steel-park-cup-2015steel-park-cup-2015steel-park-cup-2015steel-park-cup-2015steel-park-cup-2015

Steel Park Cup 2015

Corby Town Football Club hosted an international pre-season tournament at Steel Park Stadium on Saturday 25th July and Sunday 26th July 2015.

Players from three of Europe's biggest clubs; Liverpool, Porto and PSV joined the Southern League Champions to compete for the Steel Park Cup 2015.

Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven were crowned champions following a 2-2 draw with Liverpool and a 3-0 win against Corby. FC Porto finished as runners up following a 1-1 draw with the Steelmen and a 2-0 victory against a Liverpool side which featured Philippe Coutinho and Emre Can. 

Steel Park Cup 2015 match schedule:

Saturday 25th July 
12pm – Corby Town 1-1 Porto B
4pm – Liverpool XI 3-3 PSV XI

Sunday 26th July 
12pm – Corby Town 0-3 PSV XI
4pm – Liverpool XI 0-2 Porto B

When the club announced the Steel Park Cup 2015 Corby Town chairman Stevie Noble said: “We are delighted to be able to confirm three leading European clubs for this year’s Steel Park Cup.

"We are looking forward to hosting the tournament, which will offer our supporters the chance to see some top sides at Steel Park before the start of the new season, it will of course also provide a very competitive level of preparation for all the teams involved ahead of the 2015/2016 season..”

Steelmen manager Tommy Wright added; "It will be another great spectacle for the fans, who were fantastic for us last year. It will also get everyone associated with the club excited for the new season, from the players and fans, to the board of directors and sponsors. Again it shows our ambition as a Football Club and the great progress that we are making."

Director Paul Glass said; “The Steel Park Cup has been the culmination of 12 months hard work and in particular the club would like to than Tommy for working really hard to put such a prestigious line up together along with our sponsors QPS, Willow Place and Utility Bidder. James Longley of Utility Bidder is moving his business to Corby and has been instrumental in supporting the club to achieve what is a huge event for not only the Football Club but the town and the county also”.