Downlands Year 8 football team become Division 1 champions

Downlands Year 8 squad was victorious against Cardinal Newman
Downlands Year 8 squad was victorious against Cardinal Newman

Downlands Year 8 Boys football team were in action as they played Cardinal Newman in the Division 1 League Playoff Final.

After a nervous first half the score at half time was 0:0 but shortly after half time, Sam Wright opened the scoring with a superb goal and the team relaxed into a wonderful second half.

Shortly afterwards, Luke Perdrix put the ball in the back of the net, followed by two great counter attacking goals by Adam Lindo and Josh Hickingbotham’s goal made the final score a smashing 5:0. Ed Turns was strong and kept centre midfield safe and with Angus Hill in goal, the wonderful Downlands defence kept a clean sheet too.

The Downlands Year 8 Football Squad is: Angus Hill, Luke Goff, Alfie Baldock, Josh Hickingbotham, Cameron West, Sam Wright, Ed Turns, Dexter Webb, Charlie Jones, Adam Lindo, Oli Munt, Shay Leahy and Luke Perdrix ably managed by PE Teacher, Kyle Lusk.

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