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Youth team left starstruck by former Arsenal star’s visit

04 August, 2017 — By Steve Barnett

William Gallas with Fusion Football youngsters at Market Road

YOUNGSTERS from Fusion Football are wondering just which famous faces will pitch up to hand out trophies in the Camden and Islington Youth League this coming season.

The club’s Under-8s, who are coached by Carrie Anne Layton, were left starstruck when former France, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham defender William Gallas appeared at Market Road to present them with the Challenge Cup following their final victory over Regent’s Park.

General League Secretary Karen Greene said: “It was a great final and we were very lucky that William Gallas was able to come along and present the cup and medals.”

• To find out more about the Camden and Islington Youth League’s Under-8s action, which is five-a-side and takes place on Saturday mornings, simply email


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