Michael keeps his cool to show off all his skills

Cults Academy young­ster comes out on top

Evening Express (Extra Edition) - - DRIVE - By Sean Wal­lace

TAL­ENTED young­ster Michael Philip­son has se­cured the Green Fi­nal Soc­cer Skills tro­phy.

The 12-year-old Cults Academy pupil pro­duced a su­perb dis­play of skill, ac­cu­racy and com­po­sure to come out on top in a tour­na­ment packed with young stars of the fu­ture.

Michael, who also plays for Al­bion Boys Club, said: “I am re­ally happy to have won the tro­phy.

“The best sec­tion for me was chip­ping into the goal.”

The North-east’s top young tal­ent were tested on drib­bling through 10 cones, keepy-ups and shoot­ing ac­cu­racy from the edge of the penalty area.

Michael racked up an

CHAM­PION: Green Fi­nal Skills competition win­ner Michael Philip­son with his prizes.

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