Thanks to the help of a couple of ringers, Fitch won the recent Network Shield inter-design five-a-side football tournament at Spitalfields. Captained by senior designer Nick Richards, the team included Leon Maculewicz, Tim Greenhalgh, Graham Sturt plus Gary Neill (ringer number one) and Andrew Edwards (ringer number two). ‘Every team uses ringers,’ claims Richards. Having qualified from a preliminary round of 30 teams, Fitch then battled it out with a further 20 sides, before beating Vitrashop 3-0 in the final. Richards modestly describes the final victory as ‘a thorough thrashing!’.
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