Brilliant Buckswood footballers lift national title

Buckswood School were crowned national champions after defeating St Mary’s College 3-1 in the final of the ESFA U15 PlayStation F.C. Small Schools’ Cup.

Buckswood lift the cup
Buckswood lift the cup

More than 6,000 teams entered the 2019-20 competitions in September 2019 seeking a place in the finals.

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Buckswood took an early lead through Fumiya Elliot Morgan and doubled the lead when Morgan was set up by Edmond Anyoka. Buckswood had to rely on the excellent Nik Emil

Peters in goal to keep out St Mary’s before Rui Mitomi sealed the game in stoppage time.

Amid jubilant scenes captain JJ Walker lifted the trophy for Buckswood’s second national win in recent years.