Richmond shop owner sponsors junior football team

The U13s team with shop owner Ruban Gunaratnam.

A junior football team is looking as good as they play after sponsorship from a local business

Richmond Town U13s have new training tops thanks to a donation from the owner of the Premier Express Cross Lanes Store, Ruban Gunaratnam.

Team manager Richard Amsing said: “We are really grateful to Ruban.

“The team is having a really enjoyable season and it’s great that we have the support of local businesses.”

The team is currently top of division seven in the Teesside Junior League.