59 games of football we came down to the most
important of them all. Game 60 The 2022 Mallorca
Fives Cup Final. The two teams set to do battle
for the honour and glory of victory were Ecuador
100% and Lindfield FC A. . This is how we lined-up:
appearance to date: 2019 Champions
today: Played 7, Won 7, Drawn 0, Lost 0.
difference today: 28-2
unbeaten run: 15 games (dating back to 2018 Cup
top goalscorer: Jose (7)
FC A (Eng)
appearance to date: Plate QF, 2019 Algarve Open
today: Played 7, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 0.
difference today: 30-6
unbeaten run: 7 games.
top goalscorer: Stuart Brown (13)
interesting subplot of this final was that only
1 team in our history has successfully defended
a eurofootballfives.com title. Only Athletico
Do Hollande succeeded with the 2010 and 2011 Algarve
Open titles. Of all the teams looking to defend
a title, the following have made it to the final
the following year. Only 6 in approx. 130 tournaments
have actually gone on to reach the Cup Final in
their title defence. None has won other than the
aforementioned Athletico Do Hollande. The others
who came close:
Williams (Eng) 2008 Prague Masters
Champions. Lost 2009 final to Lozenetz City (Bul)
City (Bul) 2009 Prague Masters
Champions. Lost 2010 final to Olympic Phil Babb
(Cze) 2010 Prague Trophy winners.
Lost 2011 final to FC Radbroke (Eng).
Swallacticos (Nir) 2013 Barcelona
Fives champions. Lost 2014 final to Monexy (Ukr)
Committee (Blr) 2014 Budapest
Fives champions. Lost 2015 final to Csabagyongye
Maruru (Spa) 2018 Mallorca Tournament
champions. Lost 2019 final to Ecuador 100% (Ecu).