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Friday 15 Jun 2018
Teams from around the UK come together for two days of fun

The George Best Community Cup is an annual five-a-side cup competition for clubs catering for players with a disability.

It is run by the Irish Football Association and supported by the George Best Foundation and Cash for Kids through the Mary Peters Trust.

Teams came from all across the United Kingdom and even picked up a bit of silverware to take home with them. 

Winners of Ability 1: Grove Athletic

Winners of Ability 2: Skern Men Aces (England) 

Winners of Ability 3: Oatby & Wigston (England) 

Winners of Ability 4: Wrexham (Wales) 

The teams enjoyed the ceremony but all teams couldn't have been happier getting involved in a great two days of sport and fun. 

Dame Mary Peters said: "I think it's just amazing that everybody is given the opportunity to take part in sport. It enhances their lives in a great way. 

"It's what George Best would have wanted. The George Best Foundation and the Mary Peters Trust all coming together wth the help of the Irish Fa. Sport changes life and makes sure that every young person can enjoy sport." 

The tournament organiser, Irish FA Foundation disability football development manager Alan Crooks, was thrilled with the event.

He said: “It has went really well again, attracting such big clubs from England like Newcastle United and Charlton Athletic.

"We had over 50 teams involved this year which is lower than normal because a lot of the Republic of Ireland teams are attending the Special Olympics. With the success of this year we hope to have that back up to over 70 next year."

You can view highlights from the tournament and the awards ceremony in a gallery below.