Last chance to enter cup

First published in Sport

THERE is still time for teams to enter this year’s Orphanage Cup.

The annual competition, for works teams in and around the Blackburn area, dates back to the early 1950s and has become a permanent fixture in the amateur football calendar.

The Cup has had an upturn in fortunes in recent years with the final being played at Ewood Park for the past two season following a lengthy absence.

Organisers are again hopeful they can play the final of the prestigious competition at the home of Blackburn Rovers.

To enter this year’s competition email him at ttatham84@gmail.com.Teams have until Friday, February 28 to enter.

Meanwhile, the Orphanage Cup’s annual general meeting will be held at East Lancashire Cricket Club in mid-March at a date yet to be finalised.

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