St Neots Town youngsters put their best ‘Fut’ forward to reach national finals

St Neots Town Under 16s have reached the national finals of the FA National Youth Futsal Festival.

St Neots Town Under 16s have reached the national finals of the FA National Youth Futsal Festival. - Credit: Archant

St Neots Town Under 16s are toasting success in the regional finals of the FA National Youth Futsal Festival.

St Ives Rangers Under 14 Girls played in the regionall finals of the FA National Youth Futsal Festiv

St Ives Rangers Under 14 Girls played in the regionall finals of the FA National Youth Futsal Festival. - Credit: Archant

The Saints lads, coached by Katie Quinlan and director of football Iain Parr, shone last Saturday when representing the Hunts FA at the Copper Box Arena in London.

They overcame opposition from Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex to advance to the national finals being staged at Birmingham Interntional Futsal Arena on June 25.

St Neots Town squad: Richard Bannister, Ben Southwood, Andrew Williams, Jack Baker, Mason Collins, Cally Taylor, Adam Chambers, Sam Routs, Jack Eldridge, Kieran Waites, Jaiden Fitzpatrick.

St Ives Rangers represented the Hunts FA in the Under 14 Girls category and performed with credit.


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Their only victory arrived in the third of their four matches as they beat the Suffolk Girls Development Centre.

Ellie Brown and Abby Townsend struck in a 2-0 success while their other games ended in two 1-0 losses and a 3-0 reverse.

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St Ives Rangers squad: Zoe Barratt, Ellie Brown, Ella Burnley, Poppy Dunmore, Elle Jefferson, Sophie Marjoram, Emma Mellors, Lauren Mellors, Sophie Tarpey, Abby Townsend, Molly Sutherland, Nell Webber.

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