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Police Football Teams Set For Arresting Performance in TR Fastenings Kit

TR Fastenings (TR) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a group of Metropolitan Police Officer

TR Fastenings (TR) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a group of Metropolitan Police (Met) football teams who are competing at the World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament in October 2017. The five-a-side competition will be held at the Marveld Resort recreational park in Groenlo in the Netherlands, just 25 miles south of TR’s office in Oldenzaal. The competition has evolved over the last 35 years to include firefighters, military personnel, and other individuals responsible for the safety of others, and now attracts more than 200 teams from 54 countries from all over the world.

TR is sponsoring the teams from the Met’s Sutton branch by paying for their match kits. The Sutton teams, who are travelling to the event for the 8th consecutive year, are entering two categories this year: the Men’s team and the Men’s over 45s team. The tournament sees each team competing in 16 minute games, firstly in a group stage, and then in knockout rounds before the finals decide the winners of the coveted tournament trophies. 
 
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PC Mark Towler, who has been organising the Sutton teams’ involvement for the last eight years and plays in the Men’s over 45s team, says: “We’ve had an overwhelming response this year from people wanting to join our squads, and 2017 will see us taking our biggest group yet to the Netherlands. The tournament is a fantastic celebration of sport, community and international spirit. The parade, which takes place on the first night is a real spectacle, with officers in full uniform and the chance to meet and get to know people from all over the world. It reinforces the idea of breaking down barriers and helping others, which is at the heart at what we do in these professions.” 
 
 
PC Dean Reynolds, who will compete in the Men’s team, worked at TR Fastenings in Uckfield from 2013-2014 and his mother, Kate Pocock, still works at the Uckfield office as a business development manager. Whilst at TR Fastenings, Dean played for the company’s own five-a-side team and is currently looking to organise a friendly between his current and past teams as a warm up to the tournament, in order to try out the new kits.

For more information or to request a press pack, contact TR Marketing: marketing@trfastenings.com