Official accreditation for Sidmouth Vikings

Postponements were frustrating for Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings

Postponements were frustrating for Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings - Credit: Archant

Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings are celebrating a special achievement and recognition from the football authorities that the club has reached a new level of excellence. 
It is the fantastic news for the Vikings, who have been working extremely hard as a club and can now proudly say that we are officially an Accredited part of England Football Club. 
This level of status has taken over from the charter standard awards, meaning the Vikings exceed all of the criteria that the FA require, including minimum coaching levels, stringent Safeguarding and first aid guidelines. The Vikings can now proudly use the official accreditation logo. 
All of the behind the scenes hard work is nearly complete and it’s time to start preparations for the season ahead, which starts on September 4 for the Vikings. 
Due to the consistent growth of the Vikings, they have registered 15 teams with the Exeter youth league this season, compared with 13 last year, which will see their memberships numbers grow to well over 200 players. 
Teams age range between U7-U16 and they welcome new players at all ages. If you have a child who wishes to join the club, please visit the website  and click on club directory to find contact details for the relevant team coaches. 
The annual Free U7s Induction sessions begin on Saturday, August 21 and will take place at St John’s School Sidmouth, start time 10:30am. For more up to date information on this, please visit the Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings Facebook page. 
The Vikings are looking forward to hopefully a more settled season than the last two and a little more football for everyone. The club has had some great support in the way of sponsorship this season but do however have a few sponsorship opportunities remaining, anybody who is interested or would like some more information on this can contact club secretary Bryn Clapp by emailing: 
Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings are really excited to be welcoming back the youngsters and really hope to see as many of you at some of our games to support us throughout the season. 

Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings. Picture: Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings

Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings. Picture: Sidmouth Town Junior Vikings - Credit: Archant

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