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Thursday, 07 April 2011
In a thrilling Town Cup final, Bolton School Boys' Division
U12s' football team overcame Turton High School 4-3 in an
action packed second half.
After a goalless first half Bolton quickly opened the
scoring after the re-start, only to find themselves
quickly pegged back. And so began a dramatic second-half
which ended up 2-2 and enthralled the large crowd.
Turton took the lead in extra-time, Bolton found an
equaliser before going on to win the game with a late
penalty, Sheer perseverance combined with equal measures of
skill had seen the home team finally win through. It is the
fifth time in the last seven years that the School has won this
The School also played host to the other Town Cup age group
finals in an afternoon of wonderful football. In the U13s
final St Joseph's beat Turton, St James' beat St Joseph's at the
U14 level and Turton beat St Joseph's in a thrilling penalty shoot
out in the U15s cup.
Congratulations to all the boys involved!
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