YOUTH FOOTBALL: Northern Star complete a cup double

Peterborough Northern Star celebrate their PFA Under 18 Cup final win. Picture: David Lowndes
Peterborough Northern Star celebrate their PFA Under 18 Cup final win. Picture: David Lowndes
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Peterborough Northern Star Under 18s completed a cup double yesterday (April 24).

The Peterborough Youth League Division One title-chasers added the PFA Cup to the League Cup they won back in March when beating championship rivals Stamford 2-0 in the final at Chestnut Avenue.

Under 18 PFA Cup final runners-up AFC Stamford. Picture: David Lowndes

Under 18 PFA Cup final runners-up AFC Stamford. Picture: David Lowndes

Ian King put them ahead on the half-hour mark and then James Hill-Seekings netted from the penalty spot deep into injury time.

Northern Star: Ryan Ellwood, James Hill-Seekings, Joseph Kelly, Ian King, Luke Lockhead, William May, Callum Pacey, Bradlee Page, Peter Southee, Trent Stanley, Ruben Teixeira-Rey. Subs: Thomas Branch, George Dowds, Samuel Holmes, Massimo Rocchio.

Stamford: Oliver Bayley, George Mann, Warren McSkelly, Tom Mucklin, Oliver O’Brien, Thomas Phipps, Ryan Plant, Edward Robinson, Jack Scholes, Tom Smith, Daniel Tooth. Subs: James Brompton, Cameron Durrant, Tom Login.

James Hill-Seekings scores ther second Star goal from the penalty spot. Picture: David Lowndes

James Hill-Seekings scores ther second Star goal from the penalty spot. Picture: David Lowndes