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Doncaster Rovers to host major charity junior football tournament- 13/07/14

2 July 2014

Doncaster Rovers Foundation are delighted to announce a major junior football tournament that will target 60 junior football teams from South Yorkshire and the wider district.

Places are running out for the PCUK junior tournament taking place at the Keepmoat Stadium on Sunday 13th July.


The day includes an Under 7’s, 8’s and 9’s festival from 9am until 12.00 and Under 10’s, 11’s and 12’s from 1pm till 4pm. 


The tournament is for the age group your players are currently in and not next years. Therefore current Under 7’s will still play as Under 7s.


The day promises to be wonderful event and is in support of PCUK (Prostate Cancer UK) costing £40 per team, with all proceeds going to the PCUK Charity.  Each child will receive a certificate for taking part and have the opportunity to have a picture taken with Donny Dog.


Liam Scully, chief executive of the foundation said: “We are delighted to be hosting such a major event for a wonderful cause. The Foundation are proud of their work with the local community and this is another significant event. Through our participation programme we will be launching an ambassador programme to help our local amateur sides grow and be sustainable. Teams from all over the South Yorkshire district are more than welcome to attend, please don’t miss out on what promises to be a great day with the Rovers and PCUK (Prostate Cancer UK).”


The aim is to have 10 teams per age group consisting of 7 players who will play a total of 9 games. Details for the format will be sent once teams have signed up.


If your club would like to be part of this great event or have any questions, please email Gareth.cook@doncasterroversfoundation.co.uk.


This is the first of many events the Rovers Community Team are launching with the development of a Club Ambassador Scheme aimed to help local amateur clubs: raise funds, attract new players, develop local school links and offer continuous professional development for coaches.


The closing date for entries will be Wednesday 9th July.


Join us in the fight to combat prostate cancer as well raise much needed awareness.


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