Oaklands Wolves Men’s football win the Premier League title for the first time in eight years!

A fantastic week for our elite team as they beat CONEL 2-1 on Wednesday 7th February, securing our first men’s Premier League title in 8 years. The boys have achieved this feat with a game to spare, currently holding an unbeaten record so far this season. Not only have these boys secured this league title, they are also into the last 8 of the National Cup, where they will travel to South Devon College as they look to progress to the semi-finals.

 

Here are the thoughts of the elites coach, Josh Castiglione.

“It’s a fantastic achievement for the boys and our academy as a whole. I have to give these lads so much credit for what they have done so far this season, in such a competitive league. To have not lost a league game, it really is something to be proud of and should give these boys so much confidence for the remainder of the season. We must stay focused and train well over these next few weeks as we prepare for our long trip down to South Devon College, in what will be another extremely tough game in the cup.”

 

We also caught up with our elites captain, Freddie Bellinger.

“What a feeling! We’ve worked so hard all season to win this title and it feels so good to finally be able to call ourselves league champions! We know our season isn’t yet finished and we want to make sure we continue to put the hours of hard graft in and do everything we can to progress further in the National Cup, whilst remaining unbeaten in the league.”

 

Along with this result for our elite team, we also had games with our U17’s AM & U17’s PM last week with both sides picking up convincing wins against their respective opponents. This now gives us quite an incredible record of 14 wins out of 15 games that we’ve had this side of the new year.

 

With their 8-0 win, our U17’s AM side are now chasing down the league leaders as they are now just 6 points behind with a game in hand, brining themselves right back into the race.

 

Our U17’s PM side are also on quite some run this year, having just beaten Cambridge Regional College 6-1, they sit a massive 13 points clear at the top of the league, (also unbeaten) leaving themselves with a maximum of just 3 more wins needed to secure another league title for our academy.