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Photo Gallery (02/10/2022): Hype Train FC vs. Southbank FC


Tom Williams celebrates scoring the team's third goal against Southbank FC. Photography by Sam Austin

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Hype Train FC Event Details:

Date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

Competition: RDSL Industrial Cup (10:30am KO)

Opposition: Southbank FC

Location: Calcot Recreation Ground, Off Highview, Calcot, Reading, RG31 4XD

Final Score: Hype Train FC 3-3 Southank FC (4-3 win on penalties)

Photographer: Sam Austin (@HypeTrainSam)

Request Photos: contact@thehypetrain.co.uk

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The club charges a nominal fee for individual photos, or an opposing club can ask for all photos for a small charge to then be distributed amongst their club. Just email the team using the above email address with your request and we will respond to you as soon as possible.


Match Details:

Our encounter against Southbank was the team's 3rd game of the 2022/23 season, with the team hosting Southbank FC in the first round of the RDSL Industrial Cup. After a 3-3 draw, which included goals from Phil Newport, Alvin Mugabe, and a last minute equaliser by Tom Williams, the team would compete in their first penalty shootout, winning 4-3 on penalties to advance to the Last 16.


Photo Gallery - Sam Austin Photography:


Want to know more about The Hype Train?

The Hype Train is an entertainment website founded in 2015, specialising in general football and Fantasy sports reporting, starting with Fantasy Premier League (FPL), before expanding to MLS Fantasy coverage in 2018.

We pride ourselves in providing beautiful graphics, statistics, in-depth analytical reporting and free weekly insight for hopeful players attempting to climb rankings tables. We are also occasional media reviewers, with a keen interest to review games, live sport, and professional wrestling.

In 2019, Hype Train Football Club was formed, becoming the first Fantasy Football website to take to the field. HTFC is a socially active team across social and web channels, providing regular match highlights, match reports, comprehensive player statistics and unique player profiles. We won both Goal of the Season Awards in the Berkshire and County FA regions, with Callum Parr-Jones winning the Berks & Bucks FA award, whilst Martin King won the PlaySport UK award.


In 2021, we formed the Reading Sunday Social League (RSSL), a competitive Sunday League involving 8 teams in its debut season. During the 2021/22 season, we won our first-ever trophy, lifting the East Berkshire Football League's Presidents Cup!

The Hype Train were nominated and shortlisted for the 'Best Football Blog' in 2016 by the Football Bloggers Association at their annual Football Blogging Awards (The FBA's), and were again shortlisted as a finalist in 2019 in the 'Best Fantasy Football Blog' category.

You can follow us on Twitter, Like us on Facebook, follow Hype Train FC on Instagram, subscribe to our YouTube channel for exclusive content, visit our club's dedicate website, or visit our website here at www.thehypetrain.co.uk

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