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Luton Sporting Club host end of season awards

12Emdad Rahman

Players, parents, carers, managers, coaches, officials and sport writers got together to celebrate the end of another successful season at Luton Sporting Club.

A jam-packed Crescent Hall in Bury Park, Luton was the venue as almost 150 trophies were handed out to the players for outstanding performances throughout the course of the season.

Former Liverpool and Tottenham Club Doctor Dr Zaf Iqbal attended and inspired guests with a presentation of his career in football, namely his stints at two of the biggest clubs in English football.

The evening included speeches, trophy presentations and a slap up buffet meal.
Luton Sporting Club Chairman and under 12’s manager Abu Nasir said: “This is a unique club. If you look around the room tonightyou will notice the diversity, the satisfaction and overall sense of achievement.

Football is a wonderful way to unite and we take this very seriously. Luton often receives bad press but if you look around this halltonight you will be amazed at the achievements of our youngsters.

“I’d like to thank the parents and my colleagues for the dedication and support which has enabled the youngsters here to thrive. Every week we engage with about 250 participants, with a large number of women and girls. Thank you to all of our volunteers, parents and sponsors for supporting our aspirations for the entire community.”

Coach Bobby Mudhar from Luton Sporting Club added: “Luton Sporting Club creates opportunities, pathways and uses sports as a toolkit for social inclusion, health, education and to build capacity. There is added focus on diversity and community cohesion. The club focus is on increasing participation, developing players, coaches, referees and administrators.

“Apart from adult and junior football we also provide badminton, tennis and swimming sessions. We have secured partnership agreements with a number of strategic & commercial partners to increase participation and make football affordable.”