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Dramatic finals night brings curtain down on ‘fantastic season’

Youth football league celebrates an ‘outstanding’ year with glut of goals to clinch silverware

31 May, 2018 — By Steve Barnett

The Hill Blue celebrate winning the Under-11s Challenge Cup final

WITH the World Cup just over two weeks away, scores of talented young footballers showed England just how to get their hands on silverware this summer.

Camden Elite beat Westway to win the Under-15s Challenge Cup

As is tradition, organisers from the Camden and Islington Youth Football League brought the curtain down on what has been “a fantastic season” by hosting back-to-back Friday nights of cup finals, with medals and trophies presented by London FA chairman, George Dorling.

CM Futsal won the Under-9s Alan Michael Browne Challenge Cup

Among the teams celebrating were CM Futsal, who beat Fusion 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller to clinch the Under-9s Alan Michael Browne Challenge Cup.

Mill Hill Youth beat Springfield to win the Under-13s Challenge Cup

There was also a glut of goals in the Under-11s Challenge Cup final, where The Hill Blue narrowly won 3-2 against the Essex Road Giants.

Essex Road Giants were Under-11s Challenge Cup final runners-up

There were cheers of joy for Mill Hill Youth, who beat Springfield 4-1 to win the Under-13s Henry Hicks Challenge Cup, while Camden Elite captured the Under-15s Challenge Cup with a 2-1 victory over Westway.

Fusion were runners-up in the Under-9s Alan Michael Browne Challenge Cup

League Secretary Karen Greene said: “It was a fantastic season, one of our best ever. We had more teams competing than ever before and the standard on show was outstanding.

“I would like to thank all the teams and coaches who help make the league such a success. I would also like to thank London Trophy Company, who sponsor all of our trophies and medals.”


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