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Brent boys beaten on penalties by Basildon

PUBLISHED: 16:00 01 May 2019

The Brent Schools' FA under-12 boys' football team face the camera (pic: BSFA)

The Brent Schools' FA under-12 boys' football team face the camera (pic: BSFA)

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There was heartbreak for the Brent Schools' FA under-12 boys' football team as they were beaten on penalties by Basildon in the Brent Super Cup.

In a close game, the two sides cancelled each other out as the fixture ended 0-0 which prompted the need for a shootout to decide the victor.

Brent lost the shootout after Basildon netted all five of their penalties, but could still be proud of their efforts.

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'The boys did really well and worked extremely hard,” said coach Michel Farrell.

“It would be hard to pick a man of the match they all battled hard and did extremely well.”

There was better news for the Brent under-nine girls' football team, however, as they beat AC Finchley Central 7-4 in a thrilling encounter.

Eabha Kennedy netted six times for Brent in the win, with Suki Bell nabbing the other goal.

The Brent under-11 girls' team, meanwhile, gave a good account of themselves in a series of 20-minute periods against AFC Wembley's under-nine boys' side.


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