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Barcelona Trip

In early April this year, Monifieth Athletic 2004’s travelled to Spain to take part in the Football Cup Barcelona tournament, an internationally recognised tournament for various age groups, with almost 100 teams taking part. The teams come from all over the world including Indonesia and USA as well as Europe.

The games are played over two days and our boys opened their tournament with a closely contested match against the home club, FCB Escola, eventually losing 3-1. A draw with Lurgan Town FC Vapours led the team to a crunch game against Soccer Elite FA from England with Monifieth needing a win to progress to the quarter finals. The determination of the boys came through and they thoroughly deserved their 3-2 victory against a team of players picked from a FA Academy. There are no individuals singled out as this was a great team performance. Every player (and coach ) contributed to the result and were worthy of the applause at the end. Read More