Boss hails ‘complete striker’ Scarlett

10-year-old among talented goal aces making their mark in thrilling youth league fixtures

Thursday, 31st March — By Zakaria Taibi

Kentish Town FC Under-12s - cup champions

Kentish Town FC won the Under-12s 7v7 A Cup

STAR striker Scarlett Mitchell was one of many shining young footballers to leave their mark on the Regent’s Park Youth League on Saturday.

Bagging herself a brace, the Kentish Town FC captain helped her team beat London Soccer Stars (LSS) in the final of the Under-12s 7v7 A Cup. There was also an own goal in the mix as Kentish Town won 3-0.

Scarlett, aged 10, was also instrumental in the team’s 3-1 win against Northwest Academy in the semi-finals after netting a hat-trick.

Scarlett Mitchell

Head coach of Kentish Town, Thomas Looney, said: “With the top scorer being the only girl in the team, Scarlett is unplayable at times and a complete striker.

“This special group of players deserve a lot of credit, winning a cup playing a year up is not easy.”

Kentish Town were also crowned champions of the Under-13s Red League, finishing the season with an impressive record of 11 wins and just one defeat.

United Dragons won the Under-11s C2 Cup final after a penalty shootout

Inspired by two stunning free-kicks from Ed Bullman, Islington-based LSS overcame Queen’s Park Tiger Sharks 2-0 in the final of the Under-12s 9v9 A1 Cup to be crowned champions.

The previous Saturday, United Dragons were made to dig deep against Priory Park FC in the Under-11s C2 Cup final.

Queen’s Park Shady Sharks beat Primrose Hill to win the Under-11s C1 Cup

After ending 1-1 in normal time, the Dragons won a nail-biting penalty shootout 4-3, with Ambroise Meyfret scoring the deciding spot-kick.

In the Under-11s C1 Cup, Leo Baker scored the only goal as Queen’s Park Shady Sharks beat Primrose Hill 1-0.

Primrose Hill celebrate winning the B Cup in the Under-15s age group

In the Under-15s age group Primrose Hill lifted the B Cup following a 3-0 victory against Canada Blanch. Adam Canty, Leon White and Charlie Henry were all able to grab a goal each.

Kentish Town FC’s Under-14s squad wrapped up a memorable league and cup double as they beat Just Play FC 2-1 in a thrilling League Cup final

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