End of Season Presentation

Saturday 16th July 2016 @ Colebourne Primary School

The curtain was finally brought down on the most amazing season in the history of this sensational district. Here are the highlights of this season:

Under 11s Player of the Season – Troy Smikle-James

Under 10s Player of the Season – Ilani Edwards

 

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Under 11s Captain – Kane Taylor

Under 10s Captain – Ilani Edwards

 

Under 11s Top Scorer – Kane Taylor 65 goals

Under 10s Top Scorer – Cameron Eubank 27 goals

 

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA Team vs. Leeds:

Troy, Kane, Kye, Sam, Cameron and Rio

 

West Midlands County Schools FA League – Winners

West Midlands County Schools FA Cup – Winners

West Midlands County Schools FA 7 a side – Runners-up

English Schools’ FA/Premier League Cup – Winners

National Finals – Fourth overall

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA League – Runners-up

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA Cup – Winners

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA 6-a-side Cup – Winners

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA Futsal Championship – Winners

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA Daniel Sturridge Cup – Runners-up

Birmingham Primary Schools’ FA Winter Cup – Runners-up

Bath International Cup – Winners

Midland Challenge Trophy – Winners

Jersey ESFA Festival – Third; played six, won five

 

Sam signed for Walsall FC, Blessing signed for Birmingham City FC, Troy signed for Everton FC and Ilani signed for Aston Villa FC.

 

Our first ever girls team.

 

 

A season to be immensely proud of. A season to smash all other seasons!

All of this was achieved through hard work, teamwork and an amazing attitude to everything that we did. We achieved all of the above due to the brilliant relationship between the parents, players and coaches. World class!

 

However before signing off, it’s only right to have one last match report:

 

The Above Average Parents 3 – 2 The Average Parents

 

After standing on the sidelines for 12 months and thinking they could do it just as well as their sons, the parents took to the field to show the kids how it should be done. However, as many would have predicted prior to the game, it didn’t really go like that! It was evident to all present, that the lads got their footballing skills from their grandparents!

Roaming the centre of the park like an injured lion, Rio’s dad had none of the energy or desire displayed throughout the season by his son. Whilst Ilani’s dad matched his son’s ability to get box to box, his shooting was like something from the rugby pitch rather than the football pitch! King Paul of Jersey showed he could talk the talk but not walk the walk, whilst Sam’s dad showed the agility of an elephant between the posts. The list is endless, so I’ll leave it to these pictures to tell the full story…

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All joking aside, the match was a perfect example of why we are such a great district. It was played in great humour and spirit, with all of the dads (and mum) diving head first into it and giving it their all. Despite my tongue in cheek write up above, there was some great football on show too!

 

It’s with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to the class of 2016. We wish them all the very best as they start secondary school and know they’ll be a huge success if they show the same attitude that they’ve shown all year.

 

Thank you too parents. You’ve been a key factor behind the success of this team and a pleasure to work alongside.

 

Have a great summer everyone!

Up The Ton!

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