LEICESTERSHIRE FA WIN TITLE ON FINAL DAY

Leicestershire & Rutland County FA’s Under-18 Representative side secured the Midlands Counties Youth Football Championship title with a 4-0 victory over Birmingham FA on the final day of the season.

Taking place at Holmes Park on Sunday 28 May, Leicestershire FA needed all three points to claim the title, whilst their counterparts and reigning champions Birmingham FA only needed a draw to retain the trophy.

A comfortable 4-0 victory followed, which delighted manager Nimesh Patel, who said: “To win on the final day at home was fantastic. I have really tried to help educate the players this season on the tactical side of the game, and they have been fantastic.”

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