8th World Corporate Cup of Soccer getting closer!

We are very excited that the 8th World Corporate Cup of Soccer is getting closer and if you did not know already, the Cup is now moving from its spiritual home at Anfield, Liverpool to Upton Park in London this year!

On the last weekend of May you have the chance to join your friends and colleagues to play on the first team pitch at West Ham United’s Boleyn Ground. With the Club moving to the Olympic Stadium next year, this tournament represents one of the last opportunities available for anyone to play on the famous pitch graced by legends of the game like Hurst, Peter’s and Moore.

 

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Already a number of teams from Switzerland, Romania, Croatia, the UK and many more interesting destinations have already secured their place with each looking forward to battling it out for the World Corporate Cup of Soccer titles. It is the ultimate football competition in the UK for business teams, Club teams and organisations of all kinds to get the chance to show what they’ve got on this tremendous professional pitch.  Every team (regardless of their finishing position in the pool play) will get their time to play on the hallowed turf.

It is a great way to get your employees fit for business and the team building and camaraderie just cannot be under-estimated. However, it is not just employees that can take part- as family, friends and clients are all welcome to join in this fun-filled weekend of football. So take your chance to get to get involved in this fabulous festival of football in this historic sports ground.

Sample everything West Ham has to offer and get your team involved in a wonderful weekend of action.

 

In addition to the football, competing teams will also get the chance to view the FA Cup Final in the luxurious Legends Suite at the Club on Saturday afternoon.

There are still a few places remaining so don’t wait and secure your team’s place now!

It doesn’t matter if you are a male or female, which club you are cheering for, if you play for a club or not or how old you are…What matters is that you just love football!

So seize this once in a lifetime opportunity today.

Call 0044 (0) 1733 380888 to reserve your place

 

Excitement Grows for the 7th World Corporate Cup of Soccer

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Feel This Kind of Excitement in the Ultimate Football Festival For All

The Corporate Games World Headquarters is delighted to announce that team reservations are now being taken for the 7th  World Corporate Cup of Soccer . This amazing Football festival guarantees every team – yes that is right- every team at least one game on the Hallowed turf of Anfield!  We are delighted to confirm that this amazing sell-out event will be returning to Liverpool in 2014 from the 23rd-25th May.  The Games Team have been in negotiation with a number of terrific Clubs of fabulous status and pedigree in relation to this Flagship Footballing Festival but after careful consideration it was concluded that the welcome that players receive and the access all areas opportunities at Liverpool Football Club just cannot be beaten.  Therefore, as the hype begins to build for the eagerly anticipated World Cup in 2014, the Games Team will be offering an unrivalled soccer experience of a different kind for players of all abilities from all around the World. Click here to see brief World Corporate Cup of Soccer video

 

You and your teammates can follow in the football boots of the footballing greats.  

Yet again participating teams will get the chance to experience absolutely everything that this amazing footballing establishment has to offer.

Following the exciting SuperCentre Registration on the Friday evening at the luxury Paisley Suite, Saturday morning will see players playing for points and position in the qualifying groupings on the top class pitches at Walton Soccer Centre (Home of Liverpool County Football Association).  After a competitive days play, Saturday evening will see the Grand Parade of Teams inside Anfield before the hearty Cup meal prepared by the famous Liverpool Hospitality department in the Reds Lounge.  After a long day of exciting action there will be a Cup Party later that evening for those that still have an ounce of energy in their legs!

Then on to Sunday, and it starts to get really serious with points, medals and all of the Corporate Cups to play for.

To offer every Team the best possible experience, numbers will again be capped to ensure that pitch time is maximised for all.  We recognise how special it is to play your final on this amazing pitch after the qualifying pools and eliminations have been concluded.  All participating teams (whether 6 or 11-a-side) will be allocated their match on Sunday 25th May based upon their finishing positions in the groups.

All teams will have access to the dressing rooms, players tunnel and get the chance to touch the famous “This is Anfield” sign as well as your chance to record your pre-match interviews in the managers Interview Zone at Anfield.

Following this, the 24 lucky 11-a-side teams will have a commemorative photo taken, have the FIFA protocol handshakes and then hopefully play the Game of their Life.  Who will score in the Legendary Kop end?

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After the Final of the 11-a-side, it is 6-a-side time with top quality goals added to the Anfield surface and the small sided teams getting the chance to strut their stuff.World Corporate Cup of Soccer 6s in full swing!

