2017 was our 11th season in Europe and Budapest had the honour of kicking off our season for the very first time. Since its addition to our tournament programme in 2011, Budapest has remained popular and this proved the case in 2017 with 18 teams assembled to do battle.

The host nation had struggled in the early years of this tournament with travelling teams from Belarus, England (x2) and Romania all victorious in the 2011-2014 period. Since then there has been local domination as Csabagyongye, Meglepetes and now Budapest Celtic have won in the last three seasons.

We had a strong line-up with 4 previous eurofootballfives.com winners in the line-up and after a great day's action Budapest Celtic Hoops were our ultimate champions. In the Plate competition, there was success for Spain as Racing Literki defeated Budapest Celtic Greens. They became the second team to represent Spain to win the Plate after Naranjitos in 2015.

For all the 2017 Budapest Fives Tournamnet Report click here.


Did you hear the one about the Belgians, the Brazilians, the English, the Polish, the Slovakians and the Swiss? Of course you did - it was the story of the 2017 Krakow Trophy.

The 2017 Krakow Trophy was the 10th anniversary of this great event and it was a very special anniversary. The 2007 edition was our very fist tournament in Europe so it was great to be back in the party capital of Poland and celebrate with such an international field of teams.

We had a great day of tournament action - competitive yet friendly - and required penalty shoot-outs in both the Cup and the Plate to decide our winners. It was Big Time Krakow (Pol) who prevented GSF Drunkerz (Svk) winning a second eurofootballfives.com title in the Cup competition. In the Plate, it was an all-England affair as Deddington Sea Eagles saw off Fylde FC A.

In the top goalscorer stakes, Nacho Mochales won the golden boot award with 8 goals. He was also the top scorer in last year's 2016 Algarve Open.

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The 2017 Mallorca Fives kicked off our triple header of tournaments in Mallorca this Summer with the Mallorca Tournament and Veterans Tournament to follow in June. On the 20th May we had 18 teams set to challenge for the title. Argentina, England, France, the Netherlands and Spain were all represented.

When we reached the Cup Quarter-Final stage all 5 nations were still represented with last year's winners (Mariano FC) amongst the final 8. 5 nations became 4 as we progressed to the Semi-Finals with Mariano FC eliminated. Blue Collar Revolution of France were the favourites but they went out on penalties as we had a Spain versus Argentina final to look forward to. Valecuatro proved worthy 3-0 winners.

In the Plate competition it was FC Shark (Eng) versus Mannenliefde (Hol) in the final and we were treated to a thriller. Mannenliefde were seconds from glory until a last minute equaliser from the FC Shark goalkeeper. FC Shark then went on to win on penalties.

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The Mallorca Tournament was our second visit to the island of 2017 and it was a double header with our Summer Open Age and Veterans extravaganze. Teams from England, Lithuania, Spain and Wales competed in the sell out 18 team draw. From start to finish Wilmslow Whoppers were excellent with 8 wins out of 8 on the day and boasting the tournament top goalscorer. They defeated Spanish side Son Gual in the Cup Final to become the first English winner since 2013.

In the Plate competition there was glory for Inter Balear of Spain who won the entire tournament as Valecuatro just 3 weeks ago. It was an epic final as they won 6-4.

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Our Veterans Tournament became 5 years old in 2017 and we have so far had 3 Portuguese and 1 Spanish winner of the event. 2017 was the year of FC Mahou who have won 2 of our Open Age tournaments (as FC Radbroke). It was a dominant position from start to finish and they were thoroughly deserving of their victory.

In the Plate competition we had 2 previous runners-up reach the Plate Final. Dickie Dogs here in Mallorca in 2014 and The Warriors in the Algarve in 2015. Dickie Dogs were bridesmaids again as The Warriors picked up their breakthrough eurofootballfives.com victory.

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2017 saw the 9th edition of the Amsterdam Fives and it was another sell-out with 18 teams competing. We had a fantastic line-up with teams from Belgium, England, Germany, Scotland and Spain joining the home Dutch teams in battle for the title.

