Burscough Take Steps Forward

Club looks to put off-field issues behind them

Evo-Stik League Premier Division side Burscough are looking ahead to a new era after the appointment of Gary Wright as chairman.

Wright has laid out a number of aims for the club, foremost of which is a new stadium in the village.

The life long fan has also stated that maintaining Premier Division football is a big priority, but more importantly Wright is keen to re-establish some trust between the club and the supporters.

On the field, Director of Football Dave Hughes says that he is very pleased with how the preparations are going.

“Pre season training has been going very well and we are looking forward to the start of the season. The standard of league this season is going to be particularly high; however we have high ambitions with the quality of players we have got available.

"Everybody at the club is upbeat and we are looking forward to the start of the season. Chris has assembled a good squad of players with a mixture of youth and experience.

"Dave Thompson, the new assistant manager brings bags of experience with him, league and non-league and obviously the pair of them are top coaches."

The club have also announced their new ticket pricing initiative for the season (at the bottom of this article) as well as encouraging greater community links by introducing football coaching sessions and youth team matches at Victoria Park throughout the year.

There are also plans for the club to try and work in with schools in the local area, and Commercial Manager Ash Fletcher says, "Once these initial projects have been established we will be looking to further expand the range of activities BFC will be taking on in the community."

Season ticket offer- £130 Adults /£70 concessions (inc U19s) Last years prices £140/£70

If ticket sales reach 75- £115/£62.50- Under £5.50/£3.33 per match
If ticket sales reach 150- £105/£57.50- £5/£2.75 per match and a 25 percent reduction from last year

The club will refund the difference for tickets bought at higher cost

Where next?

Sports Secure Mather Stockport based outfit bring in New Mills star

Match centre

Senior Northern Premier League - Premier
Senior Northern Premier League - East
Senior Northern Premier League - Midlands
Senior Northern Premier League - West

Latest photos

07.11.2009 Rushall Olympic
35 photos
13.02.2010 Cammell Laird
38 photos
13.02.2010 Cammell Laird
06.02.2010 Kidsgrove Ath
36 photos
06.02.2010 Kidsgrove Ath

The Pitching In Northern Premier League newsletter

Keep up-to-date with our exclusive email newsletters.

Subscribe