Westmorland County FA County Cups reach their conclusion
Senior Challenge Cup sponsored by Kirkby Lonsdale Bathrooms
Kendal Town 2 – Penrith AFC Reserves 1
Congratulations to Kendal Town for winning their first piece of silverware for 30years. Penrith bowed out with their heads held high as they held out against a strong Kendal team before succumbing to the winning goal in the 90th minute.
Women’s Senior Challenge Cup
Kendal Town Ladies 0 – GT7 Academy Ladies 8
The first Women’s Senior Challenge cup final in the county’s 125 year history saw GT7 prove to be too strong for Kendal Town with a Joanne Thompson hattrick contributing to the GT7 victory.
Benevolent Trophy sponsored by Paintwell
Penrith AFC Reserves 0 – Kirkoswald 3
Kirkoswald put on a fantastic performance to see them secure the Benevolent Trophy for the first time since 2014. Two goals from Niall Renwick sealed the victory for them on an entertaining evening.
Junior Cup sponsored by Carnforth Print & Design
Milnthorpe Corinthians Reserves 0 – Lunesdale 2
Two goals from Ben Collinson saw Lunesdale prevail in a hard fought final and win the competition they last won in 2000.
Sunday 23rd April - YOUTH FINALS DAY
Kirkby Lonsdale Youth 1 v Penrith AFC Juniors 4
Kirkby Lonsdale frustrated Penrith for large parts of the game but Penrith’s quality came through in the end and helped them to complete the league and cup double for this season.
Minor Cup sponsored by Baxendale Fitness
Ambleside United Youth 1 v Wattsfield Youth 2
This was a close fought game before Wattsfield were able to just edge it with a thunderous 25 yard half volley in extra time.
Under 13 Cup sponsored by Matty’s Barber Shop
Wattsfield United Youth 6 v Wattsfield Youth 0
An entertaining final between two teams that know each other well. Wattsfield United proved the stronger team with a well deserved victory.
The Dallam Tower Cup sponsored by Webbs Kitchens
Kendal United Colts 1 v Milnthorpe Town 3
A repeat of last season’s under 13 cup final saw Milnthorpe come out on top after another tight game between two evenly matched sides.
SM Jones Trophy sponsored by Bowes Dairy
Wattsfield United Youth 5 v Kirkby Stephen Youth 0
This was a fantastic final with the Kirkby Stephen U11 team playing a year group up, they contributed to a great game of football with Wattsfield proving the stronger team on the day.
Under 12 girls cup sponsored by Joeys
Wattsfield United Girls 1 v Kendal United Ladies & Girls Cobras 2
A really close game where Kendal United were victorious with a fantastic second goal just before the final whistle.
Under 14 girls cup sponsored by Joeys
Wattsfield Youth Girls 3 v Kendal United Ladies & Girls 1
Another close game, before two goals in quick succession saw Wattsfield come out on top.
Under 16 girls cup sponsored by Joeys
Wattsfield Youth Girls 1 v Kendal United Ladies & Girls 0
Took a magnificent solo effort to win a tight game.
All of our girls’ finals were really competitive with an incredibly high standard of football being played by all.
A special mention should also go to all of our mascots from the various cup finals, Kendal United U7’s, Kirkby Stephen U7’s, GT7 academy, Milnthorpe U9’s and Kendal United U10 girls.
We would like to thank Kendal Town, Kendal County and Wattsfield for the use of their facilities and pitches for the finals. Well done to all the teams taking part and volunteers who contributed to some fantastic games. A big well done to all of the match officials, some taking charge of a cup final for the first time. Thank you to all of the cup sponsors for your support of the competitions this season.
Match day programmes are still available if anyone would like a copy, please contact; firstname.lastname@example.org