HMV and Microsoft raise £19k for Teenage Cancer Trust

A charity 5-A-Side football event held by HMV and sponsored by Microsoft has raised 19k for Teenage Cancer Trust.

Sony Music emerged as the winners of the tournament, having come from two goals down to topple runners up OMD 4-3. Sony Music’s Ryan Slack was named as the player of the tournament.

HMV is, of course, also hugely obliged to Microsoft, whose sponsorship and on-the-day support helps to make this annual event possible,” an HMV statement read.

Over the years its value to us must have amounted to the best part of 200,000. So huge and special thanks to them and to Samantha Earley and Marcus Toon in particular.”

Here’s the complete list of contributors to the event:

BBC Consumer Products (Greg Wilson), Bravado (Alex Mitchell), Faber (Clare Yates), House of Marley/HoMedics (Tim Joslin), Island Records (David Hawkes), Koch Media (Deane Punter/Steve Crisp), Libertine London (Will Wright/Emma Herridge), Lionsgate (Ben Grunbaum),MEDGE,Ministry of Sound (Rob Watson/Andy Pegler/Mark Findlay),Momentum Pictures (Rob Bentley/Neil Williams), Ninja Tune (Sam Upton/Darryl Defoe),Paramount Home Entertainment (Tony Glasscoe), Skullcandy (Henrik Anderson), Sony Music (Greg Lawton), Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Mark Bowron), Teenage Cancer Trust (Laura Martin), Twentieth CenturyFox (Chris Shiels/Richard Kinney/Kate Longbottom)Universal Pictures (Martin Nichols), Warner Bros. (Sam Howes/Nik Leighton/Tracey Stewart) and Warner Music (Paul Reeve).

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