Cardross Primary through to National Finals of Scottish schools football competition

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Published Date: 

15 Feb 2012 - 13:24

Cardross Primary School has emerged victorious after the last match of the West District Final of the Scottish Schools Football Competition on Thursday the 9th February 2012 at Toryglen Stadium in Glasgow. The Argyll and Bute school are now West District Champions.

The team will now go on to compete in the National Finals as one of the top eight teams in Scotland.

On their way to the finals the team have won the Christian Aid Trophy in May and the Ardencaple Cup in November last year and finished at the top undefeated in the last qualifying round at the Firhill Complex in Glasgow.

The Cardross Primary team is made up with boys from Primary 5 to 7 and they are coached by teacher Nick Hendry. They were cheered on by a large crowd at Toryglen Stadium where they won their last three matches 2-1, 3-1 and 2-0.

Argyll and Bute Council education spokesperson Councillor Ellen Morton, said “I’d like to congratulate Cardross Primary in their achievement. The boys and Mr Hendry have all worked hard to get to the National Finals and I’d like to wish them luck and look forward to them bringing home the trophy”.