Campus Football End-of-Season
Campus Football 2018-19: League Winners, Cup Winners and Player of the Season Announced
Another season of Campus Football has come to an end, with around 500 matches played across six different leagues over the course of the last eight months.
In Wednesday’s first division, Engineering won the league having gone through the entire season unbeaten, clinching the title on the final day with a 3-0 victory over Politics B. Law FC and Politics A made up the rest of the top three, with both finishing three points behind the champions.
In the division below, Oman pipped Red City to the league title with a final day victory over Herdman Athletic enough to get them over the line. Carnatic Argyle, in their first season as a team, came fourth.
In Sunday’s first division, Mathsoc beat Engineering to the title by a point after they won 4-1 against Rankin Veterans on the final day.
In the second division, Physio FC and Woodbourne Warriors were beaten to the league title by Chemistry FC, although the top three were all only separated by two points.
In Sunday’s third division, it was LURFC who narrowly beat Medics 3s to the title, despite a 2-0 loss against Physics, who came third in the league standings, on the final day. Los Rankos and ULMS both finished on 22 points in fourth and fifth place respectively.
Over in the Campus Cup, the final at Wyncote saw Physio FC beat Medics 1s 3-2 after extra-time in a closely-fought game.
In the 6-a-side league, Cabbage FC were runaway winners having gone unbeaten across their 27 league matches, winning 24 of them. The Tapas Six finished second in the league table, a point ahead of Woody’s Warriors who were third. VLR and Lads on Pres-season made up the top-five.
The 6-a-side Campus Cup was won by Men Behaving Chadli, who overcame Expected Toulouse 2-0, having beaten McNair, LUCC FC, Woody’s Warriors and Deeve FC en route to the final.
For the first time, there is also a Campus Football Player of the Season, sponsored by Convocation FC, the University’s Alumni football club.
The winner of the inaugural POTY award is Matty Mcleod of Red City, who scored 17 league goals in 11 matches in Wednesday’s second division, and was named Man of the Match for his side on four different occasions.
Anyone who is graduating this year and is staying in the local area can join the University Alumni team, Convocation FC. They are always on the lookout for new players, and you can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details, or visit www.convocationfc.co.uk.
For those who are studying at the University again next season, Coordinators will be in touch about signing up again over the coming months.
Teams wanting to participate in next year’s campus football leagues will be invited to do so in September, but can request more information by emailing email@example.com . Existing teams will be able to re-register in due course.
By Matt Addison