News in Ashby

Stuart Bonser with the FA Cup ahead of Ashby Ivanhoe's tie with Ilkeston

The Chairman of Ashby Ivanhoe FC, Stuart Bonser, was recently asked to resign by the directors Jon Emmerson and Neil Johnson, having served over 10 years and seeing the club go from a local park team with two teams on Hood Park to one that has 19 teams from Under sevens to the Senior First Team and now playing on its own freehold ground on Lower Packington Road.

We caught up with Stuart and asked him to share his thoughts from the last 10 years and provide us with "what being a Chairman" of a non-league football club really means and to provide an oversight into the progress the club has made during his time as Chairman.

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Ashby United Community Football Club are supporting this year's Rainbow Laces campaign which will take place from November 26-December 13 - with the focus day being Wednesday, December 9.

An Ashby United committee member has donated a pair of laces for every player and coach to wear in their boots during this period to help show their support for making sport a game for everyone - especially supporting those from an LGBT+ background.

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