The Silver Sunday Cup

On Sunday 1st October 2017 we held a Walking Football Tournament to highlight our Loneliness in Older People campaign, which supports older people in Worcester. The tournament was part of the National Silver Sunday Campaign (#SilverSundayuk)

The Tournament ran from 1pm -3.45pm on the 3G pitch at The KGV Community Hub in Ash Avenue, Worcester WR4 9TL and eight teams with 72 players over 50 took part.

Each game was 10 minutes long with every team playing at least four games with Round Robin Games, 5th and 6th play off, 7th and 8th play off, Semi-Finals, 3rd and 4th place play off and Final. The Results were:

GROUP A

The Winning Post, Worcester
Hindlip
Hartshill Strollers
Bedworth & District WF

The Winning Post  0-4  Hindlip
Hartshill Strollers   0-0  Bedworth & District WF

The Winning Post  0-5  Hartshill Strollers
Hindlip                   0-0  Bedworth & District WF

The Winning Post  1-2  Bedworth & District WF
Hindlip                   1-0  Hartshill Strollers 0

GROUP B

Birmingham WF
Mackle
Highley Severn WF
Retro Rangers

Birmingham WF    2-0  Mackle
Highley Severn     0-2  Retro Rangers

Birmingham WF    3-1  Highley Severn
Mackle                  1-1  Retro Rangers

Birmingham  WF   1-0  Retro Rangers
Mackle                  4-1  Highley Severn

SEMI FINALS

Hindlip                  2-1  Mackle
Birmingham WF   1-0  Bedworth

7th & 8th Place Play Off
Highley Severn   2-1 Winning Post 1

5th & 6th Place
Walk over for Hartshill Strollers

FINAL

Birmingham WF    2-1   Hindlip

WINNERS: Birmingham Walking Football

 

FUTURE EVENTS:

We will be looking to run Walking Football Events in the future.  If you would like us to let you know when we are running the next Tournament please add your details here.

What your participation will help support:

£3.00 will pay for an exercise class for someone

£3.50 will pay for a meal at a Lunch Club

£5.00 will pay for transport to and from an event for one person

£6.00 will pay for one week’s support for a volunteer to visit older people at home

£37.00 will pay for a dance session for 20 people

£91.00 will pay for lunches for one person for a year

£300 will pay to support a volunteer for a year 

We are aiming to raise £30,000 this year from the launch date on Monday 3rd July 2017.

If you would like to make a donation please visit our BT MyDonate Page

Or click on the BT Logo

Below are just a few of the activities that Worcester Community Trust run for older people in Worcester.

Sponsor the #SilverSundayUK Cup

There are hundreds of events running across the UK on #silversundayuk but we are the only group offering a Challenge Cup at the moment (we hope that changes). If you would like to sponsor the event, please get in touch. We are running a Pay What You Want sponsorship scheme for:

Pitchside Advertising – Place your banner around the pitch at The KGV Community Hub
Website and Social Media Advertising – Be involved in all of our Website & Social Media Communications
#SilverSunday UK Cup – be the Main Sponsor of the event

All income raised from the day will support helping Lonely older people in Worcester and we will be giving updates throughout the year on where your money is spent.

We would like to thank Walking Football for helping to promote this Tournament

Please get in touch by email to richardw@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk  or call 07392 319806