Witney Vikings Youth Football Club

End-of-Season Trophies Destroyed

Sadly, our Burwell Meadows Container has been ransacked and many of our end-of-season trophies have been destroyed and some equipment has been stolen.

Huge thanks to Sam Ellis for organising the GoFundMe crowdfunding appeal that will cover the cost of replacing the damaged trophies and stolen equipment.

Please find a link to the GoFundMe appeal here:

We would also like to thank the amazing and incredibly generous group of people and businesses who have donated to the crowdfunding appeal and for the kind words and wonderful offers of support we have received from other local sports clubs, many local councillors and our local MP. 

Any money left over after the trophies and equipment have been replaced will be reinvested back into the club.

Club Chairman, Steve Bott, is interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford on Saturday, 1 June 2024:

BBC Oxford News and the Oxford Mail have also covered the incident: 

7th June – In an incredibly quick turnaround of just a few days, the replacement trophies have arrived and, this time, we have taken special measures to protect them: