Celebrating FC Battersea's successes
Marsha de Cordova MP is celebrating the success of local grassroots football team FC Battersea with a reception in Parliament. Marsha de Cordova, MP for Battersea, is hosting a reception for FC Battersea to celebrate their young players’ outstanding 2021-22 season.
Along with Ms de Cordova MP, the reception will feature a special video message of congratulations from Premier League footballer Bobby Decordova-Reid, who plays for Fulham FC. Founded in 2019 by Jon De Maria, FC Battersea is a grassroots football club.
FC Battersea's wins
This season, only their third ever, all three of the club’s teams won trophies:
U12: Cup winners
U13: League & Cup winners
U14: League & Cup winners, CFC Foundation U17 winners
Marsha de Cordova, MP for Battersea, said: ‘I’m so impressed by FC Battersea’s momentous achievements this season and shows the amazing talent we have here in Battersea. Being crowned champions and winning trophies takes a lot of hard work, dedication and skill, so it’s amazing that three of FC Battersea’s teams won this year. I hope that they will keep working hard and enjoy more success next season!’
Jon De Maria, the club’s founder, said: ‘Winning five from six trophies this season reflects the talent and character of all our boys. They have been brilliant. The challenge is to go again next season. Champions do indeed work harder.’
Bobby Decordova-Reid, Fulham FC player, said: ‘I just want to say congratulations to FC Battersea: to Jon and the coaching team, to the U12s, the U13s and the U14s, who won the double. I’m really proud of you, well done and keep going!’
FC Battersea are proudly sponsored by Karshare and New Level Construction. At Karshare, it’s brilliant to see the grassroots football team excel as a team and we’re proud to continue to sponsor them into their next season.