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GDFC News 7 June

Omg NEWS TIME. Sorry I'm late, I was fiercely kidnapped by my own period.


CONTENTS

  • League info

  • GDFC Comedy Night IS BACK

  • Community Corner

  • Player Shout-Outs

 

LEAGUE INFO

Have a question about leagues? Get in touch with the relevant league rep on TeamApp or with our head of football Paula!


*THE GDFC COMEDY NIGHT IS BACK*

After our last three SELL OUT shows... The GDFC Fundraising Comedy Night is BACK!

We might have kept you waiting FOUR long years but this line-up was worth the wait.

To kick things off we are thrilled to announce that our host is Live At The Apollo star... THE Catherine Bohart.

Our past events have seen unbelievable performances from legends such as Chloe Petts, Emma Sidi, Rosie Jones, Desiree Burch, Hotter, Harriet Kemsley, Evelyn Mok, Britney & our very own Saba... the list goes on and we promise this line-up is not one to miss. 👀Performer details coming soon👀

*DETAILS*

📅 Thurs 13th July

📍The Yard Theatre, E9

🎟️ Tickets go on sale on Thurs 1st June

💰£0: Unwaged Tickets

💰£5: Students/ Low Earner Tickets

💰£10: Advance Tickets

💰£15: Advance Tickets plus donation

All the money raised will help keep our non-profit team afloat at a time when pitch, league & coach fees are increasing - it's so important that we continue our "pay what you can" membership structure. Football is for everyone.


COMMUNITY CORNER

This section is reserved for anyone in the club who has stuff they want to share (job posting, events, other cool opportunities -- whatever!) If you ever want to add anything to this section just email press@goaldiggersfootballclub.com and put 'NEWSLETTER' in the subject line.

PITCH: A BIG FOOTIE FUNDRAISER

PITCH PITCH PITCH FRINGE FRINGE FRINGE PITCH IS GOING TO EDINBURGH FRINGE (baby)! And we would love YOU to get us there! Join November Theatre and the Pitch team for a night of cheeky behaviour in an effort to raise some cash for our half time oranges. You can expect drag, cabaret, comedy, and a REALLY GOOD RAFFLE. Shirts off for a yellow card, spilled pints for the victors and an evening of dancing even the ref can’t keep up with. Featuring: Jo Griffin, Aiden Strickland, R Graham and MANY more incredible acts!

Raising money for: Pitch (working title) is a show about Football and the LGBTQIA+ community. In the wake of the controversial Qatar World Cup and eagerly awaiting the 2023 Women’s Tournament, Pitch will bring together a diverse group of queer artists and present a collage of historical and present day queerness in relation to football. The show would be a devised piece, with a documentary focus - created from interviews, objects and stories that emerge from the whole team training together as a 5-a-side squad as part of developing the show. The audience will watch us play (some of us for the first time), listen to us give a voice to those who couldn’t and still can’t be proud, ask why 30% of football fans admitted they’d find two men kissing at a match uncomfortable and help us imagine a future in which queer presence in football is more than just a debate over a rainbow armband. There's a special discount code for the teams we've interviewed which can be found HERE. There are also tickets available HERE for those who are unwaged/low income & also those who want to pay it forward and help add some more pennies to the show jar!



PLAYER SHOUT-OUTS


WEDNESDAY TRAINING


Big congrats to all the players of the week at our sunny Wednesday training and big apologies to Kitty for the blur - ooopsie.


Ps a huge welcome to Keeper Coach Jack!












 

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