Frodsham Junior Football Club (FJFC) has been awarded a top accolade as a pillar of the community.

The Football Association has named it an FA Charter Standard Community Football Club, the highest honour it can give.

This makes it one of only 30 to reach this level out of more than 650 registered football clubs in Cheshire .

Club chairman John Heath credited everyone involved in the club for their efforts.

He said: “A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into achieving this status and I would like to thank all of those who helped with the submission.

“We could not have achieved this award without the support of all our managers, coaches, parents and of course our fantastic players.”

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Frodsham JFC was established in 1979 and currently provides more than 400 children with the opportunity to play football.

The club has a total of 26 teams for boys and girls starting from under 7’s through to under 18’s and also puts on academy sessions for younger children.

The FA say all achieving the charter standard standard means it is a ‘well-organised, safe club offering opportunities for all’.

To go further and be granted the community status acknowledges the ‘most advanced level of club development and football provision’.

FJFC can use the award to apply for funding or attract new sponsors to help it expand and improve its facilities.

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