Burnley College’s league-winning male Football Academy has progressed to the second round of the BCS Cup competition following a 4-1 home victory against Huddersfield College.
Advanced Level Sport Studies students Callum Broadleday, Scott Byron, Zac Holt and Mateusz Kapica were the game’s goal scorers.
Coach Barry Knowles said: “This was an excellent performance and result and we are delighted to have progressed to the next round of the competition.
The male second team were 7-0 winners away at St Wilfrids Church of England Academy.
A Level student Brad Campbell scored a hat-trick with Advanced Level Public Services student Matt Lord scoring two.
A Level student Luke Parkinson and Advanced Level Sport Studies student Eli Hey were the game’s other goalscorers.
Coach Gerry Harrison said: “It was a very pleasing performance as the boys kept their discipline well throughout the whole game.
“They are starting to gain a good understanding of the game and look like they are improving game by game individually and as a team.”
In addition to the Football Academy, Burnley College also runs Basketball, Netball and Golf Academies and has a Badminton Academy planned for next year.