MG Cup returns with local business looking to make it a ‘hat-trick’

March 13, 2020

Peterborough is renowned for its thriving business scene, representing various industries. On a daily basis these companies will be competing with their commercial counterparts, but this time around it’s their footballing credentials that will be put to the test.

The annual Mick George Cup 2020 returns. The Mick George Group, official kit-sponsor of the Posh will once again be hosting their six-a-side (16 team) football tournament at the Weston Homes Stadium, providing the local business community and club supporters the opportunity to gain bragging rights.

In the past four years, more than £16,000 has been raised from the event, with all proceeds going to various local charities.

Following defended the trophy last year, recording back-to-back glory, can anyone stop Body Aid Solutions from making it a treble this time around.

Many prestigious local and national brands have competed in the event historically, including representation from J Breheny, Redrow Homes, Serpentine Green Shopping Centre and Princebuild, as well as many other reputable organisations.

Companies and supporters across the City are invited to enter. The cost of submission is £280 per team, with squads of up to seven players permitted. If you wish to gain a little extra advantage, you can even ‘add’ a former POSH legend to be part of your team! Darren Eadie, ‘King’ Ken Charlery, Grant McCann are just some of the players that have appeared previously.

Taking place on Thursday 14 May, participants will be able to make use of the changing rooms, pitch, and stand facility before the competitive action gets underway at 6.00pm. The matches will conclude around 9.00pm with complimentary food and drinks are available in the bar after the tournament, along with the presentation.

For more details, or to register, please visit

Whether you’re a business owner, work at a large organisation or are a group of fans who want to get together, make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to play on the hallowed turf.

Demand for the event is high and a number of places have already been confirmed. Express your interest now at

Jon Stump, Finance Director at Mick George Ltd, commented: “The occasion for the last two years has been fantastic. It is a rare occurence for most to get out and play under the lights of a professional football stadium. As official club sponsors, it’s a pleasure to provide ‘once in a lifetime opportunities’ for anyone who wishes to be involved. This event certainly does that, whilst raising valuable funds for charity.’’