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​Hopwood Hall knock out FC United


Hopwood Hall College’s first team progress to round 2 of the Greater Manchester U-18's County Cup with a 3-0 win over FC United’s U18s first team.

In a battle between two of the cup’s heavy weight teams, the Middleton college came out on top thanks to two goals from Jake Frost one from Dom Bevan.

Dom Bevan chips the keeper for Hopwood Hall's second

Frost, studying a Level 3 Diploma in Sport, scored either side of Bevan’s goal and could have had a third from the penalty spot, if not for a superb save from the FC United keeper.

Bevan, a Level 1 Diploma in Sport student, provided the crowd pleasing second with a composed chip over the opposing keeper.

Rob Johnson, Head Coach at Hopwood Hall’s Football Academy, said of the performance:

“The game was an excellent advert for college football. Ourselves and FC United played a positive, high-tempo, passing game with no cards handed out to either side from the ref. Just how the game should be played.”