Walter Evans Win Utilita EFL U11 Kids Cup Qualifying Round
After three days of qualifying and a final at Moor Farm, Walter Evans CE Primary School came out as winners of the qualifying round of the Utilita EFL U 11 Kids Cup.
The tournament saw over 320 children from primary schools from across Derbyshire compete to earn the right to represent Derby County Football Club at the regional round in March. The winner of the regional round will go onto represent their club at Wembley at half time during the EFL League One Play Off Final.
Walter Evans won their qualifying round and booked their place in the regional round with a win in their final game against Brackensdale Primary.
First Team Manager Paul Warne also came down to speak to the players before presenting the winners trophy.
Jack Southwart, PE and Schools Lead, who organised and ran the tournament said: “It was great to see so many schools and pupils taking part in our biggest football competition of the year.
“It’s a fantastic opportunity for students to represent their school and community as well as getting the opportunity to play at Moor Farm and represent Derby County.
“We’re really grateful that Paul Warne took his time to come out and meet the players and present the trophy as well, it was great for the players to meet him and get to spend the time talking to him.”