Fishwick Rangers Youth Development Scheme (FRYDS) have this week been announced as the new owners of Nelson Football Club. The new owners of Nelson Football Club have vowed to create a community club the town can be proud of. Fayyaz Ahmed, the chairman of FRYDS and the new chairman of Nelson Football Club, said “We are delighted to be taking over a club with strong traditions and a community spirit. We hope that in the coming year we will through hard work and dedication ensure Nelson FC are back at the top tier of North West Counties football.”. Fishwick Rangers Youth Development Scheme (FRYDS) is a not for profit voluntary organization. Established in 2002, it already operates in the most deprived wards of Preston including Fishwick, St. Matthews, Ribbleton, Broadgate and surrounding South Ribble districts including Leyland and Chorley as well as the Blackburn & Darwen and Pendle districts. Mr Ahmed added "Our mission is to help create sustainable, attractive and inclusive facilities, which foster the talent and diversity of the local people. “Our approach is centered on the belief that every neighborhood has the potential to excite and inspire. “We will work with our local community to unlock the unique assets and opportunities that we propose to develop to drive forward successful regeneration and recovery." For all media enquires call Zul Hussain Fishwick Rangers Youth Development Scheme on 07817 825 773. Nelson Football Club play their first home game of the season in the North West Counties League First Division 2 against Irlam on Saturday 6 August, kick-off at 3pm.