Three debutantes alongside four regulars and two returnees.

The tour is now fully booked and paid for. The flight takes off just before lunchtime on Friday, the 17th August 2012, from Newcastle to Düsseldorf and returns on the afternoon of the 20th

We're delighted to have a full set of nine players this time instead of the bare-bones (and creaking legs) we had in Spain 2010 and Italy 2011. The regulars are David Gourlay, Davinder Sangha, Kevin Cooper and Tim Gillespie. However, there are returns for Paul McConville and Chris Dixon, who last saw overseas action in Portugal 2009. Finally, the debutantes are Matthew Downs and Matthew Alldis, two players connected to Paul McConville, and Ed (Edward) Cook, who has been humming and haaing about the tours ever since 2007, when they were first suggested.

So, the full list is:

  • David Gourlay
  • Davinder Sangha
  • Kevin Cooper
  • Tim Gillespie
  • Paul McConville
  • Chris Dixon
  • Matthew Downs
  • Matthew Alldis
  • Edward Cook
Player profiles will be updated.
We have already mentioned one game which is already arranged (against Futsal Lions), but there should be another one arranged for either Friday evening, or Sunday. More to be posted soon.

Germany Tour 2012 - Day 2

Germany Tour 2012 - 21st August 2012

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Indoor game in searing heat. Alldis fails to mark his four men. Futsal Lions 7 Sassco.co.uk 2 | Full match footage is shown below. Please feel free to share this on...Read More

Germany Tour 2012 - Day 1

Germany Tour 2012 - 19th August 2012

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Geordie Shore cast member to replace Tiger Tim. FC Vollkontakt 20 Sassco.co.uk 14 | Full match footage shown below. Please feel free to share this on Facebook and Twitter. We also...Read More

Germany Tour update.

Germany Tour 2012 - 19th August 2012

FC Vollkontakt 19 Sassco.co.uk 15.Futsal Lions 7 Sassco.co.uk 2.Two defeats for Sassco in the tour, but both performances were more than adequate. The team even led at one stage against...Read More

Germany Tour itinerary.

Germany Tour 2012 - 7th August 2012

Friday 17th August 11:35 - Flight fron Newcastle to Düsseldorf.13:55 - Landing in Düsseldorf.14:30 - Travel to Hotel Lindner Congress.16:30 - Travel to Cageball Center.18:00 - FC Vollkontakt v Sassco.co.uk.  Saturday 18th August 15:30...Read More

Pennants at the ready!

Germany Tour 2012 - 28th July 2012

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For Vollkontakt and the Lions.Back in 2008, in Malta, team captain, Dave Gourlay, looked like a plum when our opponents provided us with pennants and mementos before our games. This...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 20 Sassco V 20.

Germany Tour 2012 - 10th July 2012

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I think that was the score. The second training game ended in a stalemate, but nearly started off with a disaster. Dixon, finally showing his face, locked his keys in the...Read More

FC Vollkontakt @ Cageball Düs…

Germany Tour 2012 - 5th July 2012

Entering the "cage" in Düsseldorf against FC Vollkontakt. Our opening game on 17th August 2012 in Germany, is against Tobias Mundt's FC Vollkontakt team, who play in the Cageball Centre in Düsseldorf. Thanks to...Read More

Futsal Lions Düsseldorf.

Germany Tour 2012 - 29th June 2012

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It's not long now before we undertake the tour to Germany. Our second opponents are going to be a the real deal and it's definitely going to be a tough encounter...Read More

Germany Tour map

Germany Tour 2012 - 14th June 2012

The map below shows the hotel, airport, as well as the two venues at Cageball and Dusseldorf University. View Sassco.co.uk Germany Tour 2012 in a larger map

Uniform for the Germany Tour …

Germany Tour 2012 - 7th June 2012

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Polo and zip top to accompany the Kappa shirt. We will be providing polo shirts and zip tops alongside the Kappa shirt for the tour. The polos and zip tops have...Read More

Sassco.co.uk 15 Sassco Lightn…

Germany Tour 2012 - 21st May 2012

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A good opening practice game for Dusseldorf saw eleven players turn up with six of them going on the tour. The team comprised of Kevin Cooper, Matthew Alldis, Matty Downs, Ed...Read More

Official Futsal Rules.

Germany Tour 2012 - 19th May 2012

The Playing Court 1. Dimensions: 25-42 m long x 15-25 m wide 2. Marking: 8 cm wide touchlines at the sides, goal lines at the ends, and a halfway-line across; 3...Read More

Düsseldorf practice match.

Germany Tour 2012 - 14th May 2012

6:00pm, 21st May at Birtley Leisure Centre. The first "test match" has been scheduled for Sassco's overseas tour. The game is indoors and played at Birtley Leisure Centre. We are looking for...Read More

Germany Tour 2012 fixtures.

Germany Tour 2012 - 23rd March 2012

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17th August 2012 (6:00pm) Cageball Düsseldorf v Sassco.co.uk Venue: Football-Center Düsseldorf, Ulenbergstr. 5, 40223 Düsseldorf. 3G turf 5-a-side         18th August 2012 (5:30pm) Futsal Lions Düsseldorf v Sassco.co.uk Venue: Heinrich-Heine-University, Universitätsstrasse. 1, 40225 Düsseldorf Indoor gym...Read More

Kappa shirt for the Germany T…

Germany Tour 2012 - 3rd March 2012

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We're going Kappa for the Germany Tour in August of 2012. After many years with Adidas shirts, despite a brief foray into Kappa in 2008 (for our second shirts), we've obtained...Read More

Nine players set for Düsseldo…

Germany Tour 2012 - 23rd February 2012

Three debutantes alongside four regulars and two returnees. The tour is now fully booked and paid for. The flight takes off just before lunchtime on Friday, the 17th August 2012, from...Read More

Futsal Lions Düsseldorf v Sas…

Germany Tour 2012 - 7th February 2012

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First game arranged for Germany! Thanks to Sascha Mizra, Chairman of Futsal Lions Düsseldorf eV, we've managed to arrange our first game in Germany. The fixture is due to be played on...Read More

Hotel for Düsseldorf.

Germany Tour 2012 - 5th February 2012

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Düsseldorf hotel with an indoor pool. This business-friendly hotel is located in Dusseldorf, close to Esprit Arena, Museum Kunst Palast, and Dusseldorf Art Academy. Local attractions also include City Hall and...Read More

Dusseldorf in Germany.

Germany Tour 2012 - 5th January 2012

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The next tour has been confirmed as Germany and Dusseldorf to be precise. The flights details and costs are as follows: Fri 17 Aug 11:35 - 13:55 Newcastle to Dusseldorf LH3455 Mon...Read More

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