Vil­lage tour­na­ment get­ting big­ger

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Football -

Ap­ple­dore Football Club’s two-day six-a-side tour­na­ment proved a great suc­cess, rais­ing around £900.

The money will go to­wards fund­ing se­nior and ju­nior football in the vil­lage.

Or­gan­iser Jim Kelly said: “We had 20 se­nior and 40 ju­nior teams tak­ing part.

“It was only our sec­ond year but we at­tracted more teams this time and there was also a gap in the cal­en­dar lo­cally.”

The club are plan­ning to field teams in the Ash­ford & Dis­trict Youth League this sea­son for the first time in their 52-year his­tory.

Win­ners: Ju­niors: un­der8s: Hemp­stead Val­ley; un­der-9s and 10s: Pil­grims; un­der-11s: John Mayne School (Bid­den­den).

Se­niors: (Satur­day) Rye Town, ( Sun­day) Granny’s FC.

Pic­ture: Paul Amos FM4861412

Prince Al­bert (blue) take on Tiger A

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