Girls through to national football finals

The under-13 girls football team from The John Henry Newman School in Stevenage are in the last 32 in the country. They beat Beaumont 3-1 in the county cup final which means that they will now represent Hertfordshire in the national competition. PE teach

The under-13 girls' football team from The John Henry Newman School in Stevenage are in the last 32 in the country.

They beat Beaumont 3-1 in the county cup final which means that they will now represent Hertfordshire in the national competition.

PE teacher and team coach James French said:?"This is an absolutely superb achievement considering that some of these girls had barely kicked a ball before in their lives.

"Their sheer hard work and dedication in training has really paid off and they got what they deserved."


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Their performance in the final was their best so far. Goals from Elanor Pisapia, Vanessa Wilson and Jasmine Clive ensured a convincing 3-1 win.

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