A youth football team in Taunton looked the part this season having kicked off a sponsorship deal with a local opticians.

Official team sponsor

The Taunton store became the official team sponsor of the Staplegrove Youth U16’s Football Team at the beginning of the season kitting them out with brand new shirts.

Supporting local clubs

Emma Denham, store director said: ‘I think it’s really important for local businesses to support their local clubs and we are very proud to have sponsored the Staplegrove Football Team throughout the season.

‘Lorraine from the store was lucky enough to go to Bridgwater Town FC on Sunday 3 May to watch the Cup Final being played. Lorraine was delighted when the team won in the very last minute.’

Thank you

Charlie Morris, Staplegrove Football Team coach said: ‘We’re delighted that Specsavers sponsored us throughout the season. At the Cup Final we were losing 4-1 at half time, but, the boys managed to turn it around and win 5-4. We are incredibly proud of them all. We want to thank Specsavers for all of their support this season, they’ve certainly bought us lots of luck!’

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