12th June 2015
Junior Football Leaders Festival 2015
STB organised a Football Festival for the Primary Schools on Friday 12th June. A record 158 pupils took part in the competition with 11 pitches being used at all times. 11 Junior Football Leaders from Year 10 refereed the games, along with Thomas Mason from Year 11. They have been coaching football in the primaries over the last 2 months and this festival is the final stage of their Junior Football Leaders qualification.
There was a competitive 7 a side league with 4 teams entered – Ravensmead, St Chads, Richard Heathcote and Wood Lane. Thomas Mason and Morgan Fox were in charge of this competition, as they are qualified referees.
|St Chads||Ravensmead||Wood Lane|
The friendly leagues consisted of teams playing 5 a side with 6 teams in each league, with 18 teams playing in total. The Year 10 pupils ran this competition successfully.
Stoke City league:
|St Chads Pinks||Richard Heathcote Greens and St Chads Yellows||Richard Heathcote Reds and Ravensmead Oranges|
Port Vale League:
|Wood Lane Reds||St Chad Oranges||Ravensmead Non-Bibs and Richard Heathcote Blues|
Crewe Alex League:
|Ravensmead Greens||Ravensmead Pinks||Richard Heathcote Yellows|
In addition there were 20 prizes for pupils who had worked very well during the festival and received a sporting prize. This included pupils who tried their best, showed good sportsmanship and had excellent team spirit. The Year 10 pupils nominated the prize winners.
Thanks go to the PE department for helping with the organisation of the day, as well as Year 9 leaders who collated the results – Olivia Nixon, Emma Hancock, Alex Parsons and Megan Perry.
Well done to the Junior Football leaders: Morgan Fox, Ryan Moss, Joe Pattison, Jordan Stanley, Harry Finlay, Joe Rutter, Josh Bishop, Callum Henshall, Joe Taylor, Jack Walker and Charlie Awde.