Hayden Rollason trophy

PUBLISHED: 10:00 17 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:41 18 June 2010

SIDBURY UTD are hosting the Hayden Rollason Memorial Trophy this weekend (July 18/19).

SIDBURY?UTD are hosting the Hayden Rollason Memorial Trophy this weekend. It is a four team tournament with the first game kicking off at 1pm on Saturday with Sidbury Utd against Ottery St Mary. This match will be followed by the Royal Marines v Sandhurst Town at 4.30pm.

On Sunday, the third and fourth place play off kicks off at 1pm, followed by the final at 4.30pm

Sidbury Manager Mel Coombs said: "This will be the third year after re-naming the tournament and I was really pleased the Royal Marines agreed to take part, especially as Hayden served with them. I am delighted that Sandhurst Town from Berkshire have travelled down to defend the trophy."

Sandhurst manager, Jon Underwood, said: "We really enjoy coming to Devon for this tournament.

"We feel the standard of football is high and it really sets us up for our pre-season campaign."

Hayden, a serving Royal Marine with 42 Commando, was 20 when he died in 2006. He played his youth football at Ottery St Mary, then Sidmouth before moving onto Sidbury Utd.

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