Kids shine on their big day at PNE

Queen's Drive (yellow kit) v St Andrew's (blue) in the Harold Slater Shield Under-11s final at Deepdale
Queen's Drive (yellow kit) v St Andrew's (blue) in the Harold Slater Shield Under-11s final at Deepdale
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More than 200 youngsters graced Deepdale’s hallowed turf when they took part in the Dick Clegg Preston Schools’ Cup finals.

Nine finals were played over the course of Saturday, with the day deemed a huge success.

Action from the Dixon Cup Under-14s girls final between Archbishop Temple (Red kit) and Broughton High (dark blue)

Action from the Dixon Cup Under-14s girls final between Archbishop Temple (Red kit) and Broughton High (dark blue)

The Melissa Smith Shield for Under-12s girls was won by Corpus Christi who beat St Cecilia’s 6-3.

Queen’s Drive Primary were 3-1 winners against St Andrew’s in the Under-11s Harold Slater Shield.

Broughton High won 3-2 against Archbishop Temple in the Under-14s girls’ Dixon Cup.

The Under-16s girls’ Guild Cup was won by Our Lady’s High thanks to a 3-1 victory over Broughton.

Corpus Christi (red kit) take on St Cecilia's (blue and black kit) in the Under-12s Melissa Smith

Corpus Christi (red kit) take on St Cecilia's (blue and black kit) in the Under-12s Melissa Smith

Archbishop Temple beat Broughton High 1-0 to lift the boys’ Under-12s Mick Baxter Cup.

The Under-13s boys’ Jack May Cup saw a 3-1 win for Ashton High against Our Lady’s.

A 1-0 win for Longridge against Our Lady’s saw them lift the William Dawson Cup at Under-14s level.

The Ord/Hargreaves Cup for Under-15s was shared by Our Lady’s and Corpus Christi after a 1-1 draw.

Our Lady's (maroon kit) v Broughton High (dark blue) in the Under-16s Guild Cup

Our Lady's (maroon kit) v Broughton High (dark blue) in the Under-16s Guild Cup

Corpus Christi won the Under-16s Lucas Shield thanks to a 2-1 victory over Broughton.

Referees and assistants for the finals were organised by Graeme Atkinson from PNE community, and they were sponsored by BAE Systems Toolroom, Samlesbury.

More than 1,000 came through the turnstiles, with all proceeds to be invested back into Preston Schools’ FA to run their seven district teams.

Organisers thanked the sponsors of the finals – Naze Lane Garage, DB Sport, Game Deepdale, Preston Comic Con, E&H Flooring, Cadley FC, Longsands Lynx, Edison Pope, David Lucas and Evolve Doc Solutions.

Under-16s Guild Cup action between Our Lady's and Broughton High

Under-16s Guild Cup action between Our Lady's and Broughton High

A spokesman for Preston Schools' FA said: "It was a superb day with more than 200 children getting the chance to play at Deepdale.

"We would like to thank everyone who came along to watch during the day and to the many volunteers who made the day the success it was."

Queen's Drive and St Andrew's in action in the Harold Slater Shield

Queen's Drive and St Andrew's in action in the Harold Slater Shield