CTA football tournament
On Friday 6th March 2020 we made the long trip to Winterfold School to take part in the Worcestershire CTA football tournament. We joined 11 other schools in the Under 11s group. We started in good form and managed to win our first game against St Joseph’s Warndon 2-1. We were awarded a penalty at 1-1, which Orlando confidently smashed into the top corner. We then played St Bedes Middle who put us under early pressure. Although we tried hard we were defeated 3-0. Next up we played St Ambrose and although we battled hard we were defeated 1-0. After a good start we were determined to get back to winning ways and we took an early lead in our next game against St Joseph’s Malvern. They pegged us back to 1-1, however in the last few seconds Orlando broke free into space and scored to make it 2-1. Our last game was against the hosts Winterfold. We dominated the early stages and were unlucky to concede at the end of the first half. We were defeated 3-0 and found ourselves in 4th place in the league. Our morning wasn’t finished though as we had a final game against local rivals St Mary’s Evesham to fight for 7th place overall. We nearly went behind early on to an Evesham attack, but Oliver continued his fine scoring form and we won 2-0. Overall a great effort against much bigger schools than ourselves.