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MMYFC Victorious in Barcelona

Mount Merrion tasted success in Europe.MtMerrion v Barca2

On Thursday, 23rd May, Mount Merrion YFC U12A, who play in the DDSL Premier Division, travelled to Barcelona to take part in the annual Barcelona International Football Festival Cup on 25th & 26th May and  won the tournament in style. The tournament comprised of teams from Norway, Sweden, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Spain.

MMYFC played 5 games over two days conceding just 5 goals and scoring 21. They beat hot favorites CF Parets (Spain) 3 v 1 in the Semi -Final and beat CF Martorells ( Spain ) 3 v 0 in the final.

They also picked up Goalkeeper of the Tournament, Matthew Treanor and leading goalscorer of the Tournament, Cian Donnelly. Some outstanding defending from Shane Murray, Matthew Naughton and Sean Kearns along with superb displays from midfield generals Ronan Cowhey, Myki McGilligan and David Dalton and flying wingers Shane Flynn and Ruairi Whelan all contributed to great team performances and enabling them to become worthy winners of the Barcelona International Cup, 2013.

                                                  MtMerrion v Barca

MMYFC In Barcelona:

Team Photo Back Row L to R.: Matthew Naughton, Shane Flynn, Sean Kearns, Cian Donnelly, David Dalton. 

Front Row L to R.: Shane Murray, Ronan Cowhey, Matthew Treanor, Ruairi Whelan, Myki McGilligan.