Proof that football really is a religion... the team who a-spire to great things

Chichester Cathedral have formed a football team and they emerged victorious after challenging teams from Portsmouth and Guildford Cathedrals to matches.

The Chichester Cathedral team
The Chichester Cathedral team

The Chichester team beat Portsmouth Cathedral 9-2 and Guildford Cathedral 10-0.

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The team are pictured – back row, left to right: Cathedral Chancellor Canon Dr Anthony Cane; Chris Pilgrim; Timothy Ravalde; Will Waine; Tom Castle; front, left to right: Alex Dance; Tom Pieczora; Graeme Battigelli; Stefan Kennedy.

Ruth Poyner, Cathedral spokeswoman, said: “We are very proud of our victorious football team. Many of them are also members of the Cathedral choir... they might sing like angels but clearly don’t play football in the same manner.”