Cup Final Victory for Elite Football Academy Team

May 2018

Cup Final Victory for Elite Football Academy Team

The Elite Football Academy team claimed a 3-2 victory following an outstanding second half performance.

The King James Elite Football Academy Team is celebrating victory in the North East Colleges Development League Cup Final.

In a hard-fought match at Gateshead International Arena, our Sixth Form team beat Gateshead College 3-2 despite trailing 2-0 at half-time. With renewed energy and determination, our players returned to the pitch for the second half and saw off the strong home team with three outstanding goals by Steven D, Ryan P and Jack M.

Our students, and those in the wider-world who couldn't attend the match were able to listen to live commentary via BishopFM.

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