Potters Bar boys' winning Crusade

PUBLISHED: 15:33 16 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:19 26 October 2009

Potters Bar Crusaders Under-10s on tour

Potters Bar Crusaders Under-10s on tour

FOOTBALL team Potters Bar Crusaders Under-10s took part in the South East England Trophy 2008 at Camber Sands in Sussex over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Teams from all over the South East competed in the tournament over the Saturday and Sunday. The C

FOOTBALL team Potters Bar Crusaders Under-10s took part in the South East England Trophy 2008 at Camber Sands in Sussex over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Teams from all over the South East competed in the tournament over the Saturday and Sunday.

The Crusaders played some incredible football over the two days, scoring a staggering 29 goals during the group stages, with only four conceded.

That took them to the top of their group and into the final.

The final took place against Tigers JFC and the score was still goalless at full-time, so the game had to be decided on penalties.

Thanks to some excellent saves from goalkeeper William Vooght, and superbly taken penalties from Scott Hanley and Hughie Gillen, Potters Bar Crusaders won the penalty shoot-out and the competition.

Ex-Premiership referee Graham Poll presented the team with their trophies and medals and congratulated the players and managers on a thoroughly deserved victory and for being the new South East England champions.

In addition, the Potters Bar team were also presented with the Sportsmanship Trophy for their attitude, fairness of play, politeness to officials and the behaviour of the boys, managers and parents.

This has been a fantastic season for the Potters Bar Crusaders Under-10s, who have also finished runners-up in the Rural Friendly League Super Division.


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