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Thousands cheer on youngsters at annual tournament
YOUTH football teams came from across the county to take part in Canvey Island FCs annual youth tournament.
More than 2,500 people came to watch the event and more than 500 youngsters competed at the Park Lane club’s popular tournament on Saturday, with more than 100 teams ranging from under-6s to under-12s coming to the island to try and win their age group.
A player from Island girls (pink) evades a chaser from Colebrook Royals (blue)
The winners in the Under-9s category were Upminster Park Royals, U-10s – Buckhurst Hill Royals, U-11s – FITC Academy, and Colebrook Royals FC won the U-12 girls event.
A Leighwood United player prepares to shoot under pressure from a Great Danes player
A Byron Redstar youngster closes down a Tigers runner
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