The weekend concludes with the hugely enjoyable Closing Awards Celebration in the lavishly furnished Trophy Room, home to Liverpool’s vast array of Silverware and haul of trophies from the past.  Plus, on recent form, there could well be a couple of new additions to this packed treasure trove by the time May comes around!

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Previous Medal Winners Celebrate in the Trophy Room

Don’t miss your chance to experience this once in a Lifetime footballing experience. As with previous years the Cup is expected to sell out and a number of slots have already been reserved before this Official announcement.

So don’t delay reserve your Team’s place today.  The Games is open to all, with Men’s, Women’s and 30+ categories in 11 and 6 a-side. Visit www.worldcorporatecup.com for more details, email Loretta.grout@corporate-games.com or call 0044 (0) 1733 380 888 to reserve your place.

Additional Information

World Corporate Cup of Soccer Brochure 2014

World Corporate Cup Video

Entry Forms

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SOCCER 11              SOCCER 11

CAN YOU HANDLE WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE FOR 2014?

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With over 18 Corporate Games and Corporate Cups already confirmed for 2014 there will be something for everyone to enjoy this year whatever, your sport or business and wherever you decide to participate!

Company representatives from all around the globe are flocking to enter the World Corporate Games in Liverpool, which looks set to be  one of the most impressive Games to date and the best news is – you still have time to join them!  Don’t forget that this Games gives an unrivalled opportunity for Companies to invite colleagues and compatriots from other offices around the World to participate under their organisations banner.  So don’t delay, invite your colleagues today!  Wondering why you and your organisation should join us in Liverpool this year?

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With 24 sports taking place over the Games weekend it is the biggest, broadest and most appealing sports programme for a number of years.  Furthermore, Liverpool has an outstanding array of accommodation and terrific transport links, as well as an incredibly welcoming community spirit.  Add these components to a host of fabulous facilities for our sports and celebrations, plus a thriving business community and hopefully you can see why we believe that we have all of the ingredients to create something special!  These impressive attributes were highlighted to everyone during the UK Corporate Games  held there in 2010, so it is a real pleasure to return to this progressive City for 2014.

What’s more, the Games is sandwiched in the middle of the exciting, government backed International Festival for Business, so Liverpool is clearly the place to be in June, whether you want to build relationships, network with businesses from all corners of the world or just enjoy a fabulous sporting experience in this wonderful forward-thinking City!

You can see we are excited about it, so don’t miss your chance to join the thousands of positive like-minded members of the Worldwide Corporate Games Community who have already committed to enter into the spirit of this unforgettable weekend.  Plus with the World Corporate Cup of Soccer in May guaranteeing everyone at least one Game on the Hallowed turf of Anfield (also in Liverpool) there will some amazing experiences  in Merseyside this year.

World Corporate Cup of Soccer 6s in full swing!

Outside of Liverpool there are a multitude of amazing Games experiences to enjoy. Whether you decide to choose exciting new Games destinations like Buenos Aires and Monterrey or long-established Games like Istanbul, Queensland or the massive Australian Corporate Games  or feel free to choose something inbetween like Cape Town, Bucharest, Delhi, Mexico, Abu Dhabi, Annecy and Bermuda or even try a winter Corporate Games in Transylvania, there surely is no better way for your Organisation to get fit for business.  In addition there are brand new Games appearing on the calendar all of the time, as more and more people recognise the immense power of the Games for staff, organisations and destinations alike, so watch this space for more information on great newest major Games in Tokyo, Okinawa and Nigeria too…

So here’s to an unforgettable year of Sport, Business and Tourism for us all!

Contact the World Headquarters for a discussion on how you can get involved in any of the Games mentioned here.

Call 0044 (0) 1733 380888 or email wcg@corporate-games.com

Please note the World Corporate Games Liverpool 2014 is presented by the International Festival for Business with headline sponsors CSC and Peel Holdings.

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You Can Join Them and Be a Winner With the Games in 2014!

 

 

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World Corporate Cup of Soccer 11s Sold Out – Some 6s still available

World Corporate Cup Awaits!

As predicted, participation levels for the 6th World Corporate Cup of Soccer are already swelling with all of the 11-a-side places sold out within a month of the Launch.  The 6-a-side places are are also filling up steadily as men, women and over 30’s players clamour to enjoy the ultimate football festival and sample the Hallowed Anfield experience.

