Hipsburn Football Tournament

10th June 2017

Trident Football Tournament – Saturday 10th June 2017

Boys and girls from the region participated in the 22nd Annual Hipsburn Trident Soccer Tournament last Saturday as school teams participated in the sporting fixture. Hipsburn Utd took the Championship in a 4-1 thrilling encounter with Wooler Utd, having overcome stablemates Hipsburn Rovers in a tense 1-0 semi-final. 

The football tournament, organised and sponsored by Trident Soccer, has raised thousands of pounds for school funds over the past two decades with the event encompassing support from "the four corners of north Northumberland."  The popular inter-school competition included boys and girls from Alnwick, Amble;  Belford, Felton, Hipsburn,  Longhorsley, Rothbury, Seahouses, Swarland, Thropton, Warkworth and Wooler Schools.

Hipsburn Primary  School Head teacher Mr Kevin Moloney said: "I'd like to thank everyone that participated in the tournament for making the event such an incredible success. I'd also like to thank Ryan Jobson and the Trident Soccer team for organising and sponsoring the the event as well as FA referees Richard Kelley and Peter Taylor, fixture co-ordinator Malcolm Graham and our school staff."

 Commenting on the tournament Trident Soccer Director Ryan Jobson said: "The Hipsburn Tournament is a unique event  within the local sporting calendar and brings together children, parents, schools and local communities as part of the Trident Soccer Schools Partnership. We witnessed something very special today and the quality of football played was exceptional. I'd therefore like to thank all the children, parents, officials and staff involved, who continue to make this event such an outstanding tournament."  

The tournament raised a fantastic £382.62, thank you for your kind donations