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Jake Stafford hits a century


The popular midfielder marks his 100th appearance for Dunston UTS FC

Jake Stafford marked his 100th appearance for Dunston UTS FC in yesterday’s game away to Lincoln United. 

Since signing for Dunston from Consett back in August 2017, Jake has gone on to lift the Northern League Cup in 2017/18 and The Northern League title in the 2018/19 season.

Returning briefly to Consett, as Dunston moved up to The Northern Premier League, supporters were delighted when he re-joined Dunston in 2019. A solid, hardworking and dependable player, Jake has rightly earned the respect of fans, his teammates and the Club Committee alike.

Speaking to the midfielder following his century of appearances he commented:

 “It’s been an honour to make 100 appearances for Dunston, I have had my best football playing years here, winning both The Northern League Cup and The Northern League title”.

 “I hope I can win more trophies with the club and make even more appearances”.

 Dunston UTS FC Chairman Malcolm James

 “Jake joined Dunston for the 2017/18 season and played a major role in our title winning side of 2018/19. Jake left for the 2019/20 season as he could not commit to the travelling in the NPL League. However we were able to welcome him back when his work commitments were resolved".

"His service an commitment to the club have been exemplary and his award for 100 games is fully deserved".

Jake will be presented with a trophy to mark his 100th appearance for the club ahead of our game at home to Stockton Town on the 19th February. We would like encourage as many supporters as possible to join us as mark what is a superb achievement

Everyone involved with Dunston UTS FC would like to congratulate Jake for his outstanding contribution to the club over recent seasons.

Jake Stafford is kindly sponsored by:

Home shirt - Mr Stephen Sibbald

Away shirt - Paul King Heating Components

3rd shirt - in Memory of Gordon Graves

Training kit - Mr Dave Boldon

Published Sunday 6th February 2022