2018 Veterans Tournament Plate Final would be
contested by Dickie Dogs and Water Boy. This was
our sixth Veterans Plate competition so who could
follow in the foot-steps of €agles 3:36 (Mallorca
2014), Norton Old Boys (Algarve 2015), Futsal
Peoes (Lisbon 2016), Inter Balear (Mallorca 2017)
and Jims40yearoldveg (Lisbon Sept 2017) in order
to take the cherished trophy.
have a look at the two teams' road to the final;
8, won 4, drawn 2, lost 2. They had scored 8 goals
along the way and conceded just five. It was a
very solid performance losing only to defending
champions FC Mahou and their opponents in this
Plate Final, Water Boy.
Boy: Played 8,
won 5, drawn 2, lost 1. They had scored 8 goals
and conceded 3 so far. Their only loss was to
Trilution back in their second game and they took
a point from FC Mahou.
was little to choose between the two teams – even
when you look at past history it was 1 win to
Dickie Dogs in the 2015 Algarve Veterans and 1
win to Water Boy in the 2018 Algarve Veterans.
This was Dickie Dogs third Plate Final and they
had finished runners-up in both of those. Water
Boy knew how to win as they won the 2013 Algarve
Open Plate. They have also tasted defeat in finals
though in the 2014 Algarve Open Cup Final and
have Runners-Up medals in the Plate from the 2016