LXM continued their sponsorship of Old Foresters Football Club 1st X1 in 2017-18 and the team had a triumphant season. After a 20 year trophy hiatus, the team topped the Arthurian League Premier Division standings. The team also defeated Worcester College Old Boys in the Amateur Football Association Challenge Cup Final held in Twickenham on 24th March.
LXM Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Piers Young, commented: “The team can be more than proud of what was undoubtedly their most successful season in decades. Especially pleasing is the abundance of younger players within the squad which certainly bodes well for the future of Old Foresters FC. LXM’s sponsorship has allowed us to earmark key resources for the squad’s development.”
The Old Foresters Football Club is one of the oldest football clubs in the world, with a history that stretches back even before its formal constitution in 1876 and the founding of The Football Association in 1863. The club reached the quarter final of the F.A. Cup in 1882 and the last sixteen a further three times. The Old Foresters have won the prestigious “old boys cup”, The Arthur Dunn Cup three times, the Essex Cup three times and the London Senior Cup twice. Eight Old Foresters footballers have played international football.