The tournament marked a spectacular eurofootballfives.com debut for BSP FC. They also boasted the top two scorers in the tournament with Alexander Richardson running off with the golden boot - a stunning return of 22 goals to his name. They defeated Vieze Vu in the Cup Final (who were the same squad as Toros who won the Sixes - see below).

In the Plate, SC Sylt proved that Germans really do know how to take penalties as they won their Semi-Final and the Final on penalty kicks. The unlucky men to lose out in the final were FC Potsdam who were also runners-up at the 2016 Prague Tournament (playing as Fifty Shades of O'Shea).

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In our 11th European season we broke with tradition and added our first ever Sixes tournament to the programme with Amsterdam the proud city to be chosen to host festivities. We had a 12-team line-up with teams from England, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Switzerland all competing.

After the day's action, penalties were required to separate the two Dutch Cup finalists with Toros going on to claim the title. In the Plate competition there was success for Spider Mans & Eagle as they beat a third Dutch team in the draw, Tommy Hilfiger.

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The 9th September 2017 marked our debut in Lithuania with the 2017 Vilnius Tournament. It proved to be a historic debut as CIS Committee became the second team ever to win 4 x eurofootballfives.com events.

The Belarus team had already won titles with us in Bratislava, Budapest and Prague as they added Vilnius to their collection. They equalled England's Olympic Phil Babb with 4 titles as the most decorated team in our history.

They were made to work hard for it as they were taken to penalties in the Cup Final by Lilchicago. The Lithuanian team were making their second appearance in our tournaments after they debuted in Mallorca earlier this year. It was an epic penalty shoot that the Belarus team won 5-4 on spot-kicks.

In the Plate competition, there was success for LMH FC who ended the tournament undefeated. They drew 5 of their 7 games, won the other two and collected two penalty shoot-out wins. In the Plate Final they defeated 3 Lions FC, 1-0.

The Top Goalscorer prize was a close run affair with 2 men finishing on 6 goals. Martin Weltman (Shahs of Sunset) and Vladimir Ciganok (CIS) both scored 6 goals. Martin Weltman scored his goals in 5 games compared to Ciganok's 6 games and so took the honours.

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The 2017 Lisbon Tournament was our fourth event in Lisbon and it lived up to all 3 preceeding tournaments in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The Lisbon Tournament has been dominated by the Portuguese teams so far with the coveted trophy yet to leave Portugal.

However, it looked like Barrymoore's Swimming Club of England might prevent that as they stormed their group without conceding a goal and only a 0-0 draw preventing them bagging a 100% record. The first goal they conceded in the Quarter-Finals knocked them out though. This paved the way for Brazil's Pangare Futebol Clube to claim victory on debut and end Portuguese hegemony of this tournament.

in the Plate competition there was success for AAK S&S and also individual success for AAK S&S's Gary Bartley as he was crowned top goalscorer.

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After the popularity of our Veterans tournaments since their introduction in 2013, we decided to add a second Veterans event to our calendar in 2017. The destination for this second annual Veterans event was Lisbon and it was a great weekend in the capital of Portugal.

In the Cup event, we had success for Portugal over Hungary in the Cup Final as Talhos Mariete defeated FC Miracle 5-2 to claim the title. In the Plate event, there was success for England as Jims40yearoldveg defeated Porto's Compact Records on penalties after a 3-3 draw.

The September Veterans tournament was so popular we have already booked another Veterans event for September 2018 - it will be in Mallorca on the 22nd September.

For the 2017 Lisbon Veterans Tournament report click here.

To join us in Mallorca on the 22nd September 2018 email us on info@eurofootballfives.com


The Barcelona Fives provided the finale to our season once again in 2017. As always, it did not disappoint. We had another 32 team extravaganza with 10 different nationalities represented.

After 133 games of action it was L'Albiceleste of France who would be crowned champions for the third time in our tournaments. They defeated Naranjitos of Spain who recorded a best ever finish in our events but the men from Valencia were unable to stop the men from Paris after a narrow 2-1 defeat in the Cup Final.

Lithuania's LT United stormed to victory in the Plate competition and there was success for Oman's CBD Boys in the Trophy. Edgaras Buzas of LT United was the top goalscorer as the Lithuanian recorded 14 goals in 10 games during the day.

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