Here at Verge, we are proud to announce our favourite team the Selsdon Lions has won the Tandridge League U7 Spring Cup!
We were invited along to watch the finals earlier this month at the home ground of Chipstead FC where we watched the Lions take on the Bromley Ravens, and we were not disappointed! The boys had knocked out four teams to make it to the finals, and it proved to be a great fight!
Verge has watched the progression of this team since initially being asked to be the official team sponsor at the start of the season! Having grown up in the area and played Sunday league footy himself, our CEO Andre jumped at the chance to be involved in sponsoring a local team – after all, it’s one step closer to being the official sponsor to an NBA team!
We’ve had the pleasure of watching several home games for the boys and with a score sheet that now displays 200 goals in 15 games and being totally undefeated the whole season, we know we have backed the right team!
The team consists of seven boys who all have bright futures whether it’s in the game or not! But we would like to put our claim to fame on some of these boys and say we called it here first when they appear on the England team sheet! Chris White, who does a phenomenal job encouraging the boys and training them each week, manages the team!
One of the main reasons Verge is loving being part of this team is the family values behind it. The boys have a strong following of very dedicated supporters extended out from mums and dads on the sideline, to grandparents, aunts, uncles and most importantly, these boys have fun and work as such a great team with this being their first full season playing together. And let’s face it, with those stats it’s clearly been a blinder of a season for them! (Although of course, it’s the taking part that counts – said no football fan ever).
As the season draws to a close on a personal note I would like to thank The Verge team, in particular, Eva and Andre Dixon for being such amazing sponsors and helping us step out on pitch looking and feeling like winners in the amazing Verge Strip!!!
So from one footy mum/reporter I’d like to say “Championes, Championes!!! Ole, Ole, Ole!!!!”
The Selsdon Lions U7 Team
Written by: Sian Owen
Mum/Writer/General Wonder Woman