5-a-side tournament in honour of Footymad favourite

Last updated : 07 August 2007 By Ben Collins
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

Dan was an extremely knowledgeable and well-liked member, and
moderator, of the NUFC Footymad messageboard, 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 basis.

The Tournament is taking place on Sat, Sept 8th, 2007 at Powerleague, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, where teams from all 4 corners of the UK 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 5 players, 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 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 £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 prizes.

For further details, entry forms, tickets, etc., contact T_G@talktoon.co.uk
or nufc_mad@hotmail.com