Young talent at annual Grix Cup

The Stevenage Mini Soccer League hosted the 27th running of the Grix Cup five-a-side tournament over the festive period. It was staged two days after Christmas at the Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre for member clubs at under-seven, eight and nine level.

The Stevenage Mini Soccer League hosted the 27th running of the Grix Cup five-a-side tournament over the festive period.

It was staged two days after Christmas at the Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre for member clubs at under-seven, eight and nine level.

This league is unique among local leagues in hosting such a tournament indoors in mid season, with 20 teams taking part.

The under-nine competition saw Gresley Way Juniors (pictured left) beat Stevenage Colts 3-0 in the final.

The under-eight final was played out by Fairlands Youth and FC Comets, Fairlands prevailing 2-0.

And the last final of the day, the under-sevens, saw Rising Stars (pictured above) win 2-0 against Gresley Way Juniors.