So Close

For around a year, we’d been looking forward to the next Waitrose 5-a-side football tournament.  Last year, with 90 teams entered we made it to the last 8, to be knocked out cruelly on penalties after giving away a cheap goal to allow the eventual winners to knock us out.  We joined a league and have been playing once a week since then.

This year, John Lewis were included too, meaning around 140 teams were entered. Our team had changed slightly, but the core was the same still. Armed with a better striker and goalie, we felt confident going in.

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