On an overcast and rainy morning at the home of Welland Valley Football Club the air was filled by adult testosterone as the anticipation of the ‘Mangares & Parent’ Tournament was about to be held.

First in the clubs history but an idea from a club committee meeting with the idea centered around giving something to all the managers/coaches/helpers and most of all the parents of all the club players for whom the club wouldn’t survive without them, so a little something to say thank you was certainly welcomed.

x12 men’s teams and x3 women’s teams entered into the tournament, a great achievement as it was the inaugural first attempt at this even though the club have held their successful ‘Summer Tournament’ every year.

The weather didn’t dampen the enthusiasm and commitment and even though it was meant more as a fun tournament the Bobby Charlton’s , Jan Molby’s, Lionel Messi’s & Tracey Davidson’s started to appear and it all got very competitive.

A very ‘Well Done’ to all that took part and helped organise and set up the day. Will there be another?……………………………..you will just have to wait and see but clean them boots just incase.

Photos supplied by a Players parent ‘Thank you’

Men’s Tournament

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Both Men’s Teams were joint winners on the day


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Ladies Tournament

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Ladies Tournament winners