Crusaders Strikers take third place in Electric Ireland Academy League

Crusaders Strikers U-19s v Sion Swifts
Crusaders Strikers U-19s attempt to block a Sion Swifts shot. (Photo: Ephy McConnell)

Crusaders Strikers U-19s beat their Sion Swifts counterparts 4-1 at Seaview to finish third in the Electric Ireland Academy League.

Strikers had only needed to avoid defeat in the league’s final fixture against fifth-placed Sion Swifts, in order to climb above Cliftonville Corinthians.

The score line saw Strikers exceed 50 goals for the season, while also taking goals conceded by Sion Swifts over the half century.

Crusaders Strikers U-19s beat Sion Swifts
Photo: Ephy McConnell

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