|First trophy for Richard Ruffolo|
In Scotland, Dundee United had two small events also to prepare the trip to the world cup. Steve Bennett won both event with Andy Beskaby being runner-up int he first event, David Baxter taking the second place of the second tournament.
In Australia, the Brisbane club organized a tournament under the theme of the world cup. Gus Gillespie defeated Gerry Vickers in the final to claim the honors.
In England, the Bristol club held a pre-season tournament with a small turnout of four players competing in a league format with home and away games. Simon Donadel took the honors while Bob Fairbrother was runner-up. Adam Fraser and Tim Mourant also managed to win some games!
|Big game between Arudyo and Winaldo|
|Steve Dettre (left) in action|
The "Sporting Club 18", part of the "Podjistan Subbuteo Association", a new club based in Northern Ireland, held a first tournament last week. Martinog Bradley took the best on local organizer Simon Stewart and Lawrence Watson. There should be more events to come in the near future.
See the club's Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/podjistanflickers/
|Players in Vreese|
In Spain, the latest promotional tournament in Javea had a small field of 3 players with Pasquale Carrassi taking the best on Bill Dunham and Lisa Carrassi. It was a good way for Lisa to prepare for the forthcoming world cup in Gibraltar where she will proudly represent her club of Marina Citerior!
Finally, Knighton TFC in Wales had a promotional event last Friday with 5 players taking part. Dan Nicholls took the honors with Tom Taylor being 2nd. Rory Gittoes, Matt Booth and Kenny Evans confirm they are very motivated for the new season and the Knighton club will continue to grow in the future!