were just two more games standing between the
four remaining teams and glory as we reached the
Plate Semi-Finals. It was an all-England encounter
in the first Semi-Final as JF & The Pullbacks
met Alphasights. At stake was a place in the 2013
Barcelona Fives Plate Final.
& The Pullbacks had proven tough opposition
all day with just the one defeat. Their opponents
had started slowly but were on a sensational run
of form with 3 wins on the bounce and 14 goals
in 3 games. JF & The Pullbacks had only conceded
3 goals all day so Alphasights would need to work
harder for their goals now. With 5 games played
each the teams would need to muster the energy
one more time to reach a European final.
were very adept at Plate football as they finished
Runners-up at the 2011 Krakow Trophy and also
the Plate Champion of Champions tournament in
Budapest earlier this year. Their path to the
Final in Barcelona was currently blocked by JF
& The Pullbacks who had taken a first half
lead through Simon Crowther.
Meredith added his 5 th goal of the day to make
it 2-0 to JF & The Pullbacks after the break.
There was no back for Alphasights as Jonathan
Croft kept his fourth clean sheet of the day for
was farewell to Alphasights who had played in
their fourth tournament with us – Krakow, Valencia,
Budapest and Barcelona. We really appreciate your
support of our events and, as always, was good
to see you on tour.