Yet again, there will be a truly international flavour with Swiss, American and Romanian teams already committed alongside representatives from each of the Home nations, as well as Finland, Gibraltar and Russia.

So if you want to sample everything that Liverpool Football Club has to offer, from the magnificent conferencing suites, to the Players Tunnel, the Dressing Rooms, Trophy room and the Legendary Anfield pitch itself – don’t delay and reserve your place today.

 

Don’t take our word for it though, see what our happy teams have to say at http://www.worldcorporatecup.com/testimonials.asp?languageid=

To see the Brochure Click here http://www.corporate-games.com/newweb/downloads/pdf/brochure/wccs2013/wccs2013.html  and to reserve your place call 01733 380 888 or email.  The Cup Kicks off on 31st May until the 2nd June.

Get ready for the Cup and see you in the Red’s Lounge!

 

6th World Corporate Cup of Soccer Guarantees Everyone a Match on Anfield!

Anfield Stadium - Liverpool Football Club6th World Corporate Cup of Soccer Guarantees Everyone a Match on Anfield!

Calling all Football fans. Ever wanted to play on a professional football pitch at the home of one of Europe’s elite Clubs?  Maybe you thought your chance had gone? You were wrong!

From the 31st May to 2nd June 2013, football players of all ages and abilities and both genders will get the chance to enjoy everything that Liverpool Football Club has to offer as they compete in the 6th World Corporate Cup of Soccer.

Positioned as the ultimate football festival for regular players, the Cup will see teams from all across the World, the UK and Merseyside come together to enter Soccer 6’s or full 11-a-side, in men’s, men’s 30+ and women’s event categories. The competition will see a weekend of great competition, parties, parades and celebrations in the exclusive suites of Liverpool Football Club, culminating with a game on Anfield and finishing with the Closing Awards Celebration in the Club’s Trophy Room.

Last year, the sell-out competition saw teams represent companies and clubs from a host of countries like Croatia, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, France, Finland, Nigeria, Ireland and a host of others, with a number of teams from around the globe already confirmed for next year!Ladies 5s Soccer Team

Spaces are limited to GUARANTEE every team the chance to play on the Hallowed turf. As you would imagine, with places at a premium in such a terrific competition, a number of teams have already reserved their place prior to the Launch of the event. Ernst and Young, Cern, RSA, MDE Medical, Kevin Edwards Associates and AFC Burton are just some of the teams already on board.

Cup Director, Ben Sedgemore commented, “Our Organisation has been developing great Multisport festivals for 25 years around the world and we have been proud to deliver some incredible experiences. However, the spirit, camaraderie and memories formed by the World Corporate Cup are always difficult to match. We guarantee people an unforgettable experience in a great competition. We have some great local partnerships and we cannot speak highly enough of Liverpool Football Club and the Liverpool County FA and many other local supporters too who all play their part. When the chance arose to bring the Cup back to Anfield in 2013 we had no hesitation in seizing the opportunity.”

Soccer 11s Mens TeamGary Williams of Plymouth YMCA commented that this year’s competition “was a truly memorable experience that will live with me forever! The spirit of the tournament was great and the games were played in a good nature. The experience of playing at Anfield as a Liverpool fan was unforgettable and the access afforded to us by the club was unbelievable.”

Sentiments echoed by Andy Evans from Barclaycard, who said “We have loved competing in the UK Corporate Games since 1999 and when the World Corporate Cup of Soccer was launched, with a chance to play at ‘The Home of Football’ – Anfield, there was no question that we would be entering a team – being a Liverpool fan I saw it as a chance in a lifetime and for the Club to allow ‘us’ the general public to use all of the facilities is unbelievable”

If you don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity, contact the Corporate Cup Headquarters on 01733 380888 NOW. To download a brochure click here, visit www.worldcorporatecup.com or email SOC@worldcorporatecup.com.

Wow, What a Year! Thank you for your Support…

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Well, what a year it has been, with celebrations, anniversary’s and an unprecedented number of great Games too.In June we joyfully celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Istanbul Corporate Games before concluding this years Games calendar by celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Australian Corporate Games last weekend.Along the way we had the pleasure of witnessing brand new Corporate Games in a host of spectacular destinations like Abu Dhabi, Bermuda, Bucharest, Cape Town, Delhi, Manila and Mexico. As ever, terrific Games were staged in Sydney, Brisbane and Thredbo. We enjoyed continued success with the UK Corporate Games in Preston, the 5th World Corporate Cup of Soccer at Anfield (home of Liverpool FC) as well as inaugural editions of the Bucharest Corporate Cup of Soccer and the Europe Corporate Cup of Tennis.I am sure you will agree that 2012 has been a wonderful year for everyone involved, with more opportunities provided than ever before.All of these Games and More will be made available for you to enter next year, as well as the breathtaking 19th UK Corporate Games in the heart of England in Coventry, the 1st Buenos Aires Corporate Games, as well as first editions of the Annecy-le- Vieux Corporate Games in France and the Transylvanian Winter Corporate Games in Dracula’s homeland early in February. We are also delighted to confirm that the World Corporate Cup of Soccer will be returning to Anfield at the start of June, as the hospitality and access granted to us by Liverpool Football Club is truly exceptional, enabling us to deliver another unparalleled experience with everyone playing at least one match on the Hallowed turf!.

It has been a pleasure to bring these unrivalled opportunities to you this year and we will be looking forward to enhancing these opportunties for you and your Organisations next year and in the future. You are the Worldwide Corporate Sport Community and we are proud to have your support.

Furthermore, if that is not enough, keep your eyes peeled for a major announcement on the World Corporate Games 2013 which should be brought to you in the coming weeks.

Next year will be a fabulous year for the Games, as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the inaugural Games in San Francisco in 1988. However, it will only be a fabulous year, if people like you and your Organisations keep making the effort. We never take your support for granted and you are the people that make a difference. People like you make the difference for your companies, in your communities and on society as a whole. We are proud to work with people like you and we are people like you, wherever you are- we strive to make a difference too!

Enjoy the end of 2012 and get ready for a phenomenal year of sport, business and tourism in 2013 – together we can make it something special for everyone.

Yours Sincerely

Ben Sedgemore and all of the team at the Corporate Games World Headquarters

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World Corporate Cup of Soccer – Venue Locations

You'll Never Walk Alone

If you’re going to be driving to Liverpool for the World Corporate Cup of Soccer 2012, then you may well be setting out using your Sat Nav device to guide you.

Well, if you are, here’s some Lat/Longs for you to hopefully make things a little easier.

Location Lat/Long Notes
Anfield Stadium 53.430396,-2.959871 Anfield Road, Liverpool, L4 0TH
Free parking
Walton Sports Centre 53.446133,-2.951551 Walton Hall Avenue, Liverpool, L4 9XP
Free parking
Days Inn
Official Hotel Provider
53.405026,-2.991401 James Street, Liverpool, L2 7PQ
44 (0)151 203 1910
Hotel Indigo
Official Hotel Provider
53.407765,-2.993265 10 Chapel Street, Liverpool, L3 9AG
44 (0)151 559 0111
Posh Pads Liverpool
Official Hotel Provider
53.402671,-2.985264 16-20 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 4AA
44 (0)844 585 4459
Parking
Parking for Days Inn 53.403349,-2.991301 Q Park Liverpool One,
37 Strand Street, Liverpool, L1 8ND
Parking for Hotel Indigo 53.407991,-2.993866 Parking at rear of the hotel, off Rumford Place.
Per night charges.
Parking for Posh Pads 53.402588,-2.985119 Parking at rear of the hotel, off Duke Street.
£10 per night

Instructions for TomTom or Garmin devices. *

* Please note, that not all Sat Nav models from each manufacturer support the entry of Lat/Long locations. We cannot provide technical support for your device and provide these links for informational purposes only.

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Chance to Re-Live Your Anfield Moments on DVD

This is your chance to capture all the Anfield action as it happens at this year’s World Corporate Cup of Soccer. If we receive sufficient interest before the event our media partners will be happy to provide full coverage of your team’s performance on hallowed Anfield turf, including all the highs and lows of the Beautiful Game.

The plan is to provide you with coverage and commentary of the event from start to finish, providing you with a DVD of your team’s Anfield experience captured on camera that you can show your friends, family and the grandchildren!

So whether you want to re-live your team’s winning goal – or have a laugh at the ones you missed….we will be aiming to capture it all!

Order your personalized DVD now in advance for £10!

Each team must order one DVD for all team members to qualify for Coverage.

Contact your Cup Liaison representative to confirm.

DVD Order Form

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