Highgate Albion clinch another Senior Cup win

Highgate Albion celebrate winning the Barnet Sunday Football League Senior Cup

Highgate Albion celebrate winning the Barnet Sunday Football League Senior Cup - Credit: Archant

Barnet Sunday Football League Senior Cup: Highgate Albion 2 Park Royals 0

Highgate Albion celebrate winning the Barnet Sunday Football League Senior Cup at Wingate & Finchley

Highgate Albion celebrate winning the Barnet Sunday Football League Senior Cup at Wingate & Finchley's Maurice Rebak Stadium - Credit: Archant

Highgate Albion recently won the Barnet Sunday Football League Senior Cup with a 2-0 success against Park Royals.

The club, who are based at St Aloysius Sports Ground, had won the competition twice in the previous four years and made it three cup victories from the last five years on May 5.

A tense encounter took place at the Maurice Rebak Stadium, home of Bostik Premier outfit Wingate & Finchley.

Man of the match Lewis Toomey made two crucial tackles for Albion while Michael Coffey saw a shot blocked on the line by Park Royals in the first half as it remained goalless at the interval.


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Highgate started strongly after the break, but were indebted to goalkeeper Luke Ward, who made a crucial one-on-one save to keep the score 0-0.

Eventually the deadlock was broken and Albion went ahead thanks to an effort from Tage Kennedy.

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Park Royals tried to push for an equaliser now, but in the 90th minute Highgate broke and countered well.

James Espirit held the ball up, rolled into Hassan Sheikh's path and he lashed into the top corner to spark wonderful scenes and seal a 2-0 win which earns the club more silverware

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