Derby County secure National Johnstone’s Award

  • 27 Apr 2015

Derby County claimed the prestigious National Johnstone’s Award at the event, held on April 19th, which recognised the achievements of the Derby County Community Trust.

Over six hundred guests from clubs, sponsors and the football industry were in attendance at The Brewery in London.

The Sky Bet Championship club secured the prestigious award thanks to the efforts of its community programme in engaging people, raising hopes and aspirations and improving the lives of the people in Derbyshire.

In 2014 the scheme ran 50 projects.

Derby County’s Community Manager Paul Newman (left) and head of Derby County Community Trust Simon Carnall (right).

It’s flagship Derby City School Sport Partnership project reached more than thirty thousand participants, with the aim of helping to increase participation for young people in the community.

ñEveryone involved in the Derby Country Community Trust are so proud to win this award,î commented Simon Carnall, head of Derby County Community Trust, upon recieving the reward.

ñDerby is a football city and when the team are doing well, the city is doing well so it really helps us with what we’re doing at the trust.î

Johnstone’s Paint sponsorship

The Johnstone’s Paint name has been prominent in the Football League for the past 9 years due to the organisations sponsorship of the Football League Trophy.

Ben Wilde, brand and sponsorship manager for Johnstone’s Trade, said: ñThere were a number of very worthy contenders for the Johnstone’s Paint Community Club of the Year award.

ñOur congratulations go to Derby County for coming out on top and to all of the shortlisted finalists.

At Johnstone’s Paint, we are committed to working in and supporting the communities in which we operate so we are very proud to sponsor this award.î

For more information about The Football League Awards and for the full list of winners visit the FL Awards website or watch the ceremony online.

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