Hills Road Football team second in the International Holland Cup!
Hills Road Sixth Form College Football Team have just returned from the Netherlands where took part in the International Holland Cup U19's during the Easter weekend in Amsterdam.
They played against seven teams from various EU countries and only lost to the eventual winners, FC Odder, a professional club in the Danish Second Division.
Hills Road came a magnificent second, which is a fantastic achievement, especially as the team were one of the few non-professional teams in the competition.
Hills Road Captain, Jamie Hilton 18, said "The whole team played exceptionally well all weekend.”
“At times we were playing against others who were two age groups above us.”
“We are extremely proud to have come second at our first time in this competition.”
The students returned home with a lavish silver cup and memorabilia from a very enjoyable and successful weekend of football.