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Brampton girls suffer penalty shoot-out heartbreak at regional finals

PUBLISHED: 07:00 06 March 2020

Brampton Primary School girls football team reached the regional finals (Pic: Pat Hector)

Brampton Primary School girls football team reached the regional finals (Pic: Pat Hector)

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Brampton Primary girls football team narrowly missed out on winning the regional finals of the Premier League Cup in a penalty shoot-out against Great Leighs.

The event included the top 20 qualifying schools out of the 500 schools in East London and Essex where they impressed heavily throughout the event.

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They sealed four wins in the group stages to bag a spot in the quarter-finals, 1-0 over Snaresbrook, 2-0 against St Mary's, 3-0 over St Saviour, and a 6-0 victory against Tyrells.

It was a comfortable 3-0 win over Aldersbrook to progress into the semi-finals where they were victorious with a 1-0 score line over Churchfields.

In the final it was a 1-1 draw against Great Leighs before they lost 7-6 in a penalty shoot-out to finish as runners-up.

The girls will now go on to represent the West Ham Region on Wednesday, March, 25 in the play-offs at Chelsea's Cobham training ground as they try bag a spot in the finals at Watford Stadium.


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