The Dan Pringle Trust Tournament
participate in, a charity 5-a-side football tournament in memory of their
good friend and colleague Dan Pringle.
Dan shockingly died, at the tender age of 33, within 8 weeks of being
diagnosed with testicular cancer despite being given an 80% chance of
survival. Dan was an extremely knowledgeable and well liked member, and
moderator, of the NUFC Footymad message board, and had engaged in football related banter with fans from other clubs, forging many friendships in the process.
The Dan Pringle Trust has been launched in his memory and all proceeds
from this event are to be donated to "The Joe Wallace Breath of Life fund"
, (affiliated to The British lung Foundation) organised by Sunderland
supporter Paul Wallace ( www.joewallace.webeden.co.uk ). Dan was a keen
supporter of this charity, even before his own illness, both contributing
himself and drumming up support and contributions from others on a regular
The Tournament is taking place on Saturday September 8th 2007 at
Powerleague, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, where teams from all 4 corners of
the United Kingdom will battle it out for the status of being crowned the
very first winners of "The Dan Pringle Memorial Cup".
There is still space and time for other teams to enter this prestigious
event, and at £35 per team (minimum number of players 5, maximum 7), it's
a Snip !! Spectators go free, so come and support your team!
To complete the day, an "Evening Bash" is to be held at
The "Beyond" pub and nightclub situated in "The Gate" Newcastle upon Tyne.
Tickets for this event cost £3 for the players in the tournament and £7
for friends, supporters and any others who wish to attend. Tickets to be
ordered in advance, although there will be a limited number of tickets
available on the day at a cost of £10.
The tickets for this memorable event include : Buffet, Music, Dancing,
Lucky Ticket number draw, Free entry to the Beyond Nightclub, plus the
chance to win and/or bid for some very exclusive and highly desirable
For further details, entry forms, tickets, etc contact T_G@talktoon.co.uk
Editors note: I know it's a long way to go, but if you have the time and the money to go it should be well worth going and getting a team together. I know we also have a fanbase in the North-East so if you could possibly get a team together that would be excellent.