A school football team have been named champions of the Hyndburn and Ribble Valley 1st Division.
The year 11 team at Mount Carmel High School in Accrington claimed the title after a 3-1 victory over local rivals Hollins Technology College at Bullough Park.
The goals were scored by Leon Creech, Ben Knowles and Kamran Akhtar who was also voted man of the match.
Team managers Mr Cottam, who is head of year 11 and school PE teacher, and Mr Crighton, who is science teacher and literacy coordinator, said they were both ‘delighted with the lads’.
The team consists of captain Ben Knowles, Dylan Thompson, Leon Creech, Owen Poole, Kamran Akhtar, Oliver Cookson, Matthew Rawlinson, Khubaib Mahfooz, Adam Kiyani, Jay Kemp, Erl Lampa, Matthew Baron and Harvie Chadwick.
Knowles said the match agains Hollins was a ‘crucial game’ as they were both equal on points.
He said they went ‘all out to win’ and ‘felt jubilant’ at the final whistle.
Mount Carmel’s year 7 team will play in the final of the Hyndburn and Ribble Valley cup on Friday, May 15 at Accrington Academy