the Czech and Polish semi-finalists dispatched,
the two English victors now came head-to-head
to decide who would collect the silver runners-up
medals and who would lay their hands on the gold
& Hove Rockets were the walking wounded heading
into the final with various players suffering
from knocks. They would have to put in one more
sterling effort as they put in the final push
for glory. Borussia Dorchmen were firing on all
cylinders now though so this would be no easy
Dorchmen struck the all important first goal of
the final. The goalscorer was Matt Cottrell, his
first goal of the tournament. A one goal lead
quickly became a two goal lead when Fergus Guppy
struck. You could be forgiven for thinking this
game was over but Brighton & Hove Rockets
dug in and fought hard.
efforts were rewarded when Giles Collyer reduced
the deficit to 2-1. Try as they might though the
equalizer proved elusive and Borussia Dorchmen
saw out the rest of the game to pick up their
first eurofootballfives.com silverware.
2009 Krakow Trophy Plate Winners – Borussia Dorchmen.