Hallen AFC vs Bristol City Football Club

Hallen AFC vs Bristol City Football Club

Annual Community Match – July 6th 2019

hallen fc player shooting ball through goal net

Bristol City FC will be visiting the Hallen Centre, home of Hallen AFC, for Bristol City’s annual community match on Saturday 6th July.  

In its seventh season, it is a great family event and a chance for Robins fans to meet with their players and coaching staff in a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere. Around 2,000 supporters are expected to be there on the day.

The fun starts at the venue on Moorhouse Lane, Hallen from 12 noon, beginning with a range of free fun activities available to supporters of all footballing abilities. The match kicks off at 3 pm. 

All profits raised from the event will be equally split between Bristol City Community Trust and the host club.

The Trust aims to promote sport and learning opportunities across Bristol and the wider community. Their projects include holiday camps, mentoring, fitness activities and higher education courses.

Community Trust Chief Executive Dan White is keen to encourage as many supporters to join in with this fun charitable event as possible. 

’We are absolutely delighted to bring our annual community match to Halen Football Club this year. Grassroots football clubs play such an important part in our local community’.

Hallen AFC is preparing for their 70th season. Running eight junior teams from ages 5 to under 14s they are heavily reliant on local sponsorship and volunteers. Monies raised from the event will go towards improving facilities for all the teams. 

Chairman Lee Fairman comments: 

‘Everyone has worked extremely hard to come this far, so for us, this match is really the icing on the cake.’

As club sponsors, Bristol and Avon Group wish everyone a fantastic day. With the weather looking good for the weekend it will be a great family day out.  Pete, our accounts manager, is a huge Robins fan and will be there with his family cheering on both teams. 

Tickets are available in advance from the Hallen AFC website or can be purchased at the gate on the day in cash only.

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