Barnsley College supports ex-student

Marc Roberts

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Barnsley College has become the new shirt sponsor of former student Barnsley FC footballer Marc Roberts.

The 26-year-old defender, who studied Sport at the college, made his fiftieth appearance against Wolves FC and scored his first Champio0nship goal against Rotherham United FC at the start of the season.

Marc said: “I am happy and pleased to have Barnsley College as my shirt sponsor as my time at college was important, it was where I started to really develop as a footballer.

“I am really impressed by the world class sports facilities at the Honeywell Campus and I would fully recommend the college to anyone.”

Mark Ryan, sport programme manager at the college, addsaied: “Marc was an excellent student who worked extremely hard as an academic and a footballer.

“His progression through college and university displayed his desire to achieve academic excellence, coupled with his motivation to play football professionally.

“As a college we like to follow the journey of our Alumni.

“We are really proud to sponsor a former student who is an inspiration to young people.

“Marc has continued to stay in touch with us at the college and regularly visits the department.

“It’s absolutely fantastic when you see ex-students achieve and progress in their chosen vocation.

“And it’s not too late to follow in Marc’s footsteps and enrol to study sports at Barnsley College, get in touch if you would like to know more about the opportunities available to you at Barnsley College.”

Call the Information Team on 01226 216 123 for more information.

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