Writer: Article by Internetfox
Date:Friday July 18 2008
Football Supporters On Bridge Building Manoeuvres.
Over seventy teams of football supporters from all over Scotland and England will descend on the playing fields of Leeds University to battle it out for the IFA cup and plate this weekend. Last Years Worldnet Plate winners, Leicester City supporters team the Internetfoxes are eagerly looking forward to the chance to defend their first ever piece of Silverware in their 9-year existence.
This year sees the Internetfoxes, who are taking a strong squad of 16 players ranging from 17 to 61, in a group with supporters teams from Crewe, Liverpool & Charlton on the Saturday, and will be aiming to qualify for the main Worldnet competition on the Sunday.
The tournament kicks off with a Scotland England International and the final of the IFA Cup on Friday 18th July at 5.30pm.
As well as the English and Scottish participants teams are also coming from RC Lens in France and there will be a contingent of Arsenal fans from Nigeria.
Tournament organiser, John Boocock (himself a life long Leeds United fan) says:
"We have been bringing supporters from opposing football teams together for 12 years now and each year the tournament gets bigger and better. The Internet Football Association was formed at the time of Euro 96 when the FA's Graham Kelly stated that English football fans would not get on with either each other or with visiting fans.
"We are living proof that this is not the case and week in week out our teams meet up before the big match to play in our league and our cup competitions.
"WorldNET is the culmination of the season and is looked forward to by all.
"Internet football is not just about winning. It's about taking part and building bridges between rival sets of supporters. We play real games with real results, the best of which is the friendship built up between those who love of the beautiful game."
The tournament is at Bodington Hall in Leeds and runs from evening of Friday the 18th until the afternoon of Sunday 20th.
For more details see the website at www.worldnet.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details about the Internetfoxes see the website at www.Internetfoxes.co.uk or email Internetfoxes@yahoo.co.uk.
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