DHL Prague Red (Cze)
Eagles Old Boys (Eng)
* Eagles Old Boys won 2-0 on penalties

DHL Prague were making their 3 rd appearance in a Plate Final (4 th Final in total) and with that came experience. Would this experience overcome the Eagles Old Boys competing in a final at the first attempt?

There were mixed results in finals for DHL Prague having finished runner up in the 2007 Prague Trophy and 2008 Prague Trophy Plate. They tasted success in the 2008 Barca Fives at the last attempt though.

The Czech's were arguably the favourites having won 3 and drawn 1 since opening game defeat. Eagles Old Boys could not be written off though as they had been growing in stature and strength throughout the day and particularly in this knock-out phase.

As the game turned out, there was to be nothing to split these teams and the game finished 0-0. DHL Red had kept their 5 th successive clean sheet and maybe penalties was the only way that ‘keeper Mark Keogh would be beaten. Both teams had shoot-out wins under their belts in the quarter-finals but that would count for nothing with the pressure of winners medals and a trophy at stake. The hero's of the hour were Shahed Miah and Jon Spooner who both converted their spot-kicks while ‘keeper Cameron Chalmers avoided conceding in a 2-0 shoot-out victory.

In World Cup year, Eagles Old Boys proved that an English team can win on penalties in an international football tournament…….Capello's boys – take note!

Our congratulations to Eagles Old Boys on a fine victory in the Plate and our commiserations to DHL Prague Red who we are sure will pick up further glory of their own in future tournaments.

Group Phase
Plate Knock-out
Cup Knock-out



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