North West football victory

Team from the North West region wins ICE football tournament in style.

Victorious Lallanas in Pyjamas
Victorious Lallanas in Pyjamas

After beating 10 other teams in the regional event earlier this year, North West Team Lallanas in Pyjamas went on to represent the region in the ICE 5-a-side football tournament, held at Goals Star City in Birmingham.

Their winning streak continued when the North West team beat the Jacobs team, representing Wales, in the semi-final 5-1.

This was then followed by the final against McAdam Design team from Northern Ireland. Lallanas in Pyjamas came away with an impressive 4-0 win and were crowned champions of the 2017 tournament.

The team was made up of graduate engineers from Laing O'Rourke, WSP, Mott McDonald and Collinshallgreen, captained by Joe Jackson from Laing O'Rourke.

Congratulations to all our team members - Joe Jackson, James Allan, Ed Dutch, Oliver Lucas, Aman Majid, George Marsh, Alex Kukstas and Jonny Lockett – on a great result.

And for all those still wondering, the team name refers to Premier League footballer Adam Lallana and the TV classic, Bananas In Pyjamas.