Representatives from Wokingham & Emmbrook, Pinewood and Holyport were among the winners at the Berks & Bucks FA Grassroots Football Awards on Friday night.
Held at the Madejski Stadium, the awards were designed to recognise the unsung heroes of the local game and produced a number of deserving nominees and winners from across Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.
On the night, players and manager Danny Robinson of Thatcham Town received a Special Recognition Award for their FA Vase heroics and took part in a question and answer session.
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In the categories, Pinewood FC’s Martin Turner was named Volunteer of the Year while Wokingham & Emmbrook were named Charter Standard Club of the Year.
Holyport chairman Tony Andrews received a special recognition award for 55 years service to the East Berkshire club and the The Thames Valley Counties Women’s League won in the category of Charter Standard League of the Year.
The Respect Award
Heelands Rangers FC (Winner)
Match Official of the Year
Geoff Pithers (Winner)
Charter Standard Club of the Year
Wokingham & Emmbrook FC (Winner)
Charter Standard League of the Year
Thames Valley Counties Women’s Football League (Winner)
Community Project of the Year
Smiles FC (Winner)
Grounds Team of the Year
Gerrards Cross & Fulmer Grounds Team (Winner)
Coach of the Year
Mark Johnston – Tattenhoe U9s (Winner)
Supporter of the Year
Aaron Markey – Tattenhoe Reserves (Winner)
Young Volunteer of the Year
Naomi Norrie – BBFA Youth Council (Winner)
Volunteer of the Year
Martin Turner – Pinewood FC (Winner)
For the full list of winners and nominees take a look at the Berks & Bucks County FA website.
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Main image: The Madejski Stadium in Reading by Colin Byers.