2018 saw the start of what is becoming a regular feature for some of the Haines team, playing 5 A Side football. We ended the year with a not very serious (honest) Christmas cup challenge. The two teams were evenly matched and after an hour of play, it was a draw. Penalties couldn’t separate the teams either as both were neck and neck after a penalty shoot out. So it was into extra time, first team to lead by two clear goals. The winning team showed their metal as they scored the next two goals to take the coveted trophy. The golden brush Player of the Match award was won by the winning teams goal keeper who put in a sterling effort. Everyone left uninjured to enjoy their Christmas holidays.