award for her tireless work with the club over several years.
Michelle Acuna Ocana received the Chairmans award for her dedicated work for the club as both Secretary and Treasurer in recent years.
The inaugural team of the year award was presented to the Under 9’s who have successfully run two sides this season.
The Russell Foster league side won promotion and the TJFA side sealed an unprecedented treble, winning the TJFA Division One, TJFA League Cup and Haggerston Castle tournament.
Each NAJFC team presented awards to all their players to recognise their contributions towards their sides performances over the whole season, with Middlesbrough mascot, Rory the Lion, helping out (pictured below).
To conclude the event each team manger awarded individual prizes for golden boot, player of the season, most improved player or sportsmans award, players player of the year, the managers award and player of the tournament either from the NAJFC event or tour.
The individual roll of honour for each side was as follows:
Golden Boot – Rhys Galloway
Player of the Season – Connor Maitchell
Managers Award – Lucas Acuna Ocana
Most Improved – Jayden Leaver
Players Player – Harvey Lee
Player of the Tournament – Niall Armstrong & Connor Maitchell.
Golden Boot – Jason Beadle & Lewis Ellwood
Player of the Season – Parker McWilliam & Thomas Francis
Managers Award – Jason Beadle
Most Improved – Sam Parry
Players Player – Cody Barnes
Player of the Tournament – Keira Richardson
Under 9’s (TJFA)
Golden Boot – Charlie Dawson
Player of the Season – Charlie Dawson
Managers Award – Jacob Mallinson
Sportsman Award – Thomas Aspinal
Players Player – Lucas Goddard
Player of The Tournament – Jake Patterson
Under 9’s (RF)
Golden Boot – Bo Wilson-Lee
Player of the Season – Taylor Bowen
Managers Award – Evan Galloway
Sportman Award – Ollie Parks
Players Player – Ted Hayward
Player of the Tournament – Sam Porteous
Golden Boot – Matthew Turnbull
Player of the Season – Sammy Clark
Managers Player – Harry Brown
Sportsman Award – Ryan J Griffiths
Players Player – Sammy Clark
Golden Boot – Adam Stout
Player of the Season – James Hodgson
Managers Award – Curtis Shaw
Sportsman Award – Dylan Scothbrook
Players Player – Zack Stewart
Golden Boot – James Imiela
Player of the Season – Cameron Turner Neill
Managers Player – Oliver Brown
Most Improved – Lee Dodgson
Players Player – Isaac Howes
Golden Boot – Lewis Hynes
Player of the Season – Ethan Stoker
Managers Player – Jayden Pattinson
Most Improved – Harry Barnes
Players Player – Ethan Stoker
Player of the Tournament – Ethan Stoker
Sportsman Award – Sullivan Alderson
Players Player – Joseph Fawcett
Most Improved – Kian Fletcher
Managers Award – Harry Pullan
Player of the Season – Brodan Foster
Golden Boot – Kieran Maughan
Player of the Season – Kieran Maughan
Managers Award – Jamie Lovegreen
Most Improved – Joe Blenkinsopp
Players Player – Ethan Tarn
Player of the Tournament – Nathan Acuna Ocana
Golden Boot – Degan Taylor
Players Player – Joshua Bright
Managers Award – Patrick Howe
Sportsman Award – Jon Roe
Player of the Season – Anthony Shaw & Liam Craggs
Golden Boot – Adam Smith
Player of the Season – Jack Slatcher
Managers Player – Joe Young
Players Player – Jack Slatcher & Adam Smith
Sportsman Award – Matty Allison
“The club are proud of their players achievements so a huge congratulations to them and everyone involved in supporting them over the season,” said the club.
“As ever big thanks to the Sunnydale Leisure Centre team for hosting the event and our club compere Adrian Dawson who kept the whole thing running smoothly.”
The 2014-15 season has come to an end but a new one is about to kick off!
If you are wanting to join NAJFC for 2015-16, here are a few date to note…
- Under 7 (School Year 2 in September) start training from 6th July 6-7pm
- Under 18’s open trials on the 5th and 12th July from 12 until 2pm
- Under 10’s (School Year 5 in September) start training from Thurs 23rd July 5.45-7pm and the first six weeks will be led by FA Skills coach and be open trials for anyone wanting to join our team of the year.
All training and trials will be at Sunnydale.