Former Chesterfield player in league sponsorship deal

Former Chesterfield player Gareth Davies has decided to give back to the grassroots game in a sponsorship deal for his company.

Monday, 20th August 2018, 1:38 pm
Updated Monday, 20th August 2018, 1:40 pm
New sponsor Gareth Davies is welcomed by Tony Barton, of the league. (PHOTO BY: Martin Roberts)

Davies’s Nottingham firm, Essential Site Skills, will back the Chesterfield and District Sunday League for the 2018/19 season, which kicks off on September 2.

He said: “This is a great opportunity to give something back to the game and help to keep local football running.

“It is a good league that helps many youngsters to come through and develop while playing alongside experienced players.”

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Davies, now 35, made 116 appearanecs for Chesterfield between 2002 and 2008 before drifting into the non-league game.

League secretary Colin Sedgewick said: “It is fantastic to have Gareth and Essential Site Skills with us for the new season, and superb that a former professional is helping grassroots football through this sponsorship.”