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We’ve won the league

Posted onPosted on 5th Jun

The YCDS Academy football team based at the YMCA Community and Activity Village, Newark, is celebrating a successful season.

Led by head coach and former England international and Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa star Gary Charles, and assistant coach Cameron Dobson, YCDS won the East Midlands Men’s Regional Invitation 1 league by six points.

They won 12, drew one, and lost one of 14 matches, scoring 45 goals and conceding 10,

Key matches that defined their season included a 12-3 victory against Brooke House, which set a high standard early on. Despite a setback with a 2-0 loss to FCV, YCDS bounced back strongly, securing a 3-0 win in the return fixture, and then a hard-fought 5-3 victory against Boston Utd.

Players included Kyle Pevler, Ricardo Pereira, Isaac Sills (captain), Thomas Compson Woolfit, Charlie Anderson, Kaden Scott, Freddie Weeks, Alfie Wilkinson, Max Oldfield, Kaeden Bennison, Kostas Jatulis, Ryan Roberts, Malik Cardosa, James Johnson, Carlton Price, Kalvin Osborne, Stephen Edwards, Harry Lancaster, and Jack Palmer.

Potential recruits and their families can visit the YCDS Academy website or contact the academy directly via email at or by phone at 07980 761311.