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5-a-side Success

29 March 2016

Another successful event hosted by the Events Team!

The second 5-a-side tournament held at Bury FC Training Academy, Carrington, was attended by VSS Solutions, Service Sport, Champion Mouldings along with two Bury FC Teams one featuring the Coaching Staff and one with Bury Chairman Stewart Day and Bury Manager David Flitcroft.


The day started with most participants meeting at Gigg Lane to board an executive coach - used by the team for away matches - to Carrington, upon arrival the players enjoyed a nutritional players breakfast provided by the Clubs Caterers BUDMO.

The morning started with the draw before a tour of the complex as the teams headed out onto the pitches. The games kicked off in a league format with all teams playing each other, once all the games ended and results were compiled the draw was made for the knockout stages of the tournament with the winners Chairman’s Select 8 including Flitcroft, Fitness Coach Tom Walsh, Assistant Manager Ben Futcher and Director of Operations Chris Brass. 

The day ended with food by BUDMO including a selection of jerk steak wraps, chicken curry, wedges and rice. After all the teams had eaten the presentation of the Trophy to the winners (The Chairman's Select 8) and runners up (Service Sport) took place.

The day was enjoyed by all who took part, and as such the club will be looking to host a third instalment of the event in the summer.


Can you beat the Chairmans Select 8? We are looking to host our next event in July 2016. register your interest for our next tournament email:

Watch a video of the event below: -

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