Guiseley shirt on Great Wall

The Lions’ Far Eastern Tour – Great Wall of China Trek

John in the Guiseley shirt
John in the Guiseley shirt
The Skrill North shirts on the Great Wall
The Skrill North shirts on the Great Wall

Long time Altrincham FC supporter John Henderson, a Yorkshire volunteer with The Alzheimer’s Society, has just returned from China. A group trekked 100km along The Great Wall in 6 days to increase awareness of the work the charity does and to raise donations for this very worthy cause.

A number of Skrill North football clubs, including Guiseley AFC, were delighted to sponsor John including donating a shirt which he wore on this mission. He even managed to arrange a 7 a-side game on The Wall itself – an historical first and all in Skrill North shirts! Luckily (or not) this rucksack for goalposts footballing classic has been captured on video and can be seen here:

John and his 37 intrepid colleagues are aiming to raise £200,000 for The Alzheimer’s Society,`which works across the country including our area. Any Lions supporters who would wish to contribute £1 can do this by texting RLGX99 to 70070, or visiting www.justgiving.com/JohnSHenderson1960.