Photo of Stoke Lane Lions Under 10s football team standing in front of a goal.

Co-op store steps in with kit to keep Lions warm

Training sessions are about to get a bit warmer for the Stoke Lane Lions Under-10s football teams, thanks to a donation from a local Co-operative store. The community-based youth football team has bought new training hoodies for all 22 players thanks to a £500 donation from Southern Co-op’s store in North Road, Stoke Gifford. The hoodies will help keep them warm

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Photo of Joseph Budd standing on a terrace in a football stadium.

Local teenager makes international debut

Stoke Gifford resident Joseph Budd recently made his debut for the Welsh U17 football team at an international tournament in Portugal. Joe, who is 16 and attends Abbeywood Community School, started playing football when he was just five years old. He used to attend ‘soccer camps’ during the summer holidays and joined the Stoke Lane U7 team when he was

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Photo of Stoke Lane Lions U13s wearing their sponsored kit.

Energy firm helps boost Stoke Lane Lions

Stoke Lane Lions are dressed to impress after winning a full team kit through E.ON’s Power Kicks competition. The Little Stoke-based football team of under-13-year-olds are now proudly wearing their new team kit for their matches played in Division Two of the Avon Youth League. Jayne Coward-Worrall, whose son Billy plays for the team, entered the competition on behalf of

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