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Liverpool Football College are trying to raise money to help let the local lads of Liverpool follow their dreams and get to the Dallas Cup. The Dallas cup is an annual international football tournament that offers youth teams the chance to experience playing in front of thousands of spectators.
The tournament which was established in 1980 and begins every easter includes youth teams from under 13’s to under 19’s. Some of the most prestigious clubs in Europe have competed in the tournament from the likes of Liverpool to Man United to Real Madrid. Not just have some of the biggest clubs in Europe played in this cup, but some of the biggest names in football used to get involved as well.
David Beckham, Michael Owen, Jermain Defoe and even local lad Wayne Rooney to name a few. Liverpool Football College are trying to raise 10,000 pound to help some of the boys be able to participate in the Dallas Cup this year, they will be doing some fundraising events shortly.
They will be doing a number of events including a drag and boat race in March at the Albert Dock and they will be looking for sponsorships for players, a percentage of the proceeds raised will be going back into the local community to help others via the charity an hour for others.
In a free TAW Special Gareth Roberts chats to David MacDiarmid and a host of Liverpool Football College students and graduates about the tournament and the work that Liverpool Football College do to help young men and women in the local community.
You can support Liverpool Football College and their campaign to get to the tournament by visiting their Justgiving page on the this link - http://bit.ly/LFCDallasCup
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