Champions pipped as new season gets under way

Premier Division champions Half Past 12 EMN-150727-124548002
Premier Division champions Half Past 12 EMN-150727-124548002

The winners of the inaugural Louth Leader Six-a-Side League were presented with their trophies last week as the second season kicked off.

Trophies and medals were presented to the winners and runners-up from the league’s two divisions, while new teams were welcomed for the new campaign.

Championship winners Mark Donner AFC EMN-150727-124600002

Championship winners Mark Donner AFC EMN-150727-124600002

The Premier Division saw newly-promoted Mark Donner AFC edging out last season’s champions Half Past 12 2-1,

#DS9 defeated newcomers BF Pitches 5-0, while Louth Legends grabbed the first week top spot after beating Exeter 6-0.

In a superb final game, last seasons runners-up Bend it like Bendtner (now renamed as Manby FC) lost a thriller, 3-2, against Old Boys.

The Championship also saw four wins as Tetney opened with a 5-0 victory against Louth All Stars.

Job Centre XI swept aside Real SoSoBad 4-0, and Motherwell defeated Subs 2-0.

A late strike from the Ambulance All Stars gave them a 2-1 victory over Dragon Men.

* Spaces are available in the league with free entry and kits available. For more details, call Michael Clark on 07341 810083.