Charity match sponsored by The Coaching Manual and Kitlocker.com raises £2,300 for Alzheimer's Society

The Coaching Manual

Feb 13th 2024

Written by The Coaching Manual

Last weekend, The Coaching Manual and Kitlocker.com were among the sponsors of a charity match held at Macclesfield FC in aid of Alzheimer's Society - and raised a phenomenal total of £2,300.

The game featured players from around the North West - including a number of The Coaching Manual staff members, with TCM appearing as one of the primary kit sponsors.

The kits themselves were generously donated by fellow sponsor and leading kit provider Kitlocker.com (below).

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Other sponsors for the match included Yorkshire-based Atlas CPC Training, and Manchester-based Lydia's Home Bakery. Giving up his time to photograph the event was Liverpool-based photographer Mick Ryan.

Some of Mick's photos can be seen below:

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Founded in 2005, Kitlocker was the brainchild of two Sheffield graduates who had a vision to significantly improve service levels in the university teamwear industry. They focused on creating client-specific online stores, making the kit ordering process less of a headache for clubs and organisations.

Both teams (and kits) can be seen below:

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The team sponsored by The Coaching Manual featured staff members Frankie Maguire, Eddie Corteen, and Richard Redman
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The match was part of a wider fundraising project by Manchester man Chris Edmends, who will cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats (980 miles) in September 2024, in memory of his grandmother Joan Williams.

If you would like to donate to this cause, the Justgiving link is here.

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