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Wednesday, 02 December 2015
The Boys' Division's U13 football team has made it through to the quarter finals of the Independent Schools' Football Association (ISFA) Cup, where, on Tuesday 8 December, they will meet local rivals Bury Grammar School.
Earlier in the competition, the Bolton side overcame The Grange 9-1 in Round 1 with goals from Hunter, Spencer-McDermott, Speakman, Goloba (2) and Williams-Denton (4). In Round 2 they beat Moorgate School, 4-3 on penalties after a 4-4 draw in which Goloba and Spencer-McDermott both netted twice. The Bolton boys overcame Priory School 4-2 in their last 16 fixture with goals from Johnson, Williams-Denton, Jackson and Diggle.
Their coach, Mr Johnson, said: "The lads have played some fantastic football over the recent months and deserve the opportunity of trying to get to the last four of a national competition. We are one of only 2 Northern teams left in the competition. We lost to Bury in a recent Saturday fixture so the boys will have to raise their game if they are to progress to the semi-final."
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