Blackpool FC Community Trust hosted the EFL Girls and Boys Year 10/11 Schools Futsal cup at Stanley Park on a chilly Thursday evening.
Students from Aspire Academy, Baines, Lytham St. Anne’s High, South Shore Academy and Montgomery all took part in the first round of the local competition.
In the boys competition, it was Lytham St Annes High who progressed through to the second stage of the regional EFL competition, after they beat both Montgomery and St. Mary’s on goal difference. Lytham St Annes High will now represent Blackpool FC Community Trust against other EFL Community Trust’s in the regional tournament in February. Special mentions for Aspire Academy and both South Shore teams who never stopped trying throughout the tournament, against tougher opposition.
In the girls competition, it was Aspire Academy who went undefeated with 3 wins from 3 games, impressing throughout the competition. St.Mary’s girls and Montgomery girls had talented players but it was the strength in depth, that Aspire had at the back and going forward that saw them go through to regional finals. This was a good experience for the Baines girls, who were all in Year 10 playing against older girls (Year 11). They will look to learn from this and comeback stronger next year.
Blackpool FC Community Trust would like to thank the schools for attending. The EFL Futsal competition was a huge success with over 70 students getting a taste of playing Futsal.
Education: Futsal ⚽️
Here's one of many excellent goals last night 😀
Some excellent football on display ✅
Well done to everyone 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/L6vaP6iDgz
— Blackpool FC Community Trust (@BFCCT_) December 9, 2016