Footballer reaches top of league

A footballer from Pool Academy has reached the top of the league with his under 12s team.

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Ryan Kempthorne has been playing for the team in Illogan for the past four years. He is often seen in the Centre Attack or Midfield position.

He said: “We played against five other teams in the area and just won the league.

“I thought we had a chance to win.

“In a few months we will be playing in some semi-finals.

“Football is something I like and I would like to carry it on when I am older.

“At school I enjoy Maths and PE. I think Maths is a lot of fun.”

The former Illogan Primary School pupil says he likes to practise three times a week.

Christiana Richardson