The annual C&D On-Site @ WHSmith’s Football Tournament

 2 Aug 2010

Every year Craig Shand, Senior Co-ordinator for C&D at Whsmith's DC in Swindon organises an internal 6-a-side football tournament, represented by various sections within the warehouse.

2008 & 2009 champions, 'Team Stationery', were nowhere to be seen this year, as they struggled to make it into the final three, much to delight of the other sections!

All six sections played each other twice this year, over a period of 4 weeks… The 'Goods In' team won the league and automatically went through to the finals, with teams 'Sorter Alpha' 2nd and 'Sorter Bravo' 3rd battling it out for the second place in the final.

The 'Goods In' team won convincingly, beating 'Sorter Alpha' 4 goals to 2… leaving behind them many victory tales, soon to be thoroughly exaggerated throughout the warehouse.

Karen Davison, MD of C&D said, "Events such as these are great for motivation and cementing team work within the warehouse and many fellow workers come along with their families to cheer the teams on. The team are already talking about next year…"


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