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School Sport: Football success for Marshalls Park

PUBLISHED: 07:30 12 October 2018

The latest football news (pic: David Davies/PA)

The latest football news (pic: David Davies/PA)

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Marshalls Park pupils have had plenty of success on the football field so far this term.

The year eight squad began their Havering Cup campaign with an 8-3 win over Bower Park and beat Royal Liberty 4-1 in the League Cup.

V Agyemang, R Fry and C Hubbard produced the key performances and teacher Paul Aylett said: “We’ve been trying to reduce the amount of touches and time on the ball and it just worked for them.

“It’s great to start with a win and the team played some fantastic football and should have scored more.”

The year 10s defeated Hornchurch High 4-1 in the Essex Cup to set up a tie with Shenfield.

It took Park a while to break the opposition down, but some clinical finishing helped them progress and Aylett added: “It was a hard game. You win comfortably but you don’t play that well. We will have to be better in the next round when we take on the National champions.”

Park tasted defeat in the League Cup, going down 4-3 to Redden Court after falling three goals behind, but took their first point with a 2-2 draw against Royal Liberty.

Aylett said: “The boys worked extremely hard to get it back in the second half. We missed fantastic chances to draw level in the last five minutes.

“The boys showed they can grind out a result after securing their first points. Park played well in the second half which was really promising.”

The year 11s romped to a 7-0 win over Lister in the Essex Cup and meet last year’s finalists Hall Mead next.

“We’ve played them a few times and it has been close,” said Aylett. “They got to the final last year so it will be a great chance for the boys to test themselves against a talented team.”

Park also teamed up with Premiership Experiences to take students to Manchester for a tour of the Etihad Stadium before watching Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

“It was a great day and both the coach company and tour guide spoke highly of our students and their behaviour,” said Aylett, who is planning a trip to Milan next year.

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