Volunteer Awards 2018

Dorset Football Awards 2018 Winners

Recognising those that make a difference to Dorset Football

Dorset Football Awards 2018

Friday 27th April 2018 @ The Blandford School


Football Association Community Shield Award

Sherborne Town Youth and Weymouth Cougars were presented with a cheque each for £2,500 as part of their Football Association Community Shield Award. 


Dorset Under 16 Rep Team Player of the Year

Winner - Ed Philips
Consistent form throughout the season, showing incredible maturity in goal across the season. He has an unwavering commitment to the squad. Ed has a 100% attendance at both games and training, this dedication has to be recognised and commended. 
Ed's unflappable character. Win, lose or draw, Ed approaches everything with a positive professional attitude. This is something we encourage him to keep in order to help him develop into a very good player. 

(Presented by Richard Robson, Under 16 Rep Team Manager)

Dorset Women’s Rep Team Player of the Year  

Winner – Becky Narramore
This award not only goes to an excellent football player but also to a great captain, coach, organiser, scout, quiz master, taxi driver just to name a few. Becky has been a leader on and off the pitch always giving 100% in training and on match day. 
She has been a role model to the younger players in the squad and is always there to support the coaching team whenever needed. On the pitch, Becky tops the charts for goals scored and for most assists during the 2017-2018 season.

(Presented by Elliott Head, Women’s Rep Team Manager)

Mike North Award 

Winner – Adam Baker
The Mike North Trophy is presented annually to the Dorset Referee who has performed to an outstanding level.  Adam Baker has developed as a youth referee to a young man about to burst into the higher levels of the game. This year his potential has flourished into a real quality as he has been appointed to referee the Wessex League Cup Final in addition to being a part of the FA National Centre Of Refereeing Excellence Programme.

(Presented by Teresa North)

Outstanding Contribution as Groundsman

Winner – Brian Gray
This award goes to a gentleman who has been supporting Dorset Football for over 50 years at Donhead FC as their Groundsman!  

(Presented by Stephen Whittle, Chairman of DCFA Council)

Young Volunteer of the Year

Winner – Diana Cutting
This goes to someone who has continued to develop herself through volunteering, despite having to overcome a number of hurdles particularly in the last year.  Di is a phenomenal volunteer & coach who continues to inspire many young people & adults alike with a disability. Her volunteering efforts help to change attitudes & lives of many disabled people across Dorset. 

(Presented by Andy Mercer, Member of the DCFA Board of Directors)

Club of the Year

Winner -  Poole Town Ladies
This award goes to a club that has had promotions up through the women’s leagues into the FA Women’s Premier League.

(Presented by Sue Hough, Chairman of the FA Women’s Board and Chief Executive, DCFA)

Outstanding Contribution as A Manager in Dorset Football

Winner – Gary Bailey
Gary is a manager who has achieved great success in his time at Portland United. Robin Satherley the Club Chairman holds Gary in the highest esteem for the great professionalism that he shows on and off the field. 

(Presented by Geoff Theobald, Vice Chairman of DCFA Council)

Outstanding Contribution to Refereeing in Dorset

Winner – Linda Lindskog
Our next award has a distinct Dorset / Swedish flavour to it.  Since arriving on her own from Gothenburg, Linda has been an outstanding supporter of all things connecting with Dorset football. From the mini soccer day to inspiring young people at the Dorset Football Futures Programme.
This season she has also been rewarded for her outstanding performances on the field by being appointed to referee a U15 England v Wales Girls International, which was played at St Georges Park.  

(Presented by Spencer Miles, President of DCFA Council)

Outstanding Contribution to Community Football

Winner – Marco Nott
This award goes to someone who has done everything for one club and would be the first name that comes to mind when anyone mentions Balti Sports.  

(Presented by Spencer Miles, President of DCFA Council)

The Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Service to Dorset Football

Winner – Judith Tither
This award goes to someone who been club secretary for over 20 years and been actively involved with the Pymore club for around 40 years, which is fantastic service to Dorset Football. 

(Presented by Geoff Pike, Chairman of DCFA Board of Directors)



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