– FA People’s Cup 2017 kicks off even bigger and better than ever!

February 27, 2017

Black Spartans score fantastic solo goal

Phew! We’re catching our breath after a fantastic first weekend in the 2017 FA People’s Cup.

More than 6,000 teams, with 40,000-plus players across 16 age and ability categories have all contributed to this year’s opening salvoes in the nation’s biggest five-a-side tournament.

We’ve seen great goals, super skills, questionable dietary arrangements, the most astonishing array of pun-tastic team names and hardly know where to start with all the stories we’ve enjoyed, but here goes…

Friday – Under-14/Under-16 boys

While some Higher Education and Disability games were being played last week, the tournament kick-off in earnest on Friday evening with the boys youth teams.

And special mentions go out to Gainsborough FC, who made it a Doncaster double in Under-14s and Under-16s and also gave us a dabbing masterclass;