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Still can't believe someone did this to Swaffham FC

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Published by Chris Craddock at 1:05pm 11th October 2018.

They still can't believe someone did this at Swaffham FC.

The club are still trying to figure out how much it will cost to repair all the damage.

Last month - someone mindlessly smashed five out of six of their floodlights.


smashed floodlights at swaffham fc
the floodlights are so high up meaning they're very hard to fix


I could have cried

Now KLFM has spoke to the The Pedlars' Honorary Secretary Ray Ewart about how things are going.

He said:

"I could have cried when I first saw the damage - how do you react to try and rectify something like this?

"It's a complete hit for no apparent reason and it's so silly.


smashed floodlights at swaffham fc
it broke hearts as well as floodlights in swaffham


Can't believe what's happened

"The community are very good and they do appreciated what we do.

"I like to think every weekend we've got around 50 people off the streets representing the town in sport

"Other football clubs have been in touch too and they can't believe what's happened."


smashed floodlights at swaffham fc
the floodlights are old as well so the club may not be able to replace broken parts


They still don't know the full extent of the damage because the floodlights are about 30 feet in the air.

So it's been difficult to get you there and access what needs fixing.

But the floodlights have been there for around 30 years so it might not be possible to replace some broken parts.

That's why a fundraising page has started to help the club cover these potential costs.

The only way they make any money is through the bar which is open during matches and through sponsors.

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