Forbes Supports Local Football Festival


14 August, 2014

Forbes Solicitors is once again supporting grassroots football by sponsoring the annual Blackburn with Darwen Football Festival.

The tournament takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend and will see over 1,200 players take part in 400 games of football. It is open to teams ranging from under sevens to under 16s and senior men.

Colin Hargreaves, tournament organiser said, "Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is once again pleased to welcome Forbes Solicitors as sponsors for the annual football season curtain raiser. The tournament, now in its 15th year, is well established on the sporting calendar as being one of the largest sporting events in the North of England. The organisation and friendly atmosphere ensures teams return year after year to take part.

Winston Hood, Joint Managing Partner of Forbes said, "We are delighted to be sponsors again this year. As a major employer in the area with a wide client base it is important for the firm to support projects which benefit the community. We're a big football firm so what better way than to lend support to this tournament."

For further information, contact Audley Sports Centre on 01254 680012.


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