With Football Cup Barcelona on this weekend, could European silverware be coming back to Carlow?
Around 100 teams from 15 different countries will participate in this year’s Easter tournament.
Football Cup Barcelona is an international youth football tournament for boys and girls, held in Salou and Cambrils area in the south of Barcelona.
A high-quality football tournament designed to provide unforgettable days of football and fun – on and off the field.
The tournament will be played at a fantastic football venue with 8 full-size fields – four high-quality natural grass (two hybrid fields) and four latest generation artificial grass fields.
Carlow contingent at Football Cup Barcelona
Among the local hopefuls are Parkville United, Hanover Harps and Burren Celtic are among the local contingent in Barcelona. They’ll be joined by fellow Irish sides Peamount United, Castleknock Celtic, Mallow United, Kells Blackwater and Lourdes Celtic.
Hanover Harps play their first fixture of the tournament in B03 Group 3 against Scotland’s Musselburgh Winsdor FC, Saturday at 2.50pm.
Parkville, drawn in the same group as Burrin Celtic kick off their campaign against Nord Ardennes, also Saturday at 2.50pm.
Burrin Celtic begin their tournament against CEF Bosc de Tosca at the slightly later time of 3.40pm.
Parkville and Burrin Celtic will clash at 7.45pm Saturday night. Games continue through Sunday.