Springfield school played Admiral Lord Nelson on Tuesday, 25th April in the Portsmouth Under 15’s News Cup Final, after knocking Priory School out in the semi-finals. Springfield started the game slowly in the first half but eventually grew into the game. In the first half, there were a few chances for springfield that should have been scored but there were no real chances for the Admiral side. After half time it was still 0-0 even after George Burgess (10S) put a ball into the box from a free kick which was met by a header from Jacob Mulligan (10R) but the goal was disallowed. The deadlock was broken by Tom Bullock (10S), who scored from a Rhys Lloyd (10D) cross. The score wasn’t 1-0 for long as a well worked goal from the midfield led to an inside-the-box finish from Eddie Davies (10E) assisted again by Rhys Lloyd (10D). After going 2-0 down Admiral made a valiant effort, ending in a goal where the goalkeeper was beaten. In the last 10 minutes, Springfield battled well and held the ball to hold onto the victory. This ended with a hard earned win from a strong, Springfield side.
George Mardle, 10S