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Runcorn District FA


Secretary: Dave Wilson

Year Founded: 1964

District FA History: 
During the 1963-64 season it was decided (by Cheshire FA I suppose) to increase the number of District FA's from 7 to 9. 

A meeting was arranged for April 23rd 1964 and the Runcorn & District FA was born.

In the first year, 24 clubs were affiliated together with 8 minor clubs, also there were 33 referees registered in that season. 

The longest serving member of Runcorn & District FA is the treasurer, Terry Clare, who recently stepped down after 43 year’s service.

The Runcorn & District FA area covers south of the River Mersey. Which is Runcorn, South Warrington up to the Thelwall Viaduct, including Thelwall, Stockton Heath, Grappenhall, Appleton (up to the M56), Moore, Daresbury, Dutton, Frodsham, to the boundary of Kingsley, Alvanley, Helsby and Elton.

K. Tonge (1975)

Vice Presidents
L.F.Berry (2000)
G.Horrocks (2005)
I.Pinnington (2016)
D.Pearson (1986)

Life Members
D.Turton (1964)
K. Whitlow (1966)
J.T. Clare (1974)
K.Tonge (1975)
I.Hartwell (1976)
B. Bazley (1978)
P.Crowe (1985)
J.A. Hope (1986)
D.Pearson (1986)
N. Atherton (1982, 1988) 
C.H. Keam (1992)
R.A. Pullen (1997) 
L.F. Berry (2000)

Hon. Secretary & Junior Competition Secretary
D.Wilson (2011)

Hon Treasurer
Mrs J.Jamieson (2022)

Hon Referee’s Secretary
C.H. Keam (1992)

Hon Youth Secretary
L.F. Berry (2000)

Hon Senior Competition Secretary
I.Pinnington (2016)

Elected Representatives (6)
Mrs J. Cole Welfare Officer & Chairperson (2004)
R.D. Bazley (2005)
Mrs L.Young (2012)
Mrs M. Heath (2014)
Mrs J. Reeves (2022)

Club Representatives
C.Henshall (2011)
P. Eastup (2019) (2022)
L.F.Berry (2000)

District Representative on Cheshire County FA Council
L.F.Berry (2000)

Divisional Representatives on Cheshire County FA Council
C.H. Keam (1992)

Executive (Emergency) Committee
Officers of the Council

Referee & Cup Committee
Chairman: L.F.Berry (Cups)
Chairman: J.A. Hope (Referees)
Secretary: D. Wilson (Cups)
Secretary: C.H. Keam (Referees)
R.D. Bazley, G. Horrocks, P. Crowe, I.Pinnington 
Mrs J.Cole, Mrs L.Young, Mrs M.Heath.

Finance Committee
R.A. Pullen, K. Tonge, J.T. Clare, Mrs J.Jamieson.

Youth Committee
Chairman: G. Horrocks
Secretary: L.F.Berry
I.Pinnington, Mrs J.Cole, Mrs L.Young

District FA Cup Competitions:
We currently run the following competitions:

Under 13’s Cup
Under 14’s Cup
Under 16’s Cup
Youth (17/18’s) Cup

Adult Saturday Cup
Adult Sunday Cup

New Volunteer Opportunities:

- Ideally we could do with a competitions secretary as this role is being covered by the Hon. Secretary.
- A volunteer with a decent knowledge of Social Media would be helpful.
- Someone with design/marketing/communication skills, to help in promoting the DFA. Updating the RDFA badge would be a start!

If we’re going to support the development plans of Cheshire FA then a few more volunteers interested in helping grow involvement in grassroots football would be good.
If you are interested, please get in touch!

Young Volunteer Opportunities:
We would like to get young people volunteering to find out the views and ideas of the young people currently playing grassroots football. 
What’s good about local football, what’s not so good and how would they like best to be involved in bringing about improvements.