Dunkles kicked off Group D against Cheesecake
FC. FCB Dunkles were the second of the two FC
Biermeisters squad in the 2011 Algarve Open. The
FCB Dunkles team made the Cup semi-finals of the
2010 Krakow Cup and bowed out on Golden Goal.
FC Biermeisters also reached Cup Semi-Finals at
the 2009 Amsterdam Fives and 2010 Manchester Fives
where they also lost by Golden Goal and on penalties.
The Algarve is their 4 th eurofootballfives.com
appearance and their results show they are not
an easy team to beat.
opponents, Cheesecake FC, made their debut in
the 2010 Prague Masters in a field which also
featured 3 past winners – Lozenetz City (Bul),
Kehar Club (Cze) and Olympic Phil Babb (Eng).
They met the latter in the semi-finals and after
a fine 3-3 draw went out on penalties. Incidentally,
Olympic Phil Babb are the only team to have won
4 eurofootballfives.com tournaments in 4 attempts
(2008 Amsterdam Fives, 2009 Algarve Open, 2010
Prague Masters, 2011 Budapest Fives) so this shows
how well Cheesecake FC performed. Mark Hignett
of Cheesecake FC was also the 2010 Prague Masters
top goalscorer with 11 goals in 6 games.
over, on the pitch it was Cheesecake FC who scored
the first goal of Group D as Chris McDaid opened
their account. It was a lead they were to hold
until the turnaround. In the second half they
doubled their lead when Asa Brown made it 2-0
and the writing was on the wall for FCB Dunkles.
Danny Griffiths had other ideas though and reduced
arrears to 2-1 but alas, for them, it was not
enough as they went down 2-1.