Kick out prostrate cancer

I am calling on football fans across Barking and Dagenham to sign up to The Prostate Cancer Charity s Real Man Cup on Saturday 13 March and help give prostate cancer the red card. The annual five-a-side tournament is giving men in the capital the chance

I am calling on football fans across Barking and Dagenham to sign up to The Prostate Cancer Charity's Real Man Cup on Saturday 13 March and help give prostate cancer the red card.

The annual five-a-side tournament is giving men in the capital the chance to live out their childhood dreams and score a goal at Wembley - the Soccer Goals Centre, that is.

Last year over 34 teams signed up to battle it out on the pitch and this year I hope even more men will swap their sofa for a Saturday kick-about and a chance to win the coveted Real Man Cup.

The competition at last year's tournament was tough and although I was on hand to give the teams some top tips on their technique, the standard of football on display was excellent.


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African Caribbean men are three times more likely to develop prostate cancer than white men.

It is for this reason that I am urging all men to get a squad together, sign up and help kick this disease in to touch for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Teams can enter up to eight players and a fee of �150 applies for each squad.

To find out more or to sign your team up, contact Gemma Cornwell on 020 8222 7630 or email gemma.cornwell@prostate-cancer.org.uk

Mark Bright

On behalf of

The Prostate

Cancer Charity

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