The World Cup has reached it’s conclusion, meaning the HUST Golden Goals Sweepstake has also climaxed. Germany were the winners of the event but that only has a slight baring on our prize winners.

The Golden Goals Sweepstake was set up as a sweepstake with a difference to select the golden boot winner with various other prizes also on offer.


The prize fund was as follows;

Winner – £67.50

Second – £40.50

Third – £27.00

Winning Team Bonus – £13.50 (x4)

Hat Trick Bonus – £20.25

Group Top Scorer Bonus (Player) – £3.38 (x8)

Last Place (Team) – £8.44 (x4)


As with all items that HUST deal with which involve monies, the draw was done with complete clarity and was video recorded ( to ensure no misdeeds took place and that all entries were fair.
The Prize Winners were as follows;

Winner – JAMES RODRIGUEZ – Colombia –  6 Goals [Dominic Contardi] 

Second – THOMAS MULLER – Germany – 5 Goals [Jack James]

Third – LIONEL MESSI – Argentina / NEYMAR – Brazil / ROBIN VAN PERSIE – Netherlands – 4 Goals [Andrew Mills/Gill James/Phil Ashton]*

Winning Team Bonus – GERMANY [Jack James/Lee Simms/Dominic Contardi/Steve Chamberlain]

Hat Trick Bonus – THOMAS MULLER (v Portugal) / Xherdan Shaqiri (v Honduras) [Jack James/Carl Haffenden]

Group Top Scorer Bonus (Player):

Group A – Neymar (4 Goals) – Gill James

Group B – Robin Van Persie/Arjen Robben (3 Goals) – Phil Ashton/Eileen Ann Hughes *

Group C – James Rodriguez (3 Goals) – Dominic Contardi

Group D – Luis Suarez (2 Goals) – Andrew Weaver

Group E – Enner Valencia/Karim Benzema/Xherdan Shaqiri (3 Goals) – Daniel Harris/Gareth Roberts/Carl Haffenden *

Group F – Lionel Messi (4 Goals) – Andrew Mills

Group G – Thomas Muller (4 Goals) – Jack James

Group H – Islam Slimani (2 Goals) – Adam Stansfield Foundation

Last Place (Team) – CAMEROON (3 games, 3 defeats – 1 goal scored, 9 conceded) – [Tim Creed/Mitchell Stansbury/Dominic Contardi/Adam Peters]

* Prizes Shared on a Pro Rata Basis.


All Prizes will be paid directly into the participants PayPal account, should you have not received your prize within 24 hours, please get into contact with us using

Congratulations to all our Prize winners especially to the overall winner Dominic Contardi, who netted £92.82 in total including bonuses from this competition. We hope everyone who participated enjoyed the World Cup and perhaps we’ll do this again in 4 years time. Thank you for participating.


In other news, the winner of the HUST World Cup fantasy football league was Wilson’s Winners managed by Nick Wilson who scored 488 points, which was 12 more than his nearest rival Sam King’s Jger Bomb FC. Congratulations to Nick you have won a signed HUFC shirt from circa 2002/03. We’ll be in contact in regards of where to send this garment. The league attracted 81 entries, thank you to all who took part.