Independent Schools' Football Association Nationals - 3rd place!
game in the tournament was against Bedales from Hampshire. We had a fast start scoring three goals in
the first half. In the second half the
opposition came out strong keeping the score 3-0 at the full time whistle.
second round of Group A matches we played QEH from Bristol. We comfortably won the match 2-0 not being
our third game we were top of Group A.
We faced Claremont Fan Court from Surrey. In the first half APS dominated but the score
remained 0-0. A free kick in the second
half was denied by the woodwork. Our
opposition then struck having a lucky deflection then falling to their player
who scored. The final result was 0-1.
game was played against Bishopsgate from Surrey. Another game in which we dominated, but it
ended in defeat from a free kick. The
final score was 1-0.
last group game, we needed a win over Cumnor House. We went 1-0 up with a nice finish, but then
we conceded a free kick which was taken by their best player which he scored
from. We fought back and won the game
through into the quarter finals as best third place team. In our next match we faced new Beacon from
Kent. Comfortably we won 1-0 and were now
into the semi-finals.
Whitgift who beat us in the semi-finals last year, but were looking for revenge. Having a slow start we conceded two goals,
but we fought back scoring before half time.
Despite dominating the second half we didn't manage to convert.
In the third
and fourth play-off we faced Foremarke Hall from Derbyshire. We created a lot of chances but didn't take
them. The final score was 0-0. Both teams agreed not to proceed with a
penalty shoot-out but to share third place to round off the tournament.