On Saturday 21 May, after a two-year absence, Liverpool Feds Women's Football Club will once again be hosting the annual Zoe Tynan Tournament, a girls' under-10s, under-12s and under-14s 7-a-side tournament in memory of England under-19 international Zoe Tynan, who tragically died in 2016.
We are delighted this tournament is taking place again, and we encourage people to register their teams.
Click here to download the registration form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31, 2022.
As usual, the tournament will be raising money for charity. This year's charities are If U Care Share and the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation.
Zoe joined Liverpool Feds at six years old and it was soon obvious how committed Zoe was to her football. Zoe asked technical and tactical questions beyond her years and was dedicated to improving herself and her team.
Juggling football with her love of athletics, with the blessing of Liverpool Feds, Zoe went to Everton Centre of Excellence to fulfil her dreams of becoming a footballer. Zoe’s hard work paid off as she went on to represent England at youth levels and played for Everton Ladies and Manchester City Women in the Women’s Super League.
Zoe and her family never forgot her football roots with the Feds, however, and she came back to help coach the junior teams.
This year’s tournament, held on 4G pitches at Jericho Lane Football Hub, will kick off at 10:30am with registration at 10am.
A maximum of 10 players may be registered to each team and a payment of £50 per team is required. Each team will play four league games before competing in either the Cup or Plate tournaments.
Player age groups are for the 2021/ 2022 season and players who have been fully registered with a Centre of Excellence / Academy team for the 2021/22 season are not eligible to play.
The last Zoe Tynan Tournament held in 2019 was a great success - 32 girls’ teams enjoyed matches playing in either a Cup or Plate competition. Trophies were presented to the finalists and players of the tournament, and medals were awarded to all participants. Money raised on the day through a raffle, tombola and cake sale was donated to charity. The event was a magnificent tribute to a special young lady.