England dominated the second international football 7-a-side tournament of the year, with William Ling finishing the competition as top scorer with six goals.
The Dublin Friendship Tournament concluded on Sunday (3 April) in Ireland, and was the last international competition ahead of the 2016 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF) Pre-Paralympic Tournament in Salou, Spain, which starts on 30 April.
The Dublin Tournament consisted of a mixture of talent levels from five nations and was broken down into three sections: main competition, second competition (talent teams) and third competition (mini’s teams).
England, comprised of their under-20s team, topped the main competition. Denmark opened the tournament with a 2-0 victory over Italy, but were hammered 5-0 by England in their next match.
The Republic of Ireland was represented by their development team and they too suffered at the hands of a strong English side, going down 4-0.
Ireland also drew 2-2 against Denmark and 1-1 when they faced Italy during the tournament.
The Republic of Ireland kicked off the talent teams competition with a 5-1 victory over Denmark. Northern Ireland also saw victory over Denmark 9-0. In the mini section, Ireland played out a 4-4 with Northern Ireland.