Millers to host popular seven-a-side tournament next week

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A popular seven-a-side football tournament is once again being held next week in New Mills.

New Mills AFC will stage the tournament, which this year will include two different competitions; a standard one open to all teams and a vets event for players aged 35 and over.

The tournament will commence Monday, May 11 (each team will play on one day only) with finals day staged on Saturday, May 16.

Applications for teams are now open.

The cost is £30 a team (to cover referee fees and other matchday costs).

Please contact Pat Kenyon by ringing 07742677486 or alternatively you can send an email to


• Each match is eight minutes each way (10 minutes each way on finals day).

• Each team can have a squad of 10 with rolling subs permitted.

• Normal laws apply, however there are no offsides in this form of the game.

• Vets teams are permitted one underage player per squad.