A good set of games, but a disappointing hotel, which, to be honest, was a dive in front of a sex shop (which was the only good thing).

An game of volleyball and then one of the most picturesque venues Sassco have ever played in, saw a long range strike on goal from Ed Cook and the first ever games recorded in HD. Unfortunately, David Gourlay, messing around with his Samsung Galaxy on the train; lost it and spoiled the tour.

Mel Aldis' article on Sassco…

France Tour 2013 - 26th August 2013

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A fantastic article by Mel Aldis, who arranged the games in France. A brilliant take on what the "other" organiser has to go through in arranging a game. Sassco.co.uk visit the...Read More

France Tour 2013 report.

France Tour 2013 - 20th August 2013

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Sassco on tour. Dave Gourlay puts a downer on everything.  Six players signed up on the dotted line for France, which was our sixth destination since 2008. The arrangements were a...Read More

Sassco.co.uk v Azure: all squ…

France Tour 2013 - 7th August 2013

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Sassco.co.uk 7 Azure 7 | Sassco.co.uk 4 Azure 4. The final official training game for France 2013 took place at Church High School in Sunderland. The game saw a Sassco team...Read More

Beach volleyball?

France Tour 2013 - 25th July 2013

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First fixture changed from football to volleyball on the beach. Due to Nice's authorities not recognising our stature and refusing to dismantle the volleyball court and revert to football means that...Read More

Alldis bows out. McConville r…

France Tour 2013 - 9th July 2013

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Big shoes to fill for McConville. Unfortunately, Alldis bowed out of the tour due to a foot injury. The doctor recommended no kicking, running or jumping (as if he ever did...Read More

France Tour 2013 map of venue…

France Tour 2013 - 23rd June 2013

The venues and important locations for France 2013 are shown below. This map will be updated depending on any changes to the tour. The key venues are the soccer game...Read More

Schedule for France 2013.

France Tour 2013 - 23rd June 2013

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Stade de Football, venue for AngloSports Select v Sassco.co.uk. We've had some amendments to the schedule. Both games in France are to be played against AngloSports Select. The game on Friday...Read More

Game against Anglo Sports Sel…

France Tour 2013 - 27th April 2013

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Double header ending on the beach. Thanks to Mel Aldis (no relation to our Matthew), we have a set of games on Saturday 17th August. The twist is that the second...Read More

First football venue in Nice …

France Tour 2013 - 20th March 2013

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Opening games provisionally arranged. Delighted to say that a venue just outside Nice is going to host us for at least one game (possibly two). Soccer Park in Antibes (just South West...Read More

Adidas shirt for France.

France Tour 2013 - 20th March 2013

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Back to Adidas for France. We are going back to Adidas for the France Tour 2013, but are remaining with the same red colour as we've had since Italy in 2011...Read More

Flights and hotel booked!

France Tour 2013 - 28th February 2013

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168 days, 15 hours and 57 minutes and counting until France... Delighted to say that the flights and hotel have now been booked. A total of 6 paid the full costs by...Read More

16th to 19th August - hotel a…

France Tour 2013 - 13th January 2013

Flights and hotel have been provisionally confirmed. The date has changed to the 16th August (Friday) to 19th August (Monday). The flights are from Leeds - Bradford Airport and are...Read More

Anyone for France in 2013?

France Tour 2013 - 13th July 2009

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Sassco.co.uk besoin de jouer contre des équipes françaises.France is the likely destination for the 2013 tour. Again, it will probably be a 5-a-side tour, but that all depends on the...Read More

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