The annual Forever Manchester Charity Football 7s Tournament, kindly sponsored by Auto Trader, will take place on Friday 23rd March 2018 on the 3G Community Pitch at FC United of Manchester’s, Broadhurst Park in Moston, North Manchester.

The 7-a-side charity football tournament will see 15 teams competing against each other in the format of three leagues of five teams, followed by semi-finals and final. The tournament is open for male, female and mixed teams (minimum age of 16). Each team must have a squad of a minimum of seven players, however companies or groups can enter more than one team.

We’re inviting you to enter a team (or teams) and take part in an enjoyable yet competitive tournament whilst raising money for local community projects. The tournament provides businesses with the opportunity for staff to come together as a team as well as meeting, and networking, with other local businesses.

As of 15th December 2017, seven teams have already registered to take part, so if you wish to enter a team, please register at the earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Last year’s tournament raised £2,250 for Forever Manchester, with Oscar Recruitment crowned champions.


Entry fee: £150 per team
All money raised will help us support community activity across Greater Manchester. Please scroll down to register for the tournament.

Friday 23rd March 6pm-9pm
(followed by post-match social including food and awards)

FC United of Manchester – 3G Pitch
Broadhurst Park,
310 Lightbowne Road, Moston,
Manchester, M40 0FJ

Auto Trader kindly sponsor the Forever Manchester Football 7s Tournament

We would like to say a huge thank you to Auto Trader for kindly sponsoring the Football 7s Tournament, helping to cover the costs of tournament ensuring that all money received from the teams taking part goes to support community activity across Greater Manchester. Not only are Auto Trader sponsoring the tournament they are also entering two teams.

Christos Tsaprounis, People Lead – Resourcing & Development, at Auto Trader said “At Auto Trader we believe that sports play a vital role in the community by giving a chance for people to socialise and build strong relationships as well as encouraging a more active lifestyle.”

With headquarters in central Manchester, Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. Auto Trader sits at the heart of the UK’s vehicle buying process and its primary activity is to help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles, faster.

About the Tournament

The full-sized floodlit 3G pitch will be divided into three pitches playing across the width of the pitch. Each match will be refereed by an independent qualified referee.

Each match will last 10 minutes and every team will be guaranteed to play a minimum of four matches. Matches will begin at 6pm, so players are encouraged to get to the ground in good time (from 5pm).

There is free car parking available, as well as access to the changing and shower facilities.

Rules of the match together with advice on suitable footwear, will be communicated prior to the tournament. We recommend that players in a team all wear the same coloured shirts. Coloured bibs will be provided if there is a clash of colours.

Following the completion of the tournament we will meet for a post-match social and trophy presentations.

How to Register

Priced at £150 per team, you can register your interest by requesting an invoice via the Eventbrite link, or here on Eventbrite.

If you require additional information please contact Cheryl Hill, at:

All proceeds from your team place will be reinvested in communities across Greater Manchester.


Take a look at some aerial footage of the 3G pitch (seen opposite to the main entrance of FC United’s ground):