Seven-hour football marathon in aid of Mencap

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A SEVEN-hour football marathon is set to bag cash for charity.

Tom Batey, a project worker for Wear Mencap, has arranged the five-a-side tournament at Houghton Kepier School, in Houghton, on Sunday, December 1.

Six teams will take part in the competition, with prizes including leading goalscorer and overall winning team.

All funds raised at the tournament will go towards supporting people who have learning disabilities.