Interest has grown to fever pitch ahead of this weekends Midlands Simon charity soccer blitz.
Taking place at 2pm on Sunday at AIT, the teams and players are now confirmed for what promises to be a very entertaining and interesting event.
The groups / professions most maligned in society over the past two years are togging out and battling it out with one another on the football pitch to raise funds for Midlands Simon. The teams are: The Politicians, The Bankers, The Media, Property Developers, Town Council Staff, Solicitors and Public Servants. All teams will play one another after which a final will decide the winning team. The team sheet for The Politicians has just been declared as follows: Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke (Cap), Sen. Nicky McFadden, Cllr. Barry Cowen (Offaly), Cllr. Luke Ming Flanagan (Roscommon), Cllr. Alan Shaw, Cllr Ollie Moore (Roscommon), Cllr. Kevin Boxer Moran. Cllr. Paul Hogan.
There promises to be a number of mouth watering ties including The Politicans V’s The Public Servants and The Property Developers V’s The Bankers. All are welcome, it promises to be a fun event so families are encouraged to come along and support the event. However, organisers have warned that spectators trying to enter the venue with tomatoes or rotten eggs will not be allowed in!