Halstead Gazette

High Street coffee shop coughs up the cash for under 8s football team

Costa Coffee, based in Halstead High Street, has agreed to sponsor the team, kitting them out with training gear, match day kits and jackets, all with the Costa logo on them.

As a thank-you, the team popped down to the store on Saturday morning to show their appreciation before digging into hot chocolates and cake.

Carl Pearse, youth team secretary, said: “The club go around local businesses every year asking for help and offering sponsorship. “We went in one week and the manager was nice enough to donate and offer to arrange sponsorship. “They also sponsor our man of the match award, so whoever wins each week gets a free hot or soft drink.

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