Jack Kane Centre
Edinburgh is expected to host the 'Swamp Soccer World Cup' on land
at the Jack Kane Centre, Niddrie on June 25 + 26, 2011.
- to excavate four five-a-side pitches,
then fill the churned remnants be knee-deep with water. (The site
will be returned to its original state after the event.)
- to have a camp site and live music on the
- to award a prize for the best fancy
dressed team, as well as for the winning team.
The 'Swamp Soccer World Cup' started in
Scotland in 2006. The event in 2011 is expected to attract up
to 2,500 people.
Edinburgh Evening News: March 9,