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Mr Joe Billington - FA 50 Year Award

  • 17/12/15
  • By Keith J Thompson (H&DJGFL Secretary)
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FA 50 Year Long Service Award - Joe Billington, President & Treasurer of H&DJGFL

Mr Joe Billington - FA 50 Year Award to grass roots football from WRCFA - Congratulations!

Dear All,
It is with great pleasure for us to announce that Mr Joe Billington our LMC President & Treasurer will be receiving the 50 year FA award for services to grass roots football from the Chairman of the WRCFA in his home on Friday 18th December & I am sure you will all agree Joe thoroughly deserves this award for his endeavours & commitment to grass roots football for over 50 + years now.

You may remember Joe earlier received the awards of The FA Community Awards 2015
Local Award – Winner,
Regional Award – Winner
& National Award – Nominee (Last 8) – so further congratulations to him on this deserved & very rare & prestigious award!

Hopefully there will be some media coverage in the local papers & we understand from the WRCFA they will posting an item on their website in the future on

More info can be found on the Harrogate & District JGFL website