Finlay the Saint pulls on his trainers to buy boots for kids

Chalfont St Peter boss Finlay Johnson is running 5k a day for fifty days in order to buy boots for children

We might have no football for the next few months, but Chalfont St Peter boss Finlay Johnson won't be short of exercise as he plans to run five kilometres every day for the next fifty days- all for a good cause.

Conscious that these are lean times, and that by the time we get back to football many young grassroots footballers will have outgrown their boots, Finlay is trying to raise money to purchase boots for those who may otherwise have to do without. He's also receiving donations of good condition second hand boots for the same cause.

On his Go Fund Me page, he explains:

'So as we all know the world has been tough for everybody! But as we all look for a little bit of hope in the coming weeks and months there is a chance that grassroots football will be back at some stage!

Now while time has stood still, that won't have stopped boys and girls from growing! There'll be loads of young grassroots players who'll need new football boots when they return!

However, football boots aren't cheap and money has been tight for a lot of us. So I will be running 5k every day, for 50 days, from Monday 1st March- to raise money to create a fund for parents/kids (Aged 3-16) to be able to receive a new pair of football boots.

All they'll have to do is contact me via the GO Fund Me page, or via twitter @finjohnson18, to request a pair and the fund will do the rest, completely confidentially.

I'm not promising Predators! But wouldn't it be nice to give kids a pair of boots to be proud of?

The £1000 is a loose target, as I've got to put something! But if you've got a spare £5, £10, £20 to give to help those less fortunate we'd be so grateful for your donation.

*Also, if you know somebody this could benefit please let me know!'

You can donate- or make contact- with Fin by heading here.

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