Droylsden FC are looking to make a comeback, having not kicked a ball since March 2020, after the financioal strain of Covid pandemic caused them to resign from the Northern Premier League.
Founded in 1892 with 130 years of football history, the club is plotting a return to the competition. Dave Pace, the clubs owner has met supporters to plan a possible future comeback for the club, with function room bookings providing a boost for the club's finances. In a statement issued today (January 16), a spokesperson for Droylsden FC said: "In response to a plea from concerned fans, Droylsden FC owner Dave Pace yesterday met with supporters to discuss the future of the club.
At a packed meeting he explained how the pandemic had financially devastaed the club. Recently private functions at the clubs social club have picked up enabling hope of the football returning.
A further meeting will take place at 2.30pm on Sunday, January 29, to see how the club can return and carry on its history.
Fans will be asked if they can offer practical support with any skills they have to resurrect the club, the first step will be to renew the Butcher Arms ground safety certificate. We wish the Blood's a speedy return!
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