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Waterloo’s young footballers are London champions

Waterloo FC's under-13s stormed to victory on Sunday, beating Bromley in the London Youth FA Cup final. MP Kate Hoey was among the supporters cheering them on at the Mile End Stadium.

Waterloo FC celebrating their victory at Mile End Stadium
Members of the team with manager Arnie Reynolds

The nail-biting match was ended 0-0 at full time – and even 20 minutes of extra time failed to produce any goals.

Waterloo eventually triumphed over Bromley in a tense penalty shoot-out, winning 5-4.

Young players from the Waterloo U9, U11 and U12 teams ran onto the pitch to celebrate with their first team.

• The club receives funding from Southwark Alliance, Waterloo Community Regeneration Trust and Southwark & Lambeth Sport Action Zone. Sponsorship and volunteers are needed for the new season in September – if you can help, email

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