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Cawarden Sponsor County Cups

Cawarden is sponsoring the Derbyshire FA County Cups, which are returning for the 2022/23 season after a three-year hiatus.

Cawarden, a Derbyshire-based specialist contractor with over 35 years’ experience in project delivery, and Derbyshire FA, the governing body for grassroots football in the county, announced a new sponsorship deal that will see each of the nine County Cups named after the new sponsors for the 2022/23 season.

William Crooks, Managing Director of Cawarden, commented, “We’re excited to renew our links with the Derbyshire FA, particularly after the closure of the league due to the pandemic. It’s wonderful to support an organisation that aligns with Cawarden’s ethos to support local communities and give back. Football is an important part of the community and touches all levels, so we’re really proud to be sponsoring the Derbyshire FA County Cups and continuing to back Derbyshire football. We look forward to an exciting season ahead!”

Cawarden is a family-owned and operated business with a rich history of delivering demolition, land remediation and earthworks projects across the UK. Their history is imprinted in Derbyshire football through the delivery of several iconic demolition projects in the county, including the Baseball Ground in 2003, the former home of Derby County FC, and the Saltergate Stadium, the former ground of Chesterfield FC.

Derbyshire FA are responsible for leading and supporting grassroots football across Derbyshire. The Derbyshire FA County Cups are a series of knock-out cup competitions that take place throughout the season. They play a big role in the rich history of football in the county, with the Senior Challenge Cup dating back to 1883/84. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the County Cups have not run for the last three seasons, the last being 2018/19. The chance to bring the County Cups back this season is exciting for everybody involved in football, and Cawarden is proud to be part of its return.

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