Competition: Play at Villa Park and win a new club shirt - courtesy of Thomas Cook Sport

07 May 2010 09:01
Do you want to play on the same pitch as Ashley Young and Martin Laursen? Speak up then get your answer in.

Think you could score a goal at the Holte End? Ever dreamt of walking out of the same tunnel as Dennis Mortimer and Martin Laursen?

To celebrate the end of another great season as Aston Villa Football Club's Official Travel Partner, Thomas Cook Sport is teaming up with Sportsmail to offer three Villa supporters a once-in-a-lifetime, money-can't-buy chance to play on the hallowed turf of Villa Park.

Winners will get to bring a team of 10 to play in a seven a-side tournament at Villa Park on Wednesday 12th May. Winners will also receive hospitality at the ground, and members of the team that goes on to be victorious will each receive an Official, yet-to -be-unveiled 2010/11 Aston Villa FC home shirt and a medal for taking part.

If you think you deserve a free kick to play on the famous pitch, just answer the following question: 

Who is the current top goal scorer this season for Aston Villa FC? a) Carew 

b) Agbonlahor

c) Milner

E-mail your answer, along with your name, address, e-mail address and contact number to: arrive by midday Friday May 7 2010.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be 18 or over to enter; you must validate your entry with the word VILLA in your subject box; the prize does not include travel to/from Villa Park or any accomodation; normal Associated Newspapers terms and conditions apply; the Editor's decision is final.

Thomas Cook Sport is the official travel partner of Aston Villa FC and offers a range of match breaks and packages to the world's top sporting events. Fans can guarantee their seats to next season's big games in the coming weeks ahead of the fixture announcements by calling the sales team on 0870 752 0924, or visiting - You can also follow us on Twitter @thomascooksport

Full terms and conditionsThe competition is open to male players only aged 18 or over; players must provide their own travel and kit, including boots/trainers; light refreshments will be provided. Prize includes playing on pitch package (as determined by Thomas Cook Sport and AVFC) and does not include travel to or from the ground or clothing and football boots, other than your free Aston Villa FC replica shirt. The prize offering is a 2010/2011 replica shirt. This will be available when the shirts go on sale before the start of the 2010/2011 season. When available, Thomas Cook Sport will arrange to forward the shirts accordingly to the team captain. Competition open to all male UK residents aged 18 and over with the exception of employees of Thomas Cook Sport Ltd, Aston Villa FC or Hatch Communications, their immediate families, agents or anyone else associated with the administration. No cash alternative will be offered.Winners will be responsible for bringing a team of 10 people to the tournament and are responsible for ensuring all team members are male and aged 18 and over.The prize is for Wednesday 12th May 2010 and no alternative date will be offered.The promoter's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.All entrants must be willing to participate in publicity should they be a winner.We reserve the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the competition if, in our sole discretion, the competition is not capable of being conducted as specified in the competition rules.To discover more about Thomas Cook Sport log on to:


Source: Daily_Mail