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Gidea Park Rangers’ under-10 girls team crowned cup champions

PUBLISHED: 12:33 18 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:24 18 May 2017

Gidea Park Rangers' under-10 girls football team have won theEssex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup. Picture: Scott Laws

Gidea Park Rangers' under-10 girls football team have won theEssex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup. Picture: Scott Laws

Scott Laws

A team of young footballers have emerged victorious after they won the Essex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup on Sunday, May 14.

Gidea Park Rangers' under-10 girls football team have won theEssex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup. Picture: Scott LawsGidea Park Rangers' under-10 girls football team have won theEssex County Girls Football League’s under-10 Presidents Cup. Picture: Scott Laws

Captained by Sienna Biagioni, nine, the Gidea Park Rangers – which practices at Frances Bardsley Academy, Brentwood Road, Romford – were crowned champions at the Ford Sports and Social Club in Basildon.

Team manager Scott Laws, 36, said: “You cannot believe some of them have been playing for just four months.

“Literally [some] have just come into football.

“I am so proud of all the girls the improvement they have made is amazing and a joy to watch.

“I already have three daughters but it’s like having 11 more.”

Club chairman, Paul Fairey added: “We have put a lot of commitment into growing girls participation and the win was a result of lots of hard work.”

On the day the team beat Colebrook Royals 1-0, Dunmow Rhodes 2-0 and Chelmsford City 2-0.

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