Sydney FC & Gladesville Hornsby team up

Sydney FC and the Gladesville Hornsby Association sign new strategic alliance that sees all boy and girls aged 12 and under to recieve free club membership.

Sydney FC defender Rhyan Grant today met Gladesville-Hornsby Football Association General Manager, Kay Iredale to formally announce a new strategic alliance between the two organisations - the feature of which is that every boy and girl aged 12 and under in the association receiving a free ‘Junior Blues- membership to the Hyundai A-League champions.

The membership gives the child free entry to every one of Sydney FC-s 15 home games of the upcoming 2010/11 A-League season.

The initiative is taking the Sydney football associations by storm with more than 2,500 eligible children from around New South Wales signing up in just a few weeks.

Iredale said it was good to see the grassroots level of the sport being harnessed.

“Many of our players are Sydney FC fans and I am sure they will really benefit from the offers which will come their way through this alliance,” Iredale said.

“Gladesville-Hornsby is excited to be associated with Sydney FC.”

The agreement also features a host of additional benefits for the Gladesville Hornsby association, with coaching staff having the opportunity to exchange information with Sydney FC-s championship winning coaching staff and attend Sydney FC training sessions.

Also the Sky Blues will further engage with all of the junior registered girls in the area through clinics, player appearances and match day experiences while also offering discounted ticketing and club merchandise.

The GHFA is affiliated with Football NSW (FNSW) and responsible for the administration and development of football within the local government areas from Gladesville through to the vastly expanding areas of West Pennant Hills and Kenthurst.

For more information on GHFA visit lwww.ghfa.com.au