Community

This page is kindly sponsored by KCOM

One of our core club values is community, and doing our bit in our town. We have hosted various charitable ventures over the years and we are so proud of each and every one.

2016

BTFC celebrated the 50th anniversary of England winning the World Cup by recreating the iconic game with full replica kits. The game being played raising over £2000 for The Bobby Moore Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support.

2017

That summer we provided a Help For Heroes charity day, by recreating the football match from the Film ‘Escape to Victory’. Once again with full replica kits; both donated after the match to local teams. The day raised £503 for H4H.

See the Programme here.

Also in 2017 we held a fun dog show, which was well-attended. we are a dog-friendly football club and they are very welcome to accompany their owners on match days.

2018

BTOB were happy to support the Ben Cohen Stand Up Foundation – an anti-bully charity that pays particular attention to the LGBT community. Homophobia has NO place in sport and is a core value at our community Club. We played a game fielding mixed sexes teams for the Rainbow cup, based upon fantasy Football FIFA 18 game.

The star prize on the day being a PS4 kindly donated by Easy Buy, the recipient being local lad Coleby who was actually celebrating his 14th birthday on the day, so a deserving winner. The game raised £642 for the charity.

See the Programme here.

Later in 2018 we supported Children in Need at one of our ladies matches.

2019

2019 saw the club raising funds for two of our local Comprehensive schools. Baysgarth and Winterton; pitting their football first teams against each other for the Bay-Win trophy and giving the players a true semi-professional matchday experience playing at the Easy Buy Stadium with match officials. Winterton coming out on top on the day.

See the Programme here.

Only one week later we entertained a Celebrity Team as they went up against Hull City Legends. Raising £2500 for Danny Miller’s (of Emmerdale) charity ‘Once Upon A Smile’.

2019 preseason

We hosted the inaugural Aaron Winstanley Memorial Shield. A pre-season tournament between six local sides played in memory of Aaron and for his charity Aaron’s Battle. We raised over £1100 for the charity. Read more here.

2021 preseason

The match between Barton Town FC and Scunthorpe United First Team has been played for the KCOM Charity Shield; benefiting all our Barton Charity shops that had to close throughout the pandemic.

KCOM our community partner has donated £100 to each of the following.

  • Samaritans
  • British Red Cross
  • Lindsey Lodge Hospice
  • St Andrews Hospice
  • Age UK
  • The Salvation Army
  • Barton Inclusive FC

And presented the winning team captain with the KCOM Charity Shield. Easy Buy Ltd kindly donated the raffle prizes.

Ist prize: PS5

2nd prize: £100 love2shop voucher

3rd Prize: £50 love2shop voucher

And in true community partnering Easy Buy Ltd also matched the cash donations to the above charities. Therefore raising the charity total to £1400


Other events throughout the years have included Family Fun days, Car Shows and Were a Knockout Tournament raising £2000 for Pancreatic Cancer Action.

On behalf of myself and the Club I would like to say a huge thank you to all the sponsors and volunteers of these Charitable events, without your help none of these would get off the ground. But as a community club when the Town turns out to support these events and the teams playing here at the Easy Buy Stadium, we can achieve great success together.

Owen Taylor, community officer