Football tournament helps the homeless

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Great sport, good food and drink, fantastic music all added up to a successful day of fundraising for Sheffield young people’s homeless charity Roundabout.

Team Corinthian Sports Club hosted the annual TC Charity Cup event, with ten teams taking part in a six-a-side football contest at the Goodwin Sports Centre at the University of Sheffield.

And once the last goal had been scored it was on to the Brothers Arms at Heeley for an evening of entertainment from musicians Nick Luckham, Ash Gray, John T Angle, the Spirit levels and DJ Tink.

Food was provided by the Sunshine Pizza Oven, who donated a share of their profits, helping to bring the final total to £2,500 for Roundabout, the organisation that supports 150 homeless young people across the city a day. The charity runs the only emergency hostel in Sheffield for young homeless people aged 16 to 21.

“It was a great spirited event, very community based with most of the help coming from businesses based in Heeley,” said organiser Alex Westran.

Roundabout’s Adam Stokes added: “This was an amazing result and proof you can have a fantastic day and raise money for a good cause at the same time.”