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CHAMPIONS

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									                      GRENFELL NEWS
CHAMPIONS!!!
Grenfell’s footballers win
‘Street Rising’ Tournament
In a hard fought but generally
good natured battle for the 2010
‘Street Rising’ Cup at The Hub on
Thursday Grenfell’s football team
won a tense and thrilling final
after a sudden-death penalty
shoot out.
After a shaky start, losing their   The winning team: (standing left-right) Leon Kane,
first match and only managing a     Ismo Soumahoro, Ernest Boothe, Leon Delpratt, Leigh
                                    Andrews (front left-right) David Ongorok, Alphonso
draw in the second, Grenfell        ‘The Special One’ Anderson, Cedric Tehe, Chris
suddenly sprung into action and     Birchall
won their remaining group games
in convincing style.                Thankfully though the boys on the pitch
A comfortable win in the semi-      managed to keep their cool and after a
final against Battersea took the    great save from keeper Chris Birchall,
boys through to the final where     Ernest Boothe calmly stepped up to the
they were pitted against Wandle     spot and drilled his shot past Wandle’s
HA, the only team to have beaten    keeper to secure the win, much to the
Grenfell in the group stages.       delight of chief-cheerleaders Jo and
A frantic 12 minutes of high-       Elaine!
octane football followed, there     All the winning players received an
were chances on either side, but    individual trophy and a voucher for JJB
at the final whistle neither team   sports.
had managed to take the lead and    The Grenfell team also won the referees’
a sudden-death penalty shoot-out    award for fair play for which they each
followed.                           received an Argos voucher and a team
Grenfell, somewhat unusually,       trophy which will shortly be on display at
opted to shoot second. With         the Grenfell Office for everyone to
saves and misses on both sides      admire.
leaving the score level after 6     David Ongorok also deservedly won one of
penalties nerves amongst            three special awards for exceptional talent,
Grenfell’s supporters were at       his prize being an iPod shuffle.
fever-pitch.                        Manager Alphonso ‘The Special One’
                                    Anderson said “I’m really proud of the lads,
                                    they put in 100% effort to come back from
                                    a weak start and deserved to win both the
                                    tournament and the fair play award”


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                                                         failure except in
                                                         no longer trying.”
                                                         Elbert Hubbard




How clean is your bed?
A story was published in lots of the national papers recently claiming that millions of
us only wash our bedding three times a year, with under-25s being the worst culprits
Health experts say the lack of cleanliness makes a bed a breeding ground for
bacteria and viruses and can cause asthma or make the symptoms worse.
Environmental health expert Dr Lisa Ackerley said: "To reduce levels of unwanted
organisms and mites, you need to wash your bed linen at least once a fortnight -
preferably once a week."

								
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