Match Report: Premier League Under 16 Open Schools’ Cup for Boys’ National Final

Monday 08 May 2017By ESFA Office

Last Updated:
30/05/2017 08:51:54

Ravens Wood School (Bromley SFA) 0-1 Reddish Vale High School (Stockport SFA)

In the last of four Premier League U16 National Finals to take place in Manchester for this season, Reddish Vale were to become victorious on home turf.

Reddish Vale High School were confirmed as the winners of the 2017 Premier League Under 16 Open Schools’ Cup for Boys’ after narrowly beating Ravens Wood School 1-0 in a tight affair at the Manchester Regional Arena on Tuesday 25 April 2017. In this final U16 Schools’ Cup match, played over the 24th and 25th April, this Open Schools’ Cup tournament came to a dramatic close, packed full of highly contested skill, portrayed by the two squads that had battled it out through seven prior rounds. Matthew Daly scored the only goal of the game in the 26th minute to crown Reddish Vale High School as champions, in a closely contested final. Both sides deserve tremendous credit for the entertaining spectacle that they produced in front of a large crowd of supporters, mostly made up of local team, Reddish Vale’s school pupils, in challenging weather conditions.

Ravens Wood School, accepted their defeat gracefully and thoroughly deserved their applause during the post-match presentation.

Full Time: Ravens Wood School 0-1 Reddish Vale High School

Squads Lists

Ravens Wood School

No.

1

Timwalade Fujamade

2

Scott Jarvis

3

Henry O’Neil

4

Ben Leeson

5

George Aris

6

Oscar Smith

7

Joe Cregeen

8

Owen Seddon

9

Harry Smith

10

Spencer Cripps

11

Josh Teeluck

12

Sam Skeffington

14

Tom Hallett

15

Alex Woolard

16

Todd Rodriguez

18

Joe Dolby

Reddish Vale High School

No.

1

Harvey Wood

2

Jay Stringer

3

Jake Humphries

4

Brandon Lockett

5

Dante Blissett

6

Regan Mannion

7

Niall Kirwin (C)

8

Cameron Hill

9

Luke Lloyd

10

Matthew Daly

11

Kieran McTeggart

12

Harry Hatton

14

Ronny Pepe

15

Kyle Rawlinson

16

Chris Reed

Match Officials

Referee: Steve Martin

Assistant Referees: Kyle Mowbray & Steve Turton

Fourth Official: Callum Jones

Watch again...

https://www.youtube.com/embed/62PXsi2GI4Y

The ESFA would like to place on record its thanks to the staff at the Manchester Regional Arena for hosting the event, to Chris Foy at the PGMOL for Referee appointments and to the Premier League for their continued support and sponsorship of this competition.

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