Oaks enjoy ‘priceless weekend’ at Wembley

Oaks Primary Under-11s enjoyed a ‘priceless’ day when they played in the National Kinder Cup final at Wembley.

Oaks Primary School U11s at Wembley Stadium SUS-150526-141415002
Oaks Primary School U11s at Wembley Stadium SUS-150526-141415002

Representing Crawley Town they narrowly lost 1-0 to Oldham in the final at the scene of the League One play-off final between Preston and Swindon but certainly had a day to remember.

Oaks were given a tour of the stadium and walked on the pitch and in the match itself enjoyed a lot of the play.

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Parent Paul Chesworth said: “Sunday 24th of May 2015 will be a date for eight boys from Crawley to remember for the rest of their life

“Eight boys from the Oaks Primary School got to play at Wembley Stadium before the League One play-off final.

“The boys spent Saturday and Sunday at Wembley where the Football League treated the group like kings with a hotel stay and tour of Wembley inside and outside, as a whole a weekend the boys will never ever forget.

“The boys got to go in the Swindon and Preston changing rooms the royal box, press box and interview areas and of course playing on the hallowed turf of Wembley.

“The boys had an amazing weekend as did the teachers and parents and families of the boys.

Oaks Primary School U11s at Wembley Stadium SUS-150526-140656002

“The game ended in a 1-0 win for Oldham but the Oaks representing Crawley Town played a great game and the result didn’t dampen what was a priceless weekend which every boy will treasure forever.”

Oaks Primary Under-11s: Josh Hallard, Archie Fuller, Jayden Bow, William Sharpe, Callum Chesworth, Harry McKnight, Alessio Pagnani, Oliver Cooper.

Teachers: Nigel Lake, Alan Gunn.

Community coaches: Paul Chesworth, Cathy Howe.

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