FC Bracknell Wolves U10s celebrate their success in a regional football tournament
FC Bracknell were able to celebrate a weekend of success after the Girls’ Wolves Under-10 side lifted a trophy in a regional tournament.
At the start of last season, FC Bracknell reintroduced dedicated women’s football, establishing the FC Bracknell Wolves side at seven under 10, training on Thursday evenings and playing in the Berkshire League.
After a year of learning and improving each week, the girls and parents traveled to Butlins Minehead on Friday 22nd April to compete in the ESF Regional Tournament.
The girls played four games on Saturday and Sunday against some very good teams. Although they didn’t have a regular goalkeeper, each girl took turns in goal and all performed brilliantly.
Coming on Saturday night, Wolves topped their group after winning both of their games.
This was followed by a draw on Sunday and despite losing in their last match, it was more than enough for the girls to lift the trophy much to the delight of players and parents.
The effort and determination of the team could never be questioned. Players, coaches and parents were praised for their encouragement and support for all teams, receiving positive feedback from other teams, referees and tournament organizers.
On Sunday evening, the girls were presented with the trophy by ex-England internationals Rachel Yankey and Danny Murphy. To cap off the weekend, Jessica Scruby picked up the weekend’s highlight award for a fantastic save that helped Wolves lift the trophy.
Having won the tournament, the girls now advance to the grand final which will be played at St. George’s Park in June.
Next year, the team switches to nine-a-side football.
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