Following the impressive triumphs of Walton Academy’s year 8 and year 9 teams, the winning streak extends with a resounding victory by the year 7 squad over Charles Read Academy. On Thursday 29 February, Walton’s year 7 footballers showcased their talent and determination, clinching their first win in Walton colours.

In a captivating showdown against Charles Read Academy, Walton’s year 7 team demonstrated unwavering resolve on the pitch. Despite facing early setbacks, including a swift counterattack that saw Charles Read take the lead, Walton Academy rallied with a stellar performance. Kian’s close-range finish just before halftime ignited the team’s momentum, setting the stage for a thrilling second half.

Adam emerged as the hero of the match, unleashing two remarkable long-range strikes to propel Walton into a commanding lead. Despite Charles Read’s late surge, Walton’s cohesive team effort, fortified by goalkeeper Tilly’s exceptional saves, ensured a 4-2 victory.

The team’s Captain, Sonny, earned well-deserved recognition as the Player of the Match, serving as a defensive cornerstone and an inspiration to his teammates.

Walton Academy’s year 7 football success marks a triumphant third consecutive win following victories by the year 8 and year 9 teams. Congratulations to the players and coaching staff for their outstanding achievements on the field.