Daniel Melia

Buckley Town V Buckley Lions in memory of Ryan Donaldson

Fundraising for The Police Treatment Centres
raised of £1,500 target
In memory of Ryan Donaldson
The Police Treatment Centres

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RCN 1147449, SC043396
We support police officers following injury to regain health and return to active duty


Charity Football Match - Sunday 16th April 2023

Lead Fundraisers - Daniel Melia, Michael Barlow, Robbie Stewart, Josh Mewes

Family Fun Day!

In memory of Ryan Donaldson

@ The Globe - home of Buckley Town FC


All welcome! Kick off at 13:00.

Buckley Town Vs Buckley Lions will be played in memory of former player, Ryan Donaldson. 

Ryan, who was a much loved friend and team mate of all those who played along side him, tragically died in December of last year aged just 31. 

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Ryan represented both Buckley Town and Buckley Lions. As well as this he was a proud resident of Buckley and a well known, loved and respected member of the community. He attended Mountain Lane Primary, Elfed High School and worked in retail locally before joining North Wales Police in 2018.

The two Buckley youth teams were fierce rivals. Their final match against each other took place in 2008 in the under sixteen age category. The intense and competitive derby was decided by a late winner scored by none other than Buckley Town’s star striker - Ryan. A moment he cherished dearly and took great pleasure in reminding people of at every opportunity. 

The two teams will play each other once more in his memory. With the same starting eleven players on each side and even the same managers. 

So please come along and support the two teams and enjoy watching some out of shape 30 somethings battle it out one last time! 

All proceeds from the match will be donated to the Police Treatment Centres charity, an organisation providing support to serving and retired officers who have experienced illness or injury. 

About the charity

The Police Treatment Centres

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RCN 1147449, SC043396
Every day police officers are suffering injuries and illnesses that have an impact on their work to protect local communities. The Police Treatment Centres is a registered charity which provides vital treatment and support to help these officers return to better health and get back to work sooner.

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