Nene Park in English Schools quarter-finals

The Nene Park Academy team that won at Enfield.
The Nene Park Academy team that won at Enfield.
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A city school have won through to the quarter-finals of a huge national cup competition.

Nene Park Academy beat Enfield Grammar School 2-1 away last week to reach the last eight in the English Schools Under 13 FA Cup.

Jamie Lane and Ricky-Jade Jones scored the goals in the second half of the seventh round match with Enfield grabbing a late consolation effort.

They will now meet the William Edwards Academy from Thurrock at home in the next round on a date still to be arranged. The competition attracted an entry of 360 teams. Last year Nene Park got to the last 32 stage.

Nene Park’s results and scorers in earlier rounds:

Round 6 – beat City of London School 2-0 (Ricky-Jade Jones 2).

Round 5 – beat Robert Bloomfield Academy, Bedford, 4-3 (Ricky-Jade Jones 2, Jayden Richardson 2).

Round 4 – beat Carres Grammar School, Lincs, 3-1 (Ricky-Jade Jones 2, Jamie Lane).

Round 3 – beat Hinchingbrooke, Huntingdon, 1-0 (Connor Peters).

Round 2 – beat St Ivo, St Ives, 4-0 (Connor Peters, Jamie Lane, Ricky-Jade Jones 2).

Round 1 – bye