*** Manxmove sponsor local amputee football player Sean Jackson ***
Local Estate Agency Manxmove are currently sponsoring Manx footballer Sean Jackson.
Sean was recently called up to train with the England Amputee Football Associations senior squad (EAFA).
The 17 year old Ballakermeen High School student has spent the last few months on the talent ID programme for EAFA, training once a month with the elite junior England players.
Sean was recently given the opportunity to train with the senior squad which comprised of two training sessions in Crewe with the squad who were preparing for Octobers European Cup.
Sean is now part of the Isle of Man Sports Institute and is receiving expert help and guidance from the team around this setup which can only help his progression.
The owners of Manxmove Estate agents Graham Wilson and Ian Lloyd commented “We are delighted to be able to help Sean pursue his dream of becoming a member of the England Amputee Football Association senior squad. Our donation will help Sean with travel expenses to attend the league matches and training sessions for Manchester City and England Junior Amputee squads. This involves regular travel to the UK, which has been primarily funded by Sean’s family throughout this last year.
“Since forming Manxmove in 2012 we have always tried to get involved with local sponsorship and local charities and, as the business continues to grow, we will continue to help when we can.We have sponsored numerous individuals and small events over the years including IOM TT sponsorship and various charities benefiting from the Parish Walk. We have also helped a local homeless charity, Laxey Football Club, Wish upon a Dream, Cronk-y-Berry School, Hospice Care and the Manx Breast Cancer Support Group.”
Sean commented “The England squad are one of the best amputee football teams in the world so my ambition in football is now to be selected for the England team in the next 2 years.
To achieve this I will need to regularly attend the league matches and training sessions for Manchester City and England Junior Amputee squads. This involves regular travel to the UK so I am very grateful for all the help I can get, as this will really help me to achieve this.”