Stan Brewster tournament gets underway

THE sixth annual Stan Brewster Memorial Football Tournament gets underway this Sunday (3rd)

The opening games are: Group A - Sunday - Swanwick v Matlock Sports, Bargate Rovers v Riddings Rovers. Group B: Tuesday - Belper United v Codnor FC. Also in Group B are Crib Bar and Holbrook St Michaels.

The winners and runners-up from each group will contest the semi-finals, with the final at Alfreton Town’s Impact Arena on July 24.

Weekend games will be played at Derbyshire Police HQ with 2pm kick-offs. Spectators must use the entrance opposite the Midland Railway Centre.

Midweek games (July 5, 7, 12 and 14) will be played at the Charles Hill Playing Fields in Loscoe, kick-off 6.30pm.

All monies raised this year will go to Ripley Hospital League of Friends, Royal Derby Hospital’s breast care unit and the British Heart Foundation.

Raffle tickets can be purchased at Ripley’s Gary Spencer Barbers Shop and Market Place Cafe or at each matchday.