Ice Hockey Vipers: Rob Wilson Testimonial (FREE CAR PARKING!)
Wednesday 25th February 2009
- Doors Open:
Adult £9, Child £5, Conc £7
The Mincoffs Vipers are delighted to confirm that Player / Head Coach Rob Wilson will have a testimonial match this season in recognition for his fantastic service to the sport of ice hockey here in the North East and the UK.
Love him or hate him Rob certainly deserves respect for his fantastic dedication and commitment to the British Game since first entering the UK in 1989. Rob is a determined in your face player and coach who demands and expects the best of himself, team mates and players at all times and is this attitude which has helped Rob achieve great success during his career.
Over the past few seasons many players have received testimonial matches in recognition of there contribution to the game but there are few more deserving of such a match than Rob. In a career that has spanned over 20 years Rob will officially hang up his skates at the end of the current 2008/2009 season.
Willy's All Stars will take on the North East All Stars which will include players from the past and present at the Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday 25th February 2009, face off 7.15pm.
"I am very proud to have a testimonial match and I am really looking forward to seeing so many people who have helped me throughout my career in the UK. I have been lucky to play for some great clubs in great cities here in the UK including Newcastle, Sheffield and Manchester and I look forward to suiting up with some familiar faces who I am sure the fans will be happy to see and also the fans themselves who have been great to me over the years. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to have played Ice Hockey professionally and have thoroughly enjoyed my time with all clubs in the UK and I look forward to moving forward with the Vipers here in the North East"
Tickets available from Vipers Hockey, 16 Shakespeare Street, Newcastle, at the sales desk in the arena foyer on match nights, Tel: 0191 261 0909