Search

Spurs goalkeeper Brad Friedel honours young footballers in Chigwell

PUBLISHED: 15:30 13 October 2012

A premiership goalkeeper presented trophies and medals to young footballers as part of a national competition.

Tottenham Hotspur player Brad Friedel, visited Chigwell School, High Road, Chigwell to host the Essex and Chigwell round of the new Independent Schools FA U11 national tournament.

The final saw St Edmund’s Prep from Ware, who won the game, take on Forest School, Snaresbrook, for the regional title.

Despite the defeat, Chigwell School has already secured its place in the national finals.

More than 125 schools from across the country have entered the competition which features 12 regional rounds before the finals are played at the newly opened St George’s Park national football centre in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire on April 17.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ilford Recorder. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Ilford Recorder