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Wembley Downs host 24-hour charity football event

Football West News

Wembley Downs SC have organised a 24-hour charity Footballathon this weekend.

The marathon kickabout will take place at Area 5, 18 Kent Street, Victoria Park and  is aimed at raising both awareness and funds to support those affected by mental health issues.

It will run from midday Saturday until midday Sunday and will consist of 24 one-hour five-a-side matches. Each player will donate $20 to take part.

Wembley Downs committee member Andrew Whalley is the chief organiser and 12 Football West referees have donated their time to officiate the matches.

For more details on the Footballathon and how to donate please click HERE.