Pride Park, the home of Derby County was the setting for our penultimate Pro Player Tournament.
Derby put forward four quality FIFA gamers in Jamie Ward, James Bailey, Jeff Hendrick and tournament favourite, Craig Bryson. Check out the video below on this very page!
The first match was Bristol City (Bailey) against Derby County (Ward) and while it was end to end stuff, the score finished 0-0 AET so pens were required. Ward one through after making two crucial saves to win 4-2.
When asked if he couldn’t face beating Derby James Bailey said, “I did want to beat him I’m not going to lie!”
Semi final two was Man City (Bryson) versus Real Madrid (Hendrick) and after 3 attempts at goal and off the bar a few times it was Bryson scoring with Kun Aguero in the 23rd minute that made the difference running out 1-0 winners to make the final against Ward.
Jeff Hendrick said, “He just got a bit of luck that’s all... he got a lucky goal”.
The final was the Spanish El Classico but it was no contest for Bryson as he easily swept aside Ward 5-0!
Goals from Benzema (2), Ronaldo (2) and Ozil made Craig Bryson the official FIFA 12 champion at Derby County!
Craig was delighted with the win saying, “It’s probably the biggest achievement in my life and it’ll look good in my house”.
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