Gran Alacant Oldies Walking football club played their first ever competitive home fixture, on January 21st, entertaining a team from Hondon.
The club only started up just over a year ago, showing how much progress has been made in just a short time.
The club plays every Thursday at Gran Alacant and after 3 competative away games played this first ever game at their other new home venue at the Pereira Stadium in Santa Pola. Thursday games from 12 noon until 1pm will carry on as usual throughout the year.
The 9 a side game was played on a beautiful blue skied morning with the Gran Alacant team winning 2-0, with goals scored by Gary Beeney and Tim Litherland. Thanks go to a well organised Hondon team for giving us a tough, competitive game.
After the game everyone congregated at the Tango Santa Pola bar/restaurant, where the proprietor laid on a very nice buffet for us all.
These competitive games are organised by Douglas Kemp and thanks to him the event went perfectly.
We even, for the first time ever, had to use our donated first aid kit. David Lamb came off for a rather large plaster and then made his way back onto the field of play.
Join us every Thursday at the Gran Alacant sports centre from noon until 1pm.
Contact Barry at firstname.lastname@example.org