Mini World Cup in Ipswich on Saturday

FOOTBALL: Notorious for being the Phantom Raspberry Blower within the Kingsley Healthcare SIL, Claydon player Shaun Watson has put together a team to play in Westerfield United’s ‘World Cup’ tournament on Saturday.

Called Team Rasp they are made up of other suspects who were under investigation for ‘rasping’ both on the telephone and internet.

“We aim to have a fun day and will be playing in the five-a-side tournament in pink kit,” said Watson, who will be joined in the squad by Alan Ditcham, Christian Appleford, Jamie Sandilands, Karl Sandilands, Simon Barker, Peter Soloman and ‘guest’ keeper Damian Parker.

The tournament runs from 11am to 3pm at Rushmere Sports Club and has 32 entrants who have all been allocate countries that will be in the same groups as in South Africa.

Organiser Danny Banthorpe said: “We will run the same format as in South Africa with eight groups of four teams and then going into the knock-out stages.”


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There will be an all-day barbeque and a crossbar challenge.

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