A SCOTS junior soccer membership have thanked a lone younger supporter after he took on the weather to convey the noise at their newest match.
Downfield Junior Soccer Membership confronted Lochee Harp on Saturday in a Midlands League conflict at their floor in Downfield, Dundee.
The membership has just lately welcomed a lot of youthful followers who seemingly convey a loud environment with them, full with drums and chants.
Nonetheless, Saturday’s bucketing rain appeared to place off the bulk, leaving one courageous soul to tackle the weather and maintain the environment going at Downfield Park for the early season encounter.
The group posted an image of the younger lad on social media standing behind one of many targets wearing a gray tracksuit.
The teen appears undeterred by the lashing rain, as he stands beating a big black drum in help of his facet.
The youth’s encouragement labored as Downfield cruised to a 5-1 win over Lochee Harp in entrance of their house followers.
The membership took to social media post-match to thank their “extremely” for “flying the flag” for the membership regardless of the inclement climate.
Downfield posted on social media final week, writing: “Simply the one extremely right now to fly the flag and bang the drum, nonetheless the heavy rain didn’t put him off. Properly achieved younger man.”
The put up obtained over 1,000 likes with dozens of individuals fast to reward the youth for his actions on the sport – together with the provide of being purchased a season ticket for his dedication.
Stephen Tosh mentioned: “That’s superb mate, that reveals dedication, what an excellent picture for the membership, do me a favour guys, get that lad a season ticket and The Downfield can pay for it.”
Jay Herd mentioned: “He carried that drum round to the stand on his personal when it was battering down.”
Joshua Lapper mentioned: “For me that is precisely what soccer is about.”
Brian Alexander joked: “He helps the most effective group in Dundee.”
Alexander Anderson quipped: “MOM (man of the match) the day so he was.”
Saturday’s consequence leaves the membership sitting third within the Midlands League desk with 21 factors, three factors off Broughty Athletic FC after eight video games.
Talking right now, a spokesperson for Downfield mentioned: “We as a membership have been encouraging younger children again into Downfield Park to look at Junior soccer freed from cost since we took over the membership.
“We typically have round 20 to 30 children attend our house and away video games.
“Nonetheless for this younger lad to attend on a moist depressing night time on his personal and present his help for his native membership is an excellent effort for a man of his age and means a lot to the membership.”