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About Us

 

 

The seeds for Sheffield United Senior Blades Club for people of 60 plus, were sown in 1981. Since then it has progressed considerably with a membership consistently over 500.

Playing a major role in establishing Senior Blades, under the Blades 1981 initiative, were then chairman Reg Brealey and club secretary Dick Chester, supported by Derek Dooley and George McCabe.

The schedule of events for the club is as follows:

  • On the second Tuesday each month, members meet in the Platinum Suite at 12.30pm where they can enjoy a three-course lunch. A speaker or entertainment is arranged for approximately 2.00pm and members can attend for this part of the afternoon only, if they wish. The meeting usually closes between 3.30pm-4.00pm.
  • There are two day trips organised during the summer months, details of which are publicised in the monthly newsletter and matchday programme.
  • In September, a very well supported annual bowls tournament is held, the venue to be confirmed nearer the time of the event.
  • In December, the Christmas dinner with entertainment is held in the Platinum Suite for members and guests. This is a very popular and enjoyable event.

The Sheffield United Senior Blades are given the full support of the chairmen and board of directors of SUFC and for this they are very appreciative.

For more information on membership of the Senior Blades, please contact The Secretary on 0114 2366466

Chairman:  Kathryn Woodward

Secretary:  Sheila Herring

Treasurer:  Martin Robson

Lunch Organiser:  Stephen Gibbons

Entertainments Organiser:  Chris Jones

Excursions Organiser:  Sue Foster

Media Team: Arthur Mason; Stephen Gibbons; Kathryn Woodward

Clive Turner

Joan Turner