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Champions Fairlop give Prince the perfect send-off

Aaron Dias saluted his champions after Fairlop FC secured the MGBSFL title with a game to spare following a five-star win over Raiders C.

    Fairlop FC capped a memorable first season in the MGBSFL by securing the Division Two title with a game to spare. (Photo: Marc Morris)
    Fairlop FC capped a memorable first season in the MGBSFL by securing the Division Two title with a game to spare. (Photo: Marc Morris)

    MGBSFL DIVISION TWO

    NORTH LONDON RAIDERS C 1 FAIRLOP FC 5

    Daniel Garfinkle got the title celebrations under way with the opener, before the impressive Pierce Prince double the lead with a well-taken finish.

    Striker Daniel Rosen made it 3-0 before captain marvel Bradley Gayer added a deadly double.

    Jubilant Fairlop boss Aaron Dias told JC Sport: "We are delighted to have finally secured the title. It's been a great first season for us and we are all delighted that it has finished with silverware.

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    "Today comes at the cost of our Mr Consistent Pierce Prince as he starts his new life in Los Angeles - we wish him all the very best in his new adventure.

    "It was a good game of football, credit to NLR C for getting a team together, they played the game in the right spirit.

    "We will certainly enjoy ourselves over the coming weeks but attention will soon turn to next year, where we will on the hunt for more silverware."

    Ben Kaye fired a consolation for NLR and manager Sam Rose told JC Sport: "“Firstly congratulations to Fairlop on winning the league. They’re a well-run team that were the best team in our league this year and deserved their promotion."

    Rose went on to say: "I’m proud of the boys that put on the orange shirt for us this Sunday, playing nearly 70 minutes with 10 men – stepping up and taking responsibility for representing the team.

    "We’ve had an inconsistent season, I think it’s fair to say, which has hindered our progress but we will be looking to strengthen in the summer to mount a title challenge next season and come back stronger."

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