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Jimmy Davis Memorial Cup 14 July 2007

FC United of Manchester are pleased to announce the first friendly of the season.

FC United will play away at Studley FC (Nr Redditch, Worcestershire) on Saturday 14th July 2007 in a match organised through The Jimmy Davis Memorial Fund.

The Jimmy Davis Memorial Fund has been set up by Jimmy’s family and Jimmy’s best friend Tim Wilkes, to raise funds in order to help young, up and coming footballers. The main aim of the fund is to support youth football.

Jimmy Davis, a very talented young footballer from Redditch, died in August 2003 at the age of twenty-one. Jimmy signed for Manchester United at the age of 14 and made his debut away at Arsenal in the League Cup on Bonfire Night in 2001. He also represented his country from the age of 15 to under 20’s level. While at Manchester United Jimmy was sent out on loan to Swindon Town and Watford and all these clubs very kindly support the fund.

Each year the Memorial Fund holds a football match for Jimmy’s Memorial Cup, the proceeds of which will go to the charity. FC United are honoured to have been approached by Jimmy’s family to take part in this years Memorial Cup.

A further announcement will be made in due course.

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First Posted ~ 16:57 Thu 24 May 2007
News ID ~ 986
Last Updated ~ 17:14 Fri 11 Oct 2013