COUNTY CUP

Hurricanes, Vixens And Hawks Thrive At Holmes ParkĀ 

Holmes Park hosted three thrilling County Cup finals, drawing hundreds of enthusiastic parents and supporters. Here's a brief recap of each game.

Holmes Park was abuzz with excitement last week as it hosted three thrilling County Cup finals, drawing hundreds of enthusiastic parents and supporters. Here's a brief recap of each game.

Sunday Youth U12 Cup Final

The week kicked off with an intense match in the U12 County Cup featuring Kirby Muxloe FC U12 88 against Lutterworth Athletic U12 Hurricanes. The Hurricanes struck first, with Max M converting a penalty in the 6th minute to give his team an early lead. He was instrumental throughout the match, assisting Charlie B's goal in the 27th minute, putting Lutterworth Athletic up 2-0.

Sunday Youth U12 Cup action

Kirby Muxloe battled back, scoring in the second half, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Hurricanes, who secured a 2-1 victory. The Player of the Match was Max M, who displayed outstanding skills and leadership, earning him the Player of the Match accolade. His decisive goal and defensive efforts helped Lutterworth secure the Sunday Youth U12 Cup.

Match Officials: Kyle Bradshaw, Charlie Porter, Alastair Collins and Theo Parsons

Photo credit -  Alexandra Johnson


Howes Percival Girls U11 Cup

Midweek action saw an exciting clash in the Howes Percival Girls Under 11 Cup between Oadby & Wigston U11 Vixens Girls and Leicester City LFC LCL U11. It was a game full of energy and attacking football from both sides.

Girls U11 action

Leicester City LFC played some brilliant football and provided great entertainment for parents and supporters, but ultimately it was Oadby & Wigston who came out on top with a hard-fought victory.

 

Match Officials: Otis Msundire and Faith Msundire

 

Photo credit - Matt Davenport


Sunday Youth U12 Trophy

Rounding off the week, Kibworth Town U12 Falcons faced off against Glenfield United FC U12 Hawks in another high-stakes U12 County Cup match. It was a very tight affair, featuring two quality sides. However, with very few clear-cut chances, Glenfield’s striker Leo H put in a clinical performance and scored a brace in the game, earning him the Player of the Match award and most importantly, winning the Sunday Youth U12 Trophy for his side.

Sunday Youth U12 Trophy action
Match Officials: David Hughes, Isaac Hart, Lucas Brunt and Oliver Kemp

Photo credit -  Alexandra Johnson

Overall, the week was a spectacular showcase of the passion and talent within the Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association. A heartfelt thanks to everyone involved, from the players and coaches to the parents and supporters, for making these County Cup finals an unforgettable experience.

For details on upcoming County Cup final fixtures, visit here.