Unbeaten Hesketh Colts Blue Under 9’s taste glory in R&T football tournament.
Hesketh Colts Blue Under 9’s was today crowned champions of the R&T football tournament which was played Stanley High school over this weekend.
Hesketh Colts kept there unbeaten run today after seeing off Southport Trinity 2-0, Southport FC 2-0, West End Juniors Panthers 5-1 and Ribbleton Juniors Blacks 3-0.
Hesketh Colts Blue manager Phil Ainsworth said: “I’m delighted with all the players, we now have a strong squad and every player did what what was asked of them when called upon”.
“It’s a nice feeling to win our first tournament, I’m delighted for the kids.”
The North West Trophy now in its 14th year has earned the reputation as being one of the leading youth soccer tournaments in the north of England. The tournament consistently attracts over 100 teams with many entries coming from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.
The football takes place at Stanley High School which has great facilities including changing rooms, showers, toilets, bouncy castles and plenty of parking. The venue holds 6 full size and 5 mini pitches. In the last few years we are honoured to welcome some of the biggest names in football, including Mark Wright, John Barnes and Paul Merson as special guests at our prestigious presentation evening, providing a wonderful finale to the tournament.