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23 September 2013

Reigning Champions advance to next round

Last weekend saw the return of our hugely popular half time shoot-out for schools, and reigning Champions Twydall Primary have taken the first steps to retaining their title after defeating St. William of Perth RC Primary in our first fixture of the season.

cheered them on.GFC Gems, 12 enthusiastic youngsters lined up at the Rainham End ready for their moment in the spotlight as the fans, along with Danny Kedwell, Bradley Dack and the game against BradfordDuring our

The players had seven seconds to score from the edge of the D and could choose to dribble and shoot or simply fire one at goal.

The keepers were allowed to move off their line as soon as the whistle sounded and put the striker under pressure, meaning they both had to think and act fast.

After a competitive encounter it was Twydall who eventually prevailed 4-3 with the goalkeepers having to take the final spot kicks, and they will now go on to play the winner of the Featherby Junior School v Napier Primary School fixture which takes place during our match against the MK Dons on October 5.

Congratulations to Twydall, and we look forward to seeing you in the next round.

here.To view more photos from the shoot-out please click

You can watch the competition as it happened via our YouTube video below.

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