23.12.2016 - Mick's spreading the festive spirit at local hospital

Members of the Peterborough United FC squad and management team were accompanied by 'Mick the Skip' at the recent visit to the Children's Ward of Peterborough City Hospital.

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann, Head of Coaching Dave Farrell, Player-Coach Mark Tyler, Chief Executive Bob Symns and members of the playing squad visited the Amazon Ward of the City Hospital this week to hand out presents to youngsters spending the festive period away from home.

Michael Smith, Andrew Hughes, Gwion Edwards, Leonardo Da Silva Lopes, Marcus Maddison, Lee Angol, Shaquile Coulthirst and Lee Angol spent time with the children at the club's annual visit to the hospital.

Peterborough United FC Chief Executive Bob Symns commented: "Our visit to the Amazon Children’s Ward at Christmas is one of the first and most important dates in the football clubs diary at the start of every season. The Manager and players enjoy playing Santa. It’s a lovely occasion and everyone has a wonderful time."

Serpentine Green and Mick George Ltd kindly provided presents for the club representatives to handout to patients, while mascots Peter Burrow and 'Mick the Skip' provided entertainment.

Jon Stump, Finance Director at Mick George Ltd commented: ''We have joined Peterbrorough United FC in this initiative for a number of years now, and on each and every occassion, the joy that the patients experience is something to behold. It is an unfortunate situation for anyone to be in Hospital over Christmas, so we will do anything we can to raise the spirits.''

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