Football Centenary Tour

CC100 Tour Overview

The Royal Signals Football Association aims to conduct an overseas sports tour for 44 personnel to Thailand over the period 11-25 Jul 20.  The squad will be split equally between male, female and reserve teams. The 14-day duration would leave time following travel and training days for a total of three/four fixtures per team in Thailand.  There is also an outline plan to conduct a Battlefield Study on the Thai/Burma Railway in view of the Eric Lomax story and a visit to Kanchanaburi Commonwealth War Cemetery.

Sport Overview

The Royal Signals Football Association has been a Corps sport since 1920. It is comprised of over 112 players who are selected to represent from across the Corps (including male, female and reserve teams). In addition, there are 23 F.A. level 1 & 2 coaches, 5 UEFA B coaches and 10 referees. The First XI have won the Inter-Corps Quadrangular tournament 10 times, the Massey Trophy 7 times and the Woolwich Cup twice.

Recent Sporting Success

The Royal Signals Football Association has been a Corps sport since 1920. It is comprised of over 112 players who are selected to represent from across the Corps (including male, female and reserve teams). In addition, there are 23 F.A. level 1 & 2 coaches, 5 UEFA B coaches and 10 referees. The First XI have won the Inter-Corps Quadrangular tournament 10 times, the Massey Trophy 7 times and the Woolwich Cup twice.

Army players include: Cpl Paddock (22SR); Cpl May (10SR); Cpl Farkins (4MI); LCpl Prashant (30SR); LCpl Bentley (1SR); LCpl Deans (22SR); and LCpl Turner (16SR). Army Reserve players include Cpl Jay Bates (37SR); Sig Rob Lonogran (37SR); and LCpl Kirtis Monson (37SR). Notably, WO2 (RQMS) Rizza has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement award by the Army FA.