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Widnes Vikings all inclusive squad photo
5:33pm Monday 27th January 2014 in Sport
WIDNES Vikings took its official club photograph to the next level this season as volunteers, community coaches, development squad, scholarship, academy and first team players joined staff, directors and coaches for a unique 'One Club' photograph.
The Widnes club has been around since 1875 and there's been plenty of iconic pictures hung up around this historic club but last Saturday new ground was broken as all corners of the club joined forces for the first time.
Vikings Directors and owners Steve O'Connor, Roddy Snedden, Brian O’Connor and James Rule took their places amongst the academy players, development squad players, first team players and administration staff at the Vikings.
The 'One Club' photo was the brain child of the Vikings staff as they come up with the idea to demonstrate their unity towards a common goal of driving the Vikings forward.
James Rule, Widnes Vikings CEO, said: "It was a great day for the Club. Widnes Vikings has a proud heritage stretching back to 1875. Over the decades there have been many great people who have shaped the Club both on and off the field. This group will shape the history of 2014.
"Naturally much of the focus on our Club concerns what takes place on a match day over eighty minutes. However, without the support of the entire operation we would not be able to function. This was an opportunity to bring the Vikings together and thank everyone for their hard work. Each and every person on the photograph is contributing to our evolution we work together as 'One Club'. We will hang this photograph with pride.''