Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Philadelphia Blueflame To Play NYPD Finest in 2005 NPSFL National Championship

Tuesday, 24 May 2005

PHILADELPHIA, PA, (NAMC) - The National Public Safety Football League , a non-profit 501 c3, semi pro football league has chosen Philadelphia, Pa as the site of this year's National Championship game. The League consists of teams from California,Texas, Arizona, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania. All of the league's participants are public safety works and all teams are charity oriented, with all their work going to charitable causes.

The Philadelphia Blueflame, Police and Fire football club was formed a little over 2 years ago and finds itself in the championship game. This is considered a feat in itself by most league overseers. The Blueflame defeated the Houston Gunners 12-6 in dramatic overtime fashion when DB Ivan Kosky returned a pass 99 yards for the winning score. The Blueflame finished 4-0 in league play, their only loss coming to NYPD in an early season non-league affair.

The NYPD Finest as been to 5 previous championships winning 4. They reached the Championship by defeating archrival FDNY Bravest 28-10. NYPD also finished 4-0 and has beaten the Blueflame every time they have met (3-0).This will be the sixth championship appearence for the experienced Finest.

The game will be at Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday, June 4th. Kickoff is at 4pm.Gates will open to the public at 3pm and they should enter at the Headhouse gate.Tickets are $10 and children uner 13 are admitted free. High School student get in for $5 with their school ID.

For more information visit The links section will give you information on the other teams in the league. The Blueflame as recently given $4000 to the March of Dimes and intends on making a gameday contribution to the Eagles Youth Partnership for the Eagles continued support of both the Blueflame and the NPSFL.

Butch Buchanico

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