The Keele International Tournament (ex Umbro Cup) was played at Keele University over a four day period towards the end of July. This is the biggest tournament in Britain and attracts over 400 teams from 25 countries – it’s renowned as being one of the best in the World for Youth football. Two groups of five made up the under 16s competition with teams from England , USA , Canada,Kenya and Norway taking part. On the first day Westella & Willerby opened their program with a 3-0 victory over the USA team, San Antonio Lions, this is an elite team that have recruited players from many states in America. The second day paired them, against Silverdale Athletic, a local team from Stoke on Trent , which Westella won 4-2. On the third day Westella played two games, the first against Nordstrand Boys from Oslo , Norway . This is…
Manchester United aren’t the only team looking for a new No.1… Rich Hardy’s under 11’s are also looking for a new goalkeeper for the forthcoming season and all budding young keepers can call Rich on 07866 673045 to discuss the next training sessions.
Sat 3rd June 2011, Westella & Willerby u12’s attended the FA Yorkshire & North East Regional Youth Futsal Finals in Bradford, Westella Started the 1st Game drawing 2-2, then two 1-0 wins and a 2-0 win meant that they finished top of the group, but the hard work didn’t stop there as 1st & 2nd in the group then had to playoff to see who qualified to go to the National finals in Birmingham on 2nd July, Westella Got a commanding 4-2 win to Win the regionals and go to Birmingham. The Boys gave an excellent account of football under the Westella Name, Well done to Kieran Bartlett, Danny Harrison, Kieran Wares, Luke Salas, Callum Magee, Jacob Collins(Capt), Joe Wood, Danny Eglen Thanks Simon Wares Manager U12’s
Darren Rowbottom’s new team needs more players for the forthcoming season. Training is held at St Thomas More School between 6pm and 7pm with games being played at the School on a saturday morning between 10am and 11.30am. Please email Darren or call him on 07833430296 to ask any questions. Get in Touch!