The Welsh campaign held their Second event with players from Llanelli AFC at Stebonheath Park.
“LLANELLI AFC IS DELIGHTED TO BE INVOLVED IN THE SHOW RACISM THE RED CARD CAMPAIGN AND WE WERE VERY PLEASED TO BE ABLE TO HOLD THE RECENT EVENT AT OUR CLUB.
THE MESSAGE CONVEYED TO ALL THE CHILDREN PRESENT WAS A POWERFUL ONE AND THE FEEBACK FROM THEM WAS VERY POSITIVE.”
Nigel Richards (Lanelli AFC)
The event saw the fourth all day event of the season, the morning session saw Show Racism the RED Card Patron Leroy Rosenior deliver our Anti Racist educational workshop to 50 School children from Bryngwyn Comprehensive School and Glan-Y-Mor Primary School.
Llanelli AFC players Gary Lloyd and Jordan Follows attended to support the morning workshop.
This workshop was followed by a tour of Stebonheath Stadium.
The main event in the afternoon was attended by 100 school children from Burry Port Junior School, Ysgol Gynradd Swiss Valley Primary School and Bryngwyn Comprehensive School who stayed from the morning’s workshop.
SRtRC “Racism and the Beautiful game” DVD was shown for the first time in Carmarthen.
The Question & Answer session included Llanelli AFC player Jordan Follows, who was also joined on the panel by ex Manchester City / Swansea City player and current Llanelli AFC commercial manager Vic Gomersall along with ex West Ham and Fulham player / SRtRC Patron Leroy Rosenior.
The prize winner’s received a Llanelli AFC Shirt and goodies.
Jason Webber from Show Racism the Red Card said:
“Llanelli AFC has been a good supporter of the Campaign and our second event at Stebonheath like many of our events this year saw a first in an all day event with more children engaging in the activities throughout the club”.
SRtRC would like to thank Llanelli AFC for their support with the event and both players Gary Lloyd and Jordan Follows for their input during the sessions.