In pictures: Maidenhead Boys and Girls summer tournament

In pictures: Maidenhead Boys and Girls summer tournament

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Luke Matthews

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In pictures: Maidenhead Boys and Girls summer tournament

A two-day festival of football saw hundreds of youngsters lace their boots for an annual six-a-side tournament at Braywick Park.


About 1,700 competitors from under seven to under 16 level took to the pitch for Maidenhead Boys and Girls Football Club's summer spectacular, which ran on Saturday and Sunday (July 5-6).

It was the 30th annual tournament held by the club in its 50th year of providing football in the community, with teams travelling from Reading, Watford, Oxford, Milton Keynes and Essex to take part.

The hosts got their hands on silverware with the under 14 and under 16 sides taking home the cup and the under 11 team playing their way to victory in the shield.

The tournament is growing in reputation each year and regularly attracts more than 250 teams.

"It was fantastic," said club vice-chairman Dan Masters.

"It's regarded as one of the best tournaments in the south of England.

"We provide a good standard of football and it's an enjoyable and safe environment."

 

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