Ayr United FA Walking Football Team recently participated in the European renowned Brown’s International Walking Football Tournament.
A total of ten teams from England (including Portsmouth, Southampton and Millwall, Scotland and Portugal competed over two days.
The Honest Men completed their programme of games in 3rd place coming firstly through a nail biting Quarter Final Penalty Shoot Out v Sao Bra 6-5 but losing narrowly by a single goal in their semi-final to the eventual winners.
Player Manager John Crawford praised the team for their efforts during the qualifying matches and knockout stages. Crawford commended the excellent team spirit and how well the players had adjusted to the playing surface and warm weather conditions.
Crawford added that “the players were in ‘peak’ physical condition and trained like athletes during the four day stay in Portugal. Crawford also added that a 4th place in 2016 and 3rd place in 2017 should give the squad confidence to further improve in 2018″.
by John Crawford