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Vets kick off Umbro Cup on 3G on Sunday

By Neil McGowan

Basford United Veterans start their Umbro national competition on Sunday at Greenwich Avenue with a game against Copplehouse (12.30)

Copplehouse, from Liverpool, are the current champions, beating Basford on penalties in last season’s final.

The initial stages are in leagues, with the top two from each qualifying.

Basford's group, which looks a tough one, contains four previous winners of the competition:

Unita Veterans - (Dewsbury)
Diffusion Vets FC – (Shropshire)
Harrogate Vets FC – (N. Yorkshire)
Commercial Old Boys – (Burnley Lancs)
Basford United – (Nottm)
Copplehouse FC – (Liverpool)

We will have three home ties v Copplehouse, Commercial and Diffusion and two away to Harrogate and Unita (dates to be confirmed)

Basford squad: P. McGinty, S. Connor, N. Wlikinson, D. Soar, G. Sucharewycz, A. Brandy, A. Beazley, R. Ranshaw, M. Carruthers, M. Clifford, M. Clarke, R. Powell, S. Carruthers, T. Whitman, D. Rennicks, S. Bull, W. Hallro, C. Freestone, M. Brookes, P. Curwood, F. Green

Updated 14:29 - 21 Jan 2018 by Neil McGowan

Where next?

Vets match off Basford United Veterans match against Copplehouse has been postponed.
Home to Teversal in Senior Cup Semi We have been drawn to play Teversal at home in the semi final of the Notts Senior Cup, with Dunkirk hosting Carlton Town in the other game.


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