JFS boy's Premier League bid

May 6, 2013

Here’s a Premier League fixture that you may not know about. Twelve-year-old JFS student Naftali Wolfson from Mill Hill plans to visit the grounds of all 20 Premiership clubs in just two days as a fundraising challenge for his bar-mitzvah.

He is due to set off with his parents on Saturday night after Shabbat for the first stop, Southampton, ending at Wembley on Monday.

Naftali hopes his “Premiership Marathon” will raise at least £11,000 to relay a football pitch at a home for disadvantaged children in Afula, which is supported by British Emunah.

The Liverpool supporter intends to arrive by half-time for the club’s derby game at Goodison Park — Everton and Arsenal are among clubs that have promised to take him onto the pitch and donated signed

Last updated: 10:45am, May 6 2013