Nelson have announced that Nelson Town Council are now official community sponsors for the club.
Club Chief Executive Adam Keizer said: “Together we will be working in partnership to provide football within the community and promote healthy living for people of all ages and backgrounds. Football Clubs can play a huge role within their communities and we’re committed to doing just that here in Nelson.
“We have a junior academy for ages 5-12, we’ve been the first in Pendle to run Walking Football sessions for Over 50s, and we’re just about to start the Nelson Street League next week, providing free 6 a side football for 14-18 years olds.
“We also have disability groups that come down to the ground every week which we really enjoy
With Nelson Town Council on board as our official community sponsor it will allow us to take a joined up approach to work in the community and I’m absolutely thrilled to have their support.”
Nelson Town Council Chairman Sajid Ali said: “The Council and the Football Club not only share the same crest, but also share the same values and ethos and we recognise the commitment the football club have made to working in the community.
“The club has a great history and it’s an exciting time with the team doing so well on the pitch and all the work off the pitch too.
“We’re proud to give our support for the football club as official community sponsor”