Starting young: infant football contest

Published on: 08 Jun 2015

Starting young: infant football contest

WELSH international Angharad James was on hand to present medals and trophies to children who took part in a nail biting football tournament.
Teams from Bromley Heath and St Stephen’s infants and Frenchay, Stanbridge and Barley Close primaries competed in the Progressive Sports Challenge Cup.
Despite the gale force winds, parents and family members turned up in force to cheer the teams on.
Three teams, St Stephen’s, Stanbridge and Bromley Heath, tied on points at the end of all the games played as they had all won three games and collected nine points.
The winners on goal difference were Bromley Heath infants.
Top goalscorer was Freddie Shorland from Bromley Heath infants, with an amazing nine goals.
Lisa Warren, teacher at Bromley Heath Infant School, said: “The tournament was a great success, all the children loved it and we have had some great feedback from all the parents.”
Tim Ruck, headteacher at St Stephen’s Infant School,  said: “It was a fantastic event, all the children had an amazing time and all have brought their medals in for our assembly.”
Mitchell Quirke, Progressive Sports school sports organiser, said: “The past few months’ hard work have all paid off. It’s fantastic to see all the smiling faces and the children enjoying taking part.”

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