We have been asked to post a little reminder by Wrexham Inclusion Football Club about the "Wrexham Community Cup" taking place this Saturday from 11am at Bellevue Park, Wrexham.
Wrexham Inclusion Football Club (WIFC) are delighted to team up with Wrexham Disabled Supporters Association, Bellevue FC, Kick It Out and Fans for Diversity to come together to bring an event to Wrexham promoting inclusion and equality across all levels of football, from grassroots to professional.
With help from many different associations Wrexham’s first league registered multi-ethnic specific team Bellevue FC have worked wonders in bring different ethnicities together by the power of football.
Wrexham Inclusion FC take to the field to play Bellevue FC with Wrexham MP Ian Lucas, named as the referee for the match - with Grosvenor Councillor Marc Jones and Brynffynon Councillor Phil Wynn confirmed to be running the lines.
Many other local politicians, members of inclusion and diversity charities will also be in attendance.
This is a real opportunity to advertise our town as one that supports diversity in our communities and sport making this a great place to live and enjoy football.
The day will consist of the friendly match before both clubs head to Set the Bar in Wrexham, where football equality and inclusion organisation Kick it Out will host a meal for both clubs. Following the meal, the teams will be attending Wrexham AFC against Aldershot Town at the Racecourse.
The friendly match will bring together people from all walks of life. On the pitch you will see players from different backgrounds such as depression, learning difficulties, psychosis, self-harm, bipolar, suicide, deaf or hard of hearing, brain injuries, autism and physical disability.
There will also be a variety of nationalities involved on the day such as Welsh, English, Portuguese, Hungarian, Eritrean, Albanian, Romanian, Polish, Libyan, Iraqi and Angolan along with a variety of different religious backgrounds.
Wrexham Inclusion Football Club said: "A whole host of individules and organisations have come together from within the community to make this happen. There are too many to mention individually but we would like to thank everyone who has made this event happen.
Please come along on the day to show your support."