NOTES FROM SUPPORTERS CLUB MEETING - THURSDAY 11th MAY 2006
* If anyone is interested in buying any club merchandise during the
pre-season, please contact Mickey Thornton on 0791 364 6451. Mickey will
arrange for items you purchase to be sent to you.
ANNUAL SPORTMANS DINNER/PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
* Both of these events were held on the evening of Thursday 4th May 2006. It
was quite a successful night but then again could have been better.
Nevertheless it was a very enjoyable night with good entertainment, good
service and good food.
The winners at the Player Of The Year Awards were as follows: -
Football Club Player Of The Year Award: - James Curtis
Supporters Player Of The Year Award: - James Curtis
Players Player Of The Year Award: - Adam Johnston
Top Scorer Award: - Adam Johnston
Goal Of The Season Award: - James Curtis (For his superb headed goal in the
home game against Witton Albion. This goal ensured us our survival from
Fair Play Award: - Richard Flynn
Clubman Of The Year Award: - Paul Thompson (Paul was awarded this for his
service to the club.)
Football Club Reserves Player Of The Year Award: - John Sherlock
Reserves Players Player Of The Year Award: - Steven Fallon
Tommy Milburn Award: - The Thornton Family (The Thorntons were award this
for their service to the club.)
FUTURE FUNDRAISING/SUPPORTERS CLUB EVENTS
* Margaret Lord believes we should arrange future fundraising/supporters
club events before next season starts.
* The Lottery has now been finished and will not be running next season.
This is due to very little interest being shown in it and very few people
* Sara Thornton would like to invite Supporters Club members to her baby's
christening in September. Invitations are to be made. There will be a party
after the christening at the Bensham Arms.
MICKEY BARRASS' RESIGNATION
* Mickey has resigned as Vice-Chariman of the Supporters Club. This is due
to work commitments. Mickey would like to thank the working committee and
Peter Storey for all their support. He also said that it has been a pleasure
working with Peter.
PETER STOREY'S RESIGNATION
* Peter would like to make it clear that he is retiring, NOT resigning as
Chairman of the Supporters Club. This is due to other commitments. In his
final speech Peter said that he feels Gateshead Football Club lacks a
community spirit and that he has become very disillusioned at the lack of
interest shown in past events arranged by the Supporters Club. Peter also
said that he believes it is only the same people making the efforts to help
our Football Club and believes there are some fans who criticise the work
the supporters club does, yet these "fans" make no contribution of their
*** WE DESPERATELY NEED A FEW MORE OF OUR REGULAR SUPPORTERS TO COME FORWARD
AND HELP OUT WITH FUTURE EVENTS AND TO ATTEND THEM AND ALSO BRING ALONG SOME
FAMILY AND FRIENDS AS WELL!!!***
A SINCERE THANK YOU
* The Supporters Club members in attendance of tonight's meeting would
sincerely like to thank Peter Storey and Mickey Barrass for all the hard
work, time and effort that they have put in.
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