If Scarborough achieve their aims this season then they will owe a great deal of thanks to one of their loyal fans.
Craig Patton, who is managing director of Online Curtain Fabrics, has paid for Boro’s Bishop Burton College training facilities for a whole season.
This gesture from the supporter, who has been backing football in the town for a number of years, has been greeted with a flood of thanks from Boro boss Rudy Funk.
He said: “This is an amazing gesture from Craig, who is somebody that has backed the club from the very beginning.
“He has funded our training at Bishop Burton for a full season, which is something that the club appreciates an enormous amount.
“I just hope that everything works out this season and we can give him the reward he deserves.”