New-look Crusaders show fighting spirit to earn comeback triumph

Ely City Crusaders U13 White OCT 2021

Ely City Crusaders' Under 13 White team recovered from two goals down to beat Chatteris Town as they showed off their new kit. - Credit: Ely City Crusaders FC

Junior footballers recovered from two goals down to ensure they would mark their first game in a new kit in the best possible way. 

Ely City Crusaders Under 13 White faced Chatteris Town Blues on October 9 in the U13 Stanley Division of the Cambridge & District Colts League.  

That was the day Crusaders sported their new kit for the 2021-22 season, sponsored by Trevor Peters of Optimum Precision Engineering Ltd. 

Coach Jon Cutter said: “Having won their league last season and gaining promotion up a division for the 2021-22 season, Crusaders are off to a great start in their new team kit.” 

Liam Goodman, Alfie Lampshire and Morgan Holmes scored Ely’s goals to secure a 3-2 win. 

A week later, Crusaders beat Sawston United 2-1 to climb into third spot in the league table. 

They take on Bottisham Under 13s on Saturday, October 23, 11.30am kick-off. 

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