Local inclusion football team raising money with 170-mile walk

21st August 2022
Margam Stags pose for photo after lap of honour

Coaches, parents, players and friends of inclusion youth football team Margam YC Stags have completed a 170-mile walk to raise money for the improvement of disabled football facilities.

Starting at National League side Wrexham AFC on Monday, representatives of the club - based in Port Talbot - made their way down the east coast of Wales, stopping at Shrewsbury Town, Hereford, Newport County and Cardiff City before ending their walk at the Swansea.com Stadium.

The group were invited to complete a lap of honour during half-time of Swansea's Championship fixture against Luton Town.

“We have been on a quest to raise awareness of Inclusion Football in South Wales through the power of social media and by taking part in numerous fundraising activities," said a quote on their Just Giving page.

“We are delighted to provide opportunities for over 80 children regularly attending Inclusion football at our home - The Ray Davies Arena, Knights Road, Margam, however, we will not rest on our laurels.

“Our vision is to continue to grow by improving our equipment and facilities. We are in the process of purchasing bespoke frames to become the only Cerebral Palsy football club in Wales.

“A group of coaches and friends of our inclusion family [have embarked] on a huge challenge, walking 170 miles from Wrexham to Swansea.

“We would welcome your support, however small or large, to help us be a home for inclusion football.”

You can find out more – and donate to their cause – by clicking HERE to visit the Just Giving Page.