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Bury Supporters' Annual Charity 5-a-side Tournament

22 May 2019

On Saturday 1st June, the Annual Bury Supporters' Charity 5-a-side Tournament will once again take place at PlayFootball, Bury College.

This will be the 10th Anniversary of the tournament, including:

  • Charity Prize Raffle
  • Food For All Players
  • Competitive 5-a-side Tournament

Limited spaces available, £60 per team. 

This year's invited charity is Liv's Trust.

Liv's Trust CIO has been set up in memory of Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who was killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack.

Steve Goodman, Olivia's 'Papa,' is running the trust with a group of trustees of family and friends to help under 25s in Greater Manchester, get help and receive education in music & dance.

He said: "We're starting small, and we hope to be able to provide musical instruments or even a pair of dance shoes for those who need them."

The main organiser of the day and keen Bury Supporter, John Raftery said: "We are delighted to invite Steve and the Liv's Trust team to the tournament to be our chosen charity for this year.

This really promises to be a great event with our local professional football team, local businesses, and local people joining together to play 5-a-side football, and also raising money for a local Charity."

If you want to get involved, please contact PlayFootball on 0161 393 2265. 

Or check us out on our Facebook thread.

Join in with the Annual Bury Supporters 5-a-side tournament or just come along on the day to support the event.

 

TIMELINE:

9 am – OPEN

9.15 am – OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

9.45 am – MANAGER'S MEETING

10 am – KICK OFF

32 TEAMS (HOPEFULLY) WILL BE ENTERED IN 8 LEAGUES (4 X 8)

12 noon - TOP 2 TEAMS OF EACH LEAGUE ENTERED INTO MAIN KNOCKOUT

3RD AND 4TH PLACED TEAMS ENTERED INTO SUPPLEMENTARY KNOCKOUT

1.30 pm – FINALS

2 pm - PRESENTATIONS - EACH FINALIST RECEIVES AN INDIVIDUAL TROPHY, THE WINNING TEAM RECEIVES A PLAYFOOTBALL TROPHY AND THE NEW ANNUAL BURY FC ACADEMY TROPHY (TO BE RETURNED, WITH WINNING TEAM'S NAME ENGRAVED)

2.15 pm – FOOD FOR ALL PARTICIPATING TEAMS (CARRS PASTIES)

2.30 pm – CHARITY RAFFLE ON BEHALF OF 'Liv's Trust'

BAR FACILITIES AVAILABLE ALL DAY. HOT FOOD AVAILABLE EARLY MORNING

Thanks to Sam Narusawa at Playfootball, we are pleased to announce that we are now going to hold a 'walk-in' football tournament on the same day at the same venue PlayFootball Bury. The cost will be £60 per team. Minimum age to play is 50-years-old. For this to go ahead, we need a minimum of four teams and a maximum of ten to enter. Teams will consist of a minimum of five players and a maximum of eight. All proceeds will go towards this year's nominated Charity Liv's Trust.

If you would like to take part or maybe know someone who does, please let us know asap. We expect demand to be high, so please book early.


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