Wearing The Red & Green – A history of Windsor & Eton FC up for Berkshire Football Award

Wearing The Red And Green - A Complete History Of Windsor And Eton FC
Wearing The Red And Green - A Complete History Of Windsor And Eton FC

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The impressive ‘Wearing The Red & Green – A History of Windsor & Eton FC’ is up for a Berkshire Football Award in the category of Best Community Campaign or Content.

Launched by Michael Gegg in the summer of 2022, the book chronicles the complete history of the Royalists from 1892 to the club’s sad and sudden demise in 2011. During the season it has become a thriving Facebook group and podcast.

One nomination for the award said: “Michael has put in so much time and effort to create me so many great memories of WEFC. He has created social media pages which have attracted hundreds possibly 1000’s of followers, he had written a book amongst many other things. My favourite are the podcasts with past WEFC players all of which were absolute legends! And not forgetting the rerun of the FA Cup game WEFC vs Bournemouth all proceeds of which went to a local charity.”

Another added: “I am making this nomination as I feel that Michael Gegg has gone above and beyond in not just bringing back a whole community of Windsor and Eton fans and former players to reminisce the good and bad times of the club through his book, Facebook page and Twitter account but at the same time doing it for a very worthy cause in a child’s home charity. As a former player of Windsor and Eton FC\/Windsor FC, it has been so refreshing to have the opportunity to reunite with ex-colleagues and supporters that I would never have had the chance to if this hadn’t happened.”

Agree that Michael Gegg’s book should be up for the Best Community Campaign or Content award? Or do you have something else in mind? Let us know in the nomination form below:

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Scroll down to the bottom of this article for the nomination form. Before you do that though, here’s what the judging panel are looking for when choosing the shortlist.

What’s the story? Tell us exactly why the person or place should be considered. We hate to get all ‘X Factor journey’ on you but the more detail you can include, the better we can argue for your nominee for the short list.

The sort of details we love to see include things like player awards, goals, clean sheets and any other significant contributions to the footballing community – obviously within the 2023/24 season.

We’ll publish all the nominees for the Berkshire Football Awards as we receive them.

You can view all the 2024 nominees so far here.

Want to know who’s previously won what at the Berkshire Football Awards? There’s a big long page with all the previous winners here.

Nominations will be open until midday on Monday 27th May 2024.

The Long List will be published on Wednesday 29th May and the Short List on Friday 31st May.

Once nomination window has closed, the nominations in each category will be put before a panel of judges for a decision, the top four announced online and the winners at the awards night on Wednesday 19th June.

We will accept nominations for people out of area, the only prerequisite is that the reason for nomination is that it must be because of an affiliation with a club we cover on Football in Berkshire (a full list is at the bottom of this page). We will present certificates and a trophy to the winners.

  • You can nominate as many people as you like for each award
  • Please try and avoid nominating your own family members.
  • Due to difficulties in obtaining permissions under child protection laws we won’t consider any player under the age of 16 for nomination in any of the categories

Nomination Form

Nominations for the 2024 Berkshire Football Awards are now closed!

What’s next? Look out for the Long List of all the nominations which will be published here and across all our channels by midday on Wednesday 29th May 2024.

The Short List for each category will then be published at 2pm on Friday 31st May 2024. At that point, tickets will be made available to attend the awards night at Double-Barrelled Brewery in Reading on the evening of Wednesday 19th June 2024. If you’d like notification of when tickets are available, sign up to our newsletter here.

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