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New winner of the Co-Star table football championship

The 2018 Co-Star table football championship sponsored by Terry’s Chocolate Orange was wone by Tim Cosgrove in an intense and pulsating contest.


Tim topped the table on goal difference with Matt finishing runner up which meant the grand final was again contested by the two bitter rivals. Tim representing Leeds United and Matt  Manchester United. The previous three finals were all won by Matt but Tim edged this years tournament by two games to one.

Tim commented; “It’s great to finally get my hands on the trophy after three previous defeats and even better to beat Matt who was representing Manchester United.  I will think about him when i’m tucking in to my chocolate orange prize over Chrismas! Maybe this is a good omen for Leeds United too who currently top the Championship table and are looking to return to the Premier League and again compete with Manchester United for real”.

A hugely dissapointed Matt refused to comment.


The final league positions were:

  1.     Tim Cosgrove
  2.      Matt Hancock
  3.      Emily Braithwaite
  4.      Owen Berger
  5.      Laura Cosgrove



Source: Co-Star

Matt Hancock claims the tital in fiercely contested Co-Star Table Football tournament

The final of the anual Co-Star table football tournament was once again contested by Matt Hancock representing Manchester United and Tim Cosgrove representing Leeds United one of footballs most fiercest rivalries.


Security was tight due to previous instances of crowd trouble that have marred previous games by the bitter rivals and the Police requested an early kick-off as a precaution.


The battle of the roses clash was fiercely contested over five very close legs in an electric atmosphere. The final game in the series was a cracker and the air was filled with nervous tension causing players from both teams to make mistakes. Hancock edged it by one goal to claim his third title.IMG_0054

Congratulations to Matt and Tim you need to put extra hours training in for next years tournament!

Source: Co-Star footbal correspondent


Matt Hancock Wins The Co-Star Table Football Championship


Matt Hancock won the Co-Star table football championship in a fiercely contested final against bitter rival Tim Cosgrove.

Manchester United deafeat Leeds United

Matt was representing Manchester United and Tim represented Leeds United one of the games most legendary rivalaries. The game kicked off at 12pm on Police advise to prevent any potential crowd trouble.

Italian style defending gave Hancock the edge.

An outstanding defensive  display reminiscent of the great Italian defender Paolo Maldini gave Hancock the edge. He exposed Cosgrove’s weaknesses in defence and was ruthless in taking his chances in attack. The battle in midfield was epic with no quarter given or taken it was like going back in time to the feisty battles between Roy Keane and David Batty a  feist for the connoisseur of full blooded competitive football.


Tim Cosgrove commented;

“The games between myself and Hancock are allways ultra competitive and although i’m bitterley disappointed to loose I must give credit to Matt who played the better football on the day and was the deserved champion”.

Source: Co-Star Football Correspondent.