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United toast Pilgrim Cup success

5 months ago By Craig Singleton

RAF College Cranwell played host to the annual Pilgrim Cup tournament at the weekend.

Over 130 teams took part across the prestigious two-day event, which was played in glorious sunshine throughout, with all age groups represented from under-7s through to under-16s.

Teams came from far and wide including Birmingham City, Cardiff City, Leeds United, Nottingham Forest, Preston North End, Stoke City, Sunderland and Welsh side The New Saints, plus neighbours Lincoln City.
 
United chairman David Newton told bufc.co.uk: "It was a tremendous advert for elite football and my thanks go to everybody who took part across the weekend. There was some excellent football played and it was great to have so many established clubs with us.
 
"Through extensive planning, the weekend ran very smoothly and I would like to pay tribute to everybody who helped run the event, from our staff members to our volunteers and college students who made everything go smoothly. The staff at RAF Cranwell could not have been more helpful.
 
"We received fantastic feedback from clubs attending and we look forward to welcoming everybody back again in 2019 and building on the success of this year's event."
 
ROLL OF HONOUR 2018

Under-7s
Champions:
Birmingham City
Runners-Up: TS Academy

Under-8s
Champions:
Birmingham City
Runners-Up: Santos Panthers

Under-9s
Champions:
Stoke City
Runners-Up: Nottingham Forest

Under-10s
Champions:
Cardiff City
Runners-Up: Nottingham Forest

Under-11s
Champions:
Nottingham Forest
Runners-Up: Stoke City

Under-12s
Champions:
Cardiff City
Runners-Up: Stoke City

Under-13s
Champions:
FITC Academy
Runners-Up: Nottingham Forest

Under-14s
Champions:
Lincoln City
Runners-Up: Lincoln City

Under-15s
Champions:
FITC Academy
Runners-Up: Chorley

Under-16s
Champions:
The New Saints
Runners-Up: PB Soccer

Updated 19:22 - 8 May 2018 by Craig Singleton

Where next?

Pilgrims reveal sponsorship total Boston United's goals and clean sheets sponsorship initiative for 2017-2018 raised a total of £1,640.
Date set for Under-21s final Boston United will travel to Lincoln United for the grand final of the Lincolnshire FA Under-21 Development League campaign on Thursday evening.

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Sat 20 Oct
a
First Team Darlington
League 15:00
Sun 21 Oct
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League 14:00
Sat 27 Oct
h
First Team Hereford
League 15:00

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