Southery 2006 Subbuteo World Cup

Image: Southery 2006 Subbuteo World Cup

Last weekend saw Ely Subbuteo Premier Leauge host their first Subbuteo World Cup event from Southery.

The Southery 2006 Subbuteo World Cup’s full fixture list was based on the real World Cup, and 36 players all eager to lift the World Cup Trophy travelled to Southery to compete.

After 63 games and loads of fun along the way, Jason Flack’s Poland and Scott Insall’s Argentina made it to the Subbuteo World Cup Final. Argentina went into the game as favourites and didnt dissappoint, beating Poland 3-0 in a game that was hotly contested by both players. A fitting end to a fantastic day for all concerned.

As well as winning the World Cup, Scott Insall also took the Golden Boot for scoring the most goals, with 17.

‘We are going to try and run tournament every year’ commented Andy Everitt, one of the organisers. ‘Everyone loved it, even the woman and children, everyone had a great day’

There will be a DVD of the tournament available very shortly. Pricing will be a meargre £5.00. So what you waiting for, reserve your copy now by getting in touch with Ely Online.

Image: Andy Everitt

Plans are now in progress to get into the Guiness Books Of Records with a non-stop marathon Ely Subbuteo Premier Leauge event. Ely Online will keep you up-to-date on the progress of this attempt.

Image: Argentina

Subbuteo World Cup Winner 2006: Scott Insall (Argentina)

Image: Poland

Runner-up: Jason Flack (Poland)

Image: Togo

3rd Place: Andy Everitt (Togo)

The Ely Subbuteo Premier Leauge

Ely Subbuteo Premier Leauge was formed by founding father Andy Everitt in the 2004/2005 season. Andy was joined the following season by Scott Insall and between them Ely Subbuteo Premier Leauge has seen it’s player base grow ten-fold. If you are interested in joing the Ely Subbuteo Premier Leauge please get in touch with Ely Online and we will pass on your details.

Thanks To Subbuteo Paint Jobs

Many thanks to Mark Parker of Subbuteo Paint Jobs who kindly allowed Ely Online to use some of his words and pictures.

Subbuteo Paint Jobs offer a subbuteo painting service for top spin, santiago, 2K4 and Subbuteo Lightweight Teams. Subbuteo Paint Jobs painted 6 of the teams kits that were in the last 8 of the Southery 2006 Subbuteo World Cup.

Mark’s Angola side made it to the quarter finals and many expected Angola to progress further, but they were soundly beaten 4-1 by another fast improving team, Poland.

3 replies
  1. kevin Mason
    kevin Mason says:

    It’s so refreshing to hear subbuteo is still going strong. London is lame when when it comes to tornaments as I can’t hear of any local events. Please let me know of any lastest events happening. P.S. well done to Scott Insall for lifting this years world cup trophy, Keep flicking!!!

  2. Adrian Curtis
    Adrian Curtis says:

    Hi chaps

    Good to see the game going strong in Ely. We run the Fenland Tigers TFC from the Montagu Club in Huntingdon. You are quite welcome to join us on our club nights on a Tuesday evening.

    Fenland has just completed the first season and are members of the Central Wales and Midlands League. New members are always welcome…why not email us for more details or check our our website.


  3. Alan Collins
    Alan Collins says:

    Looks like you all had fun, its good to see so many ppl playing the wonderfull game.

    There is a national association for you to view – and also there is the world web page for the FISTF –

    Plz feel free to contact the estfa or fistf regards playing the sport of subbuteo and playing in english welsh and irish events over the comming seasons, all players of all ages are welcome.

    Its good to see you all had fun and well done to your subbuteo world cup winners.

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