TSG Take Home Newcastle Trophy
Business Fives headed to the North East to host the Newcastle qualifier on Wednesday 16th February. 273 goals were scored in the 60 matches as £3,430 was raised for charity, the 24 teams campaigned for one of 3 spots at the National Final.
In the fundraising efforts it was Sir Robert McAlpine who bagged third place having raised £350 for Maggies and Building Surveyors took second with their donation of £405 for Heddon Football Club
It was Faithful + Gould who were out in front having raised £590 for Young Lives vs Cancer and were crowned Top Fundraisers at the event.
As the wind picked up, so did the action on the pitch as Ward Hadaway, Ryder Architecture, TSG T2 and Leeds Building Society all made it to the Champions League semi-finals.
After a strong performance throughout the day from Ward Hadaway playing all games with no subs, it was Ryder Architecture who went 2-1 up to progress to the final and secure their spot at the National Final set to take place in Manchester on Tuesday 5th April.
Ryder Architecture were joined by TSG T2 who after a 1-1 draw, won on sudden death penalties and secured their spot in the National Final. In the final it was TSG T2 who were victorious and secured a £500 charity donation for Mental Health UK.
Scoring both the TSG goals in the final, Jamie Beadnall was awarded MOTM by John Beresford.
In the Europa League, it was Sanderson Weatherall who scored two last-minute goals against Haines Watts which secured their spot in the final. After another strong performance from Digitaltec, also playing with no subs, it was Adderstone who progressed to the final after winning on penalties.
Jack Lambert’s contribution to the Adderstone team with an impressive 19 goals saw him awarded top goal scorer.
In the final, Sanderson Weatherall dominated the game, going 3-0 up and securing their spot at the National Final as well as a £250 donation for Marie Curie.
The teams enjoyed a Q&A after the games with Newcastle United legend John Beresford who told stories of his playing days as well as discussing the future ahead for Newcastle United.
Business Fives will continue its 21/22 Winter Season in Manchester and Liverpool next week. Full details of our winter season can be found on our website here.
Newcastle Football Tournament Timings
1:45 – Registration and Networking
2:30 – Kick Off
5:00 – Drinks Reception, Buffet, Q&A and prize presentation from Guest speaker John Beresford
The tournament format will be updated live on the site here as the results come in and will be announced and available here from Monday 14th February at 2pm after our Live Draw
£500 charity donation to the Champions League Winners & £250 donation to the Europa League winners, Top Fundraisers, Top Goalscorer, Ladies Player of the Tournament, Man of the Match in Champions League Final
Health & Safety
Alongside medical support on site as standard for our Business Fives events for any injuries that might arrive we are taking some extra steps to mitigate risks associated with events.
We adhere fully with the latest government guidance and have implemented a series of covid secure measures in place at our events. In addition to this each player must confirm they have a negative LFT test or that they are fully vaccinated and are not currently displaying any covid symptoms.
You can follow us on social media and both finals of the Europa League and Champions League will be streamed live. With all the coverage it’s a good time to remind you that you will be representing your company so play with respect.
By taking part you have all helped us raise over £230,000 through our events which we are absolutely thrilled with and we wish you every success in the tournament.