Stuart Pearce, Dean Windass and Geoff Horsfield face off in cement mixer challenge

Published:  27 May, 2016

Former tradespeople turned professional footballers; Stuart Pearce, Dean Windass and Geoff Horsfield compete at the Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials cement mixer challenge.

The Fiat Professional Tradesman Trials is a nationwide search to find a current tradesperson who has the footballing talent to make it as a professional footballer in The Football League.

Former Football League stars Stuart Pearce, Dean Windass and Geoff Horsfield have gone head-to-head in a cement mixer skills challenge. The trio attempted to chip balls over a brick wall that they had just built as part of the Fiat Professional Tradesman Challenge, and into a cement mixer on the other side. To make the task harder, they were all wearing steel toe-capped workman boots – a throwback to their previous careers.

Tradespeople who think they’ve got what it takes to win a one month trial at a Football League club have until 12 June to showcase their skills by submitting videos of their footballing talent to

The best entries will then be invited to attend an exclusive Tradesman Trials day, in association with The Football League that will take place by the end of June, where they will be put through their paces in front of a selection of scouts and Fiat Professional’s football ambassadors.

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