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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Waterford Street Soccer League

The 2013 Street Soccer League, a Waterford Sports Partnership & F.A.I. initiative, ran for five weeks on Tuesdays from 6.30-8.30pm from 2nd to 30th July at Williamstown All Weather Pitches. Teams from Avondale, Ballybeg, Crystal Court, Birchwood, The Grange, Farronshoneen, Gracedieu and Fairfield Park took part in glorious sunny weather.

This year’s league consisted of two age groups, U-10’s and U-13’s. Five teams made up the U-10 section and six teams made up the U-13’s. The Street Soccer League had 83 participants (78 male, 5 female) with an average of 8 young people per squad. The league was a 6- a-side format with each team playing two games a night. Avondale completed the double for the first time in the League's history, winning both the U-10’s and U-13’s after an intensely close final game in the U-13 section.
U-10 Street Soccer participants
Back Row (L-R Gary Power FAI, Debbie Coughlan Street Soccer Administer, Mark Gavin Community Garda, Micheal Looby FAI, Brian O Neill Waterford Sports Partnership.)
On the final night, the young people mixed and matched with each other, playing 9- a- side games, just for fun. Community Garda Mark Gavin handed out the medals, which were kindly sponsored by An Garda Síochána, and the winning teams received their trophies.

There was a great atmosphere on the final night of the event with many parents in attendance.
Waterford Sports Partnership would like to thank Williamstown Sports Complex for hosting the event, the F.A.I., and in particular the local coaches and volunteers for without them, this event would not be possible.
For further information on Street Soccer please contact:
Brian O’Neill, Youth Sports Development Officer on 086 0201219
Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.  Tel: 058 21190
Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.  Tel: 051 849855
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