• 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament Seattle Sounders, the United States' first representatives in the tournament, joined six English clubs on an education day in Ypres, Belgium, 100 years after the US joined the First World War
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament The Under-12 players, including this youngster from Seattle, tried on the heavy kit soldiers had to wear
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament The boys also had a taste of what it took to be a soldier in the British Army at a Recruitment Stand
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament One player volunteered from Man Utd (pictured), Seattle and the other five English clubs... (Arsenal, Brighton, Man City, Man Utd, Middlesbrough, West Ham)
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament ... even though this Man Utd youngster and others may have lacked the height to pass the medical for a soldier
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament Boro (pictured) and the other teams visited cemeteries across Ypres, each home to tens of thousands of soldiers who lost their lives in WWI
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament The youngsters, including this Boro team, visited the Truce memorial, which marks when soldiers laid down their weapons to play football and exchange gifts at Christmas in 1914
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    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament Man City (pictured) and the other clubs visited trenches and tunnels, getting an insight into the conditions soldiers endured in the same location
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament All six English clubs, including Man City (pictured), and Seattle observed the Remembrance Service at Menin Gate and laid wreaths in tribute
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament On Saturday, the competition on the pitch began, with Belgian side Anderlecht winning all their matches and Arsenal finishing second in Group A
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    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament West Ham, qualifiers from an educational challenge, won Group B on goal difference after a draw with Man Utd in their final match
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    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament Brighton finished second in Group B on their Truce Tournament debut, advancing to the semi-finals, where they were due to face Anderlecht
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament Arsenal were among the teams Seattle Sounders faced on their debut in the competition
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament After Saturday's football all 12 teams went to an evening reception at Cloth Hall
  • 2017 Premier League Truce Tournament
    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament The players mixed with their international counterparts and exchanged gifts, just as enemy soldiers did at Christmas in 1914
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    2017 Premier League Truce Tournament Adverse weather conditions resulted in the finals day being cancelled after the pitch was quickly deemed unplayable