Recognition for 35 Academy players

Posted : 31st July 2017 at 13:59:33

The club would like to congratulate the 35 Academy players who took part in a very successful week, competing in the Super Cup NI. Every single player did themselves proud and you are all a credit to your families and the club.

The club had players representing every County, including two who joined up with First Choice soccer and six players competing a year young with ClubNI in the junior section.

The players are as follows;

Co Armagh

Juniors - David Walsh, Jesse Carson, Jack Scott

Seniors - Pablo Andrade

Co Antrim

Juniors - Chris McKee, Trai Hume, Carl Johnston, Lee Hutton, Ben Wylie, Darren Hyland, Carson Elliott

Seniors - Ryan Strain, Thomas McComb, Josh McGreevy

Co Down

Juniors - Callum McVeigh

Seniors - Scott Pengelly, Ruari O'Hare, Cai Gemmell, Adam Carroll, Dean Truesdale, Ross Weatherup, Joe Shevlin

Co Tyrone

Juniors - Peter Bell

Seniors - George Curran

Co Londonderry

Seniors - Callum Brown, Ian Maxwell

Co Fermanagh

Josh Brownlee

First Choice Soccer

Seniors - Sam Ervine, Kyle Toan

Clubni 2003

Lewis MacKinnon, Ross McCausland, Charlie Allen, Josh Archer, Matthew Lusty, Kian Storey

Special mention has to go to the 7 players involved with the Co Antrim junior squad who won the tournament conceding just 1 goal along the way. Congratulations to you all on such a historic and superb achievement.

There was even more to celebrate for the academy with three of our players winning personal awards.

Darren Hyland - Co Antrim, won the Man of the Match award in the final with a sensational goal and a remarkable performance.

Chris McKee, - Co Antrim and Matty Lusty who represented ClubNI in the tournament a year young shared the golden boot award with 4 goals each.

Furthermore, Chris Mckee won the Player of the tournament award which capped of a great week for him personally.

Congratulations to every single player.

Picture of the jubilant Co Antrim Junior squad.

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