The Magnificent 11

Hedge End Rangers U11A

Hedge End Rangers U11A

Hedge End Rangers U11A team have made it through to the Semi-Finals of the Hampshire Cup after a nail biting victory over Portsmouth based Moneyfields. More remarkable was that the team has only 11 players who have stuck together and battled on despite injury and illness.

Despite taking an early lead, they fell behind and with minutes to go they trailed 4-2. However the team spirit shone through and with seconds to spare they came through 5-4 winners.

It’s been a difficult first season, but the pride and determination shown to get this far is a credit to the players and their parents.

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  7 comments for “The Magnificent 11

  1. January 16, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    What an excellent photo.

    Well done Hedge End Rangers.
    Good luck for the semi-final.

  2. Colin Chamberlain
    January 18, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    Fantastic result and we parents and grandparents were so proud of all the boys hard work to get this result. after such a tough season so far and i think Dave played every kick in the second half. wishing Dave and the boys all the best in the semi.

  3. Richard Bauck
    January 18, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    Well done Dave and your fantastic players, they are a credit to you, their parents and the Club.

  4. Chris Bond
    January 19, 2012 at 8:04 am

    Well done boys and Dave! A brilliant Cup run. Good luck in the Semi Final 🙂

  5. Daryl Presdee
    January 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Fantastic game, well done to Dave and the boys for a brilliant fight back and making us all very proud; let’s keep it going. Blue teams have a habit of winning cups.

  6. Linda
    January 19, 2012 at 7:55 pm


  7. Will and Sheila
    January 19, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    Very well done, boys. Keep it up. Best wishes for the semi- and hopefully, the final.

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