10th Anniversary Football Match
to commemorate Barnsley FC's promotion to the premier league for the first time in their history.
The game was held on Monday 7th May at Barnsley FC Oakwell Stadium.
The game featured
Members of the 1996/97 promotion winning squad of Barnsley FC
Bradford City legends XI.
Buy a commemorative programme and DVD "Let's Remember" here
We would like to thank everyone who helped to make the charity football match a big success. Special thanks go to Bradford City Supporters Trust for working hard to organize things at the Bradford City end, Barnsley FC for their help and support and to all the people who helped on the day to enable us to stage the game.
We would also like to thank all the players and officials who gave up their time to make the day a great success and of course the Supporters who came along to support the event.
We would like to thank the following people, groups and companies who kindly agreed to Sponsor the charity football match
Shirt Sponsor - Doyle Consultants Limited
Programme Sponsor - Jacksons Building Contractors Limited
Match Ball Sponsor - Malcolm Hanson
Match Ball Sponsor - Barnsley FC Disabled Supporters
Companies who advertised in the souvenir programme
Alan Wood Plumbing and Heating Company Limited
Blue Line Taxis
Wombwell Coach Tours Limited
Barnsley Building Society
Proton - LowerDale Autos
Fgl pubs and restaurants
JS Windows and Conservatories
The Supporters Trust had been in discussions with Barnsley FC and the players from the 1996/97 squad for the last 10 months about the possibility of organising a charity game to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the promotion to the Premier league. The Trust are delighted that we can now announce details of this match, which will give all Barnsley fans the opportunity to say a big Oakwell thank you to the players that enabled the supporters to live the dream. All profits from the match ticket sales will go towards the Dickie Bird Foundation to be ring fenced for charities in the Barnsley and Bradford area. The Dickie Bird Foundation is a registered Charity. Registration number 1104646. More details on the work of the Dickie Bird Foundation can be found at their website at www.dickiebirdfoundation.org