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Disappointing weather was not enough to dampen spirits at a major youth football event in Wooburn, which saw some added glamour in the shape of two celebrity guests.
More than 2,500 players and supporters turned out for the 23rd annual Sportsfest tournament in Wooburn Park, organised by Bourne End Junior Sports Club (BEJSC) on Saturday.
The event was marked with a welcome return for Barnet midfielder and former BEJSC player Sam Togwell and also saw a brief appearance from former Chelsea and Leicester City player Dennis Wise.
Event organiser Dave Kimber said: “In spite of the weather there was still a massive burst of enthusiasm for the whole event.
“Everyone came, from aunts and uncles to grans and grandads, people even brought their dogs, and it was all great to see it so well supported.
“Everyone was really happy with it and looking forward to next year’s.”
Anyone interested in joining any of the BEJSC age group teams from U6s to U21s or becoming a coach should contact Ken Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01628 525359.
Full results from the tournament:
U9's Challenge Cup: Marlow Youth FC A 0, SC Octevillais (France) 0 (Marlow won 4-3 on penalties)
U10's The Ministry of Sound Challenge Cup: Bourne End JSC Giants 5, Marlow Youth FC B 0
U10's Colts The Ministry of Sound Challenge Cup: Thames Valley Youth FC 1, Ruislip Rangers FC Colts 0
U11's John Beney Challenge Cup: Marlow Youth FC 0, Flackwell Heath Minors B 1
U11's Colts Challenge Cup: Bourne End JSC B 0, Bessingby Park Rangers B 1
U12's Citygate Challenge Cup: Marlow Youth FC 0, St James FC Tigers 4
U13's Colts Anytime Fitness Challenge Cup: Holyport FC Hawks 2, Beaconsfield Holtspur FC A 2 (Beaconsfield won 2-0 on penalties)
U14's Karen Berry Memorial Cup: Brook House FC A 3, Brook House FC B 2
U14's Colts Challenge Cup: Marlow Town FC 0, Chalfont Wasps FC 4
U15's Challenge Cup: Bourne End JSC 1, Delaford Colts FC B 1 (Delaford won 3-2 on penalties)
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