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Over 240 schoolboys from across west London flocked to Goals, Alperton, on Wednesday 28th November, all dreaming of a place at this year’s finals at the national stadium.
Christchurch came out on top in the decider, coming from behind to defeat Pinkwell to secure their spot at the Area finals at Reading FC in March 2014.
“These days are what being involved in football are all about,” Matt O’Brien, School Sport & Integration Manager, told www.qpr.co.uk. “Seeing so many happy faces, you could tell the children were in love with their football.
“This is also a great chance for children to be spotted by professional clubs; it gives them the chance to showcase their talent which they may never get to do.
“Congratulations to our winners Christchurch Primary School. We wish them all the best in the regional finals wearing their new blue and white hoops!”
The nationwide six-a-side competition provides youngsters with the chance to represent their local Football League club on the national stage, with exciting prizes for participating schools, as well as individuals, up for grabs along the way.
The Kids Cup is an Under-11 competition culminating in three Wembley finals across the Football League Play-Off weekends in May 2014.
Over 20,000 school children from 2,500 schools take part in the annual tournaments, which reward the finalists with an unforgettable trip to Wembley – including overnight accommodation, a stadium tour and the chance to play on the most famous pitch in the country.