Monday Sport: Leek Town girls beat cup favourites Burton in final

LEEK Town Girls’ U16’s lifted the Staffs FA Girls League Cup by beating Burton Albion in the final at Stafford Town’s Evans Park on Saturday evening.

Cup favourites Burton opened the scoring through after 10 minutes, but Abbie Sanders leveled for Leek 10 minutes later.

Leek upped their game in the second half and on the hour-mark Brooke Phillips snatched the winner following a free kick

While collecting the cup the Leek girls were also awarded their league runners-up trophies by the chairman of the Staffs FA Girls League Andy Bryant..

Leek Town players Maddie Bragg, Lydia Coates, Issy Dyer, Laura Evans, Jenny Hesketh, Bethany Jones, Brooke Phillips, Lauren Phillips, Ellie Salt, Abbie Sanders, Lily Swietek, Caitlin Taaffe, Alanya Tezgel, and Kiera Wells are pictured celebrating with manager Chris Sanders and coach Dave Salt.