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Tired legs took effect the following day, as we faced an identical schedule, which was increasingly gruelling. Also, the majority of the team were out on the lash until around 4am on the day. 

It was colder this day and we were caught on the hop in the opener again Breiðablik UBK, labouring to a 2-2 draw, with a late goal, finally, by Dixon. FC Sækó were next, and despite conceding an equaliser, we ran out 4-1 winners. The next game saw a break, and stiff legs hammered Ospin 5-0 in a superb performance. Finally, it was against Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur, who freely admitted that they had brought in their big guns in an almost entirely different team from the following day. Dixon hammered the crossbar and Gourlay had chances, while at the other end, Sangha was solid in defence. Unfortunately, with around two minutes remaining, they scored and secured another one late on.

More details will be posted in the coming days.

Near miss in the final moment…

Iceland Tour 2017 - 28th May 2017

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Tired legs took effect the following day, as we faced an identical schedule, which was increasingly gruelling. Also, the majority of the team were out on the lash until around...Read More

Triumph on Day 1 of the Knatt…

Iceland Tour 2017 - 28th May 2017

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Sassco.co.uk had a gruelling four match schedule, and despite Dixon being rudely awoken with a frying pan, and using a player provided by the opponents, they triumphed with a clean...Read More

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Iceland Tour 2017 - 30th April 2017

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The main venues are shown below for the Iceland Tour. The apartment is shown, plus the football venue, main bus terminal, as well as hotel and airport. Below this map is...Read More

Knattspyrnufélagið Þróttur To…

Iceland Tour 2017 - 20th March 2017

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The dates and times have been just about confirmed with a five team tournament set over two days. The teams involved, alongside Sassco.co.uk are Þrottur, Breidablik, FC Sækó and Öspin. The dates...Read More

Official match ball for Icela…

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Ready to grace the glaciers. It's back to basics with the 70's retro look for our Iceland Tour 2017 match ball. The ball contains the Iceland Tour logo, as well as...Read More

Iceland Tour football kit by …

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A little while away, but the initial design for the Iceland Tour 2017 football team kit is ready. The jerseys will be provided by the Just Cool by AWDis brand, supplied...Read More

Icelandair from Manchester an…

Iceland Tour 2017 - 13th August 2016

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The flights were changed slightly. Originally, we were due back on the 30th May 2017, but as the flight was cancelled, a few panicked communications later saw it changed to...Read More

Iceland Tour 2017 football sq…

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The six players for the Iceland Tour 2017 are detailed below:   Kevin Cooper Joins again after taking part in four recent tours. Superb between the sticks. Davinder Sangha Organiser (as expected) and defender in...Read More

Games against Breiðablik UBK …

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Really delighted to announce two games in Iceland for the 2017 tour. Games will take place in and around Reykjavik. The first one arranged was against Breiðablik UBK arranged by Andrés Pétursson...Read More

Tactical headquarters in Reyk…

Iceland Tour 2017 - 7th July 2016

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We've provisionally booked a two bedroom apartment in Reykjavik, which will hold 6 people (Booked tickets yet, Tim?). The apartment is close to shopping, bakery, ATM, etc. Bus stop is also...Read More

Iceland in 2017

Iceland Tour 2017 - 7th March 2016

We're heading to Iceland in 2017. It's early days, but as the Switzerland Tour is all but arranged, pre-planning means that we're heading to Iceland in September/October 2017 with flights from...Read